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Design and Analysis of Multilink Flexible Mechanisms With Multiple Clearance Connections

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S. Dubowsky

School of Engineering and Applied Science, University of California, Los Angeles, Calif.

T. N. Gardner

Exxon Production Research Co., Houston, Texas

J. Eng. Ind 99(1), 88-96 (Feb 01, 1977) (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3439171 History: Received May 26, 1976; Online July 15, 2010

Abstract

The problem of predicting the dynamic behavior of general planar mechanisms with elastic links and multiple clearance connections is addressed using a perturbation coordinate approach. Particular emphasis is placed on studying the effects of system elasticity on the high internal impact forces generated by the presence of the clearances at high speeds. Two examples of complete systems are considered and their responses are compared to the behavior of relatively simple dynamic models: the object is the development of design guidelines. The results show that the simpler models yield useful insights into the behavior of the more complex systems.

Copyright © 1977 by ASME
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