0
RESEARCH PAPERS: Mechanisms Papers

A Simplified Approach to Two-Freedom Linkages

[+] Author and Article Information
K. Laksminarayana

Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India

J. Eng. Ind 95(2), 584-588 (May 01, 1973) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3438194 History: Received July 07, 1972; Online July 15, 2010

Abstract

The use of what are known as identical swing positions (identische Schwingenlagen) is shown to simplify considerably the synthesis of the plane seven-link mechanism to generate functions of two variables. The mechanism with a fixed double joint, suitably achieved, has a four-link loop and can be easily synthesized for the largest number of precision points (11) by the foregoing method without any restriction in principle on the nature of the function to be generated. Application of the method to mechanisms without a four-link loop is possible under certain restrictions on the nature of the function.

Copyright © 1973 by ASME
Your Session has timed out. Please sign back in to continue.

References

Figures

Tables

Errata

Discussions

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related Journal Articles
Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In