Mixed Exact-Approximate Planar Mechanism Position Synthesis

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G. H. Sutherland

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

J. Eng. Ind 99(2), 434-439 (May 01, 1977) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3439256 History: Received June 15, 1976; Online July 15, 2010


Design equations are developed for rigid body guidance through K equals one, two, three, and four exact positions and N – K approximate positions. Both circle and straight-line points are considered. Algebraic solution techniques for use with a pocket scientific calculator and a digital computer are illustrated using numerical examples.

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