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Table 2 Variation for directions of torque and power within power branch 3A-3B

From: Recirculation of Parallel-Connected Planetary Gear Trains

Case Power flow in link 2 Power flow
in link 3
Angular velocity Torque Power on
branch/gear set
I P2A<0, P2B>0 P3A<0, P3B<0 ω>0 T3A<0, T3B<0 Flow to output
ω<0 T3A>0, T3B>0
II P3A<0, P3B>0 ω>0 T3A<0, T3B>0 Inconsumable for set B
ω<0 T3A>0, T3B<0
III P3A>0, P3B>0 ω>0 T3A>0, T3B>0 Inconsumable for set B and no output on link 3
ω<0 T3A<0, T3B<0
IV P3A>0, P3B<0 ω>0 T3A>0, T3B<0 Recirculation
ω<0 T3A<0, T3B>0
V P2A>0, P2B<0 P3A<0, P3B<0 ω>0 T3A<0, T3B<0 No source for set B
ω<0 T3A>0, T3B>0
VI P3A<0, P3B>0 ω>0 T3A<0, T3B>0 Recirculation
ω<0 T3A>0, T3B<0
VII P3A>0, P3B>0 ω>0 T3A>0, T3B>0 Inconsumable for set A and no output on link 3
ω<0 T3A<0, T3B<0
VIII P3A>0, P3B<0 ω>0 T3A>0, T3B<0 Inconsumable for set A and no source for set B
ω<0 T3A<0, T3B>0