Analytical Kinematics

Analytical Kinematics

Analysis and Synthesis of Planar Mechanisms

1st Edition - March 6, 1991

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  • Author: Deborah Gans
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483292151

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Using computational techniques and a complex variable formulation, this book teaches the student of kinematics to handle increasingly difficult problems in both the analysis and design of mechanisms all based on the fundamental loop closure equation.

Table of Contents

  • Mechanisms and their abstraction; Bar linkages; Mechanisms, coordinate systems and vectors; Complex variables; Position analysis of bar linkages; Velocity and acceleration of bar linkages; Higher pairs: Analysis of gears and cams; Dimensional synthesis of four link mechanisms; Further topics in synthesis; Fundamentals of kinetic analysis; Friction and inertia; Exercises; References; Index

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  • No. of pages: 248
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Butterworth-Heinemann 1991
  • Published: March 6, 1991
  • Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483292151

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Deborah Gans

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