A Four-Bar Linkage Adjustable for Variable Straight Line Motions

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D. C. Tao, L. G. Amos

Engineering Laboratory, Electric Typewriter Division, International Business Machines Corp., Lexington, Ky.

J. Eng. Ind 87(3), 287-289 (Aug 01, 1965) (3 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3670813 History: Received July 06, 1964; Online December 08, 2011


A flexible graphical technique is presented to synthesize a four-bar linkage with an adjustable fixed pivot to satisfy a specified angle between two straight line segments traced by a coupler point.

Copyright © 1965 by ASME
Topics: Motion , Linkages
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