Kinematic Chains and Machine Components Design


  • Dan Marghitu, Auburn University, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Alabama, USA.

Kinematic Chains and Machine Components Design covers a broad spectrum of critical machine design topics and helps the reader understand the fundamentals and apply the technologies necessary for successful mechanical design and execution. The inclusion of examples and instructive problems present the reader with a teachable computer-oriented text. Useful analytical techniques provide the practitioner and student with powerful tools for the design of kinematic chains and machine components.Kinematic Chains and Machine Components Design serves as a on-volume reference for engineers and students in mechanical engineering with applications for all engineers working in the fields of machine design and robotics. The book contains the fundamental laws and theories of science basic to mechanical engineering including mechanisms, robots and machine components to provide the reader with a thorough understanding of mechanical design.
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Upper undergraduate level and advanced undergraduate level engineering students; practitioners and designers in mechanical, automotive, aeronautical, biomedical, and industrial engineering.


Book information

  • Published: April 2005
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-471352-9

Table of Contents

PrefaceAbout the AuthorPart I: Kinematic ChainsI.1 IntroductionI.2 FundamentalsI.3 Position AnalysisI.4 Velocity and Acceleration AnalysisI.5 Contour EquationsI.6 Dynamic Force AnalysisI.7 Simulation of Kinematic Chains with Mathematica I.8 Packages for Kinematic ChainsI.9 Simulation of Kinematic Chains with Working ModelPart II: Machine Components II.1 Stress and Deflection II.2 Fatigue II.3 Screws II.4 Rolling Bearings II.5 Lubrication and Sliding Bearings II.6 Gears II.7 Mechanical Springs II.8 Disk Friction and Flexible BeltsIndex