The computing formulae, in different forms, for the normal vector of the instantaneous contact line are summarized systematically. For some of them, the distinct and sententious proof techniques are put forward. Based on the normal vector of the transient contact line, the computing formulae for the induced normal curvature and the induced geodesic torsion are deduced laconically and strictly. Owing to making use of the normal vector of the transient contact line, the style of the obtained formulae is more elegant. Particularly, a novel developing approach for the computing formula of the induced geodesic torsion is proposed. On the basis of the induced geodesic torsion, the computing formulae for the induced principal directions are derived. From this, the calculating formulae for the induced principal curvatures are obtained rigorously and conveniently. All these work reveal the pivotal position of the normal vector of the momentary contact line in the meshing theory for the line conjugate gearing. By right of the meshing theory established, the meshing analysis for the modified TA worm drive is performed. A number of basic and important formulae are attained and the numerical outcome of the induced principal curvature is given out.

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