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a line generated by a point on a circle rolling around another circle

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The metering function is based on two epicycloids turbines being driven by the medium flowing past them, with the relative position of the two vanes to each other being controlled by gear wheels that engaged, Victrex explains.
The epicycloid curve is generated by a fixed point P, related to a circle, which is rolling slidingless outside of another fixed circle, as in figure 2.
If in the case of processing gears with curved teeth arranged in a circular arc there is the possibility of rectifying the gear's flanks, in the case of processing conical gears with teeth arranged in an epicycloid arc, there is none (Stetiu, (1994).
Oh, stellar arena of night, scarred by the evolutions, spirals and leaps of Those nimble riders; oh, cycloids and epicycloids executed in inspiration Along the diagonals of the sky, amid lost wire spokes, hoops shed with indifference, to reach the bright goal denuded, with nothing but the pure idea of cycling
Surfaces having polygonal and curved directory (ellipse, circle, epicycloids, etc.