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Loci in epicyclic gearing E1-1

R: pitch diameter of the fixed sun gear.

r: pitch diameter of the planetary gear.

k = R/r = 1.1

The red curve is locus of point on the pitch circle of the green planetary gear.

1 cycle of the mechanism corresponds 10 revolutions of the pink input crank.

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