In gear train, combination of two or gears are used to transmit power.
The gear train is classified into following types,
- Simple gear train
- Compound gear train
- Riveted gear train
- Epicyclic gear train
1.Simple gear train
In this type, there is only one gear is mounted on each shaft.
2.Compound gear train
In this type, two or more gears are mounted on each shaft.
3.Riveted gear train
The compound gear train in which input and out put shafts are collinear to each other.
4.Epicyclic gear train
In this type, one gear is moving upon and around another gear.