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Flexible coupling is used because

A. It is easy to disassemble

B. It is easy to engage and disengage

C. It transmits shocks gradually

D. It prevents shock transmission and eliminates stress reversals

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  5. Which gear train is used for higher velocity ratios in a small space?
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  17. The sense of Coriolis component is such that it
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  19. A completely constrained motion can be transmitted with.
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