Design of Four-Bar Function Generators With Mini-Max Transmission Angle

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K. C. Gupta

Materials Engineering Department, University of Illinois, Chicago, Ill.

J. Eng. Ind 99(2), 360-365 (May 01, 1977) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3439231 History: Received May 13, 1976; Online July 15, 2010


A new method of designing four-bar function generators with optimum transmission angle is presented. Transmission angles are considered optimum, in a mini-max sense, when their extreme values deviate equally from 90 deg. Numerical examples are given to illustrate the synthesis procedure.

Copyright © 1977 by ASME
Topics: Design , Generators
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