0
RESEARCH PAPERS

Position-Force Synthesis of Closed-Loop Linkages

[+] Author and Article Information
C. Huang, B. Roth

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305

J. Mech. Des 116(1), 155-162 (Mar 01, 1994) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.2919339 History: Received May 01, 1992; Online June 02, 2008

Abstract

The dimensional synthesis of spatial closed-loop linkages to match both force and position specifications is investigated. An efficient means of formulating force equations is introduced through the application of linear algebra to screw theory. The synthesis of spatial four-bar linkages is discussed in detail; it is shown that the maximum number of allowable design positions is not decreased after force constraints are imposed on classical position synthesis problems.

Copyright © 1994 by The American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Topics: Force
Your Session has timed out. Please sign back in to continue.

References

Figures

Tables

Errata

Discussions

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related Journal Articles
Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In