RESEARCH PAPERS: Mechanisms Papers

Synthesis of an Eight-Link Mechanism for Varieties of Motion Programs

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S. Hamid, A. H. Soni

Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Okla.

J. Eng. Ind 95(3), 744-750 (Aug 01, 1973) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3438219 History: Received July 06, 1972; Online July 15, 2010


Using the matrix approach, synthesis equations are derived for eight types of synthesis problems for an eight-link mechanism having five links in each of its three loops. A numerical approach due to Marquardt is applied to illustrate the synthesis technique for the varieties of motion programs.

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