RESEARCH PAPERS: Mechanisms Papers

Analysis of Spatial RRGRR Mechanisms by the Method of Generated Surfaces

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L. E. Torfason, A. K. Sharma

University of New Brunswick, Frederickton, N. B., Canada

J. Eng. Ind 95(3), 704-708 (Aug 01, 1973) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3438213 History: Received July 06, 1972; Online July 15, 2010


The motion of a spatial RRGRR mechanism can be determined by considering the intersection of two tori. In this paper the intersections of two offset skew circular tori are found, thus defining all pair variables in this class of five link mechanism.

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