RESEARCH PAPERS: Mechanisms Papers

Kinematics and Statics Including Friction in Single-Loop Mechanisms by Screw Calculus and Dual Vectors

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M. L. Keler

Fachhochschule, Munich, Germany

J. Eng. Ind 95(2), 471-480 (May 01, 1973) (10 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3438179 History: Received July 06, 1972; Online July 15, 2010


After reviewing the fundamentals of dual-complex vector algebra, a method of accounting for friction in kinematic joints is developed. The method, which is based on an iterative technique, is applicable to all single-loop mechanisms which are kinematically and statically determinate.

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