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Old 08-02-2013, 09:15 PM   #3 (permalink)
gone-ot
...beats walking...
 
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...gears are becoming like Archimedes' geometric approximations of a circle, just use enough small-length, straight, segments to approximate a smooth circle made of straight pieces...ie, use enough 'staight' gears to approximate a 'smoothly curving' power-vs.-load curve: a geared CVT.
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