What is gearing?

  • (noun): Wheelwork consisting of a connected set of rotating gears by which force is transmitted or motion or torque is changed.
    Synonyms: gears, geartrain, power train, train

Some articles on gearing:

Cyclocomputer - Additional Information - Gearing
... For integrated shifters on racing bicycles, the gear can be read by the computer Shimano's Flight Deck and Campagnolo's ErgoBrain work with their respective systems to detect the gearing ... This allows indirect measurement of cadence ...
Boat Rigging (sport Rowing) - Gearing
... outboard portions of the oar and therefore sets the gearing ... Such a gearing might be used for sprint racing ... The gearing is usually set the same for all rowers in a crew, though a particularly tall or strong oarsman may have a different gearing to accommodate them ...
American Gear Manufacturers Association
... Gear Manufacturers Association or AGMA is the trade group of companies in manufacturing gears and gearing ... standards on gearing ... TC 60 is the committee responsible for developing all international gearing standards ...
Howmet TX - Development - Turbine
... setup used an internal power turbine to drive the rear wheels through the use of reduction gearing ... a standard gearbox was not necessary, leaving the Howmet TX with only a single gearing speed ... However, the gearing ratios were able to be quickly changed in the differential, allowing the car to be adapted to various circuits ...
... remained at a constant angle, Ramelli incorporated an epicyclic gearing arrangement, a complex device that had only previously been used in astronomical clocks ... could have worked just as effectively (as it does with a Ferris wheel), but the gearing system allowed him to display his mathematical prowess ... copy is notable because it misrepresents Ramelli's original epicyclic gearing arrangement, perhaps indicating a lack of mechanical competence on the part of the engraver ...

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