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Optimization of Planar, Spherical and Spatial Function Generators Using Input-Output Curve Planning

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Zheng Liu

Space Systems Group, CAE Electronics Ltd., 8585 Cote de Liesse, C.P. 1800, St-Laurent, Quebec, Canada H4L 4X4

J. Angeles

Department of Mechanical Engineering & Centre For Intelligent Machines, McGill University, 817 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, Canada H3A 2K6

J. Mech. Des 116(3), 915-919 (Sep 01, 1994) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.2919469 History: Received May 01, 1993; Revised December 01, 1993; Online June 02, 2008

Abstract

A general scheme for the optimization of planar, spherical and spatial bimodal linkages for function generation is proposed. The problem is solved here following two basic steps: (i) planning input-output ((I/O) curves based on design requirements and selecting data from the planned curve; and (ii) setting up an optimization procedure to minimize a performance index.

Copyright © 1994 by The American Society of Mechanical Engineers
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