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Ratio for 2 tangent circles with fixed centers

Question asked by David Lewis on Jun 17, 2020
Latest reply on Jun 18, 2020 by Jim Riddell

I know the center locations for two circles of unknown diameter that are tangent to each other, and I know what their ratio is to one another. I want to make sure the diameters are viable for the build when the circles have a ratio of 8-to-1.

 

I can't drive either of the diameters, but to be clear, I know that I can measure the distance between the centers, divide by 9 and multiply the product by 16.

 

I'm asking if this is possible without intermediate dimensions. I prefer to include the absolute minimum construction geometry or intermediate dimensions in sketches, and I'd like to know if this is possible without it.

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