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Rectified Synthesis of Six-Bar Mechanisms With Well-Defined Transmission Angles for Four-Position Motion Generation

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S. Bawab

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA 23529

G. L. Kinzel, K. J. Waldron

Department of Mechanical Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210

J. Mech. Des 118(3), 377-383 (Sep 01, 1996) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.2826896 History: Received May 01, 1995; Revised March 01, 1996; Online December 11, 2007

Abstract

This paper describes a rectified synthesis method where a rigid body of a six-bar linkage with well-defined transmission angles is guided to pass through four precision positions. The procedure includes the elimination of circuit, branch, and order defects. This is achieved by decomposing the six-bar mechanism into groups of vector pairs called dyads and groups of three vectors called triads. The algebraic method of synthesis can be applied to rectify those chains. Although these defects can be eliminated, it has been a challenging task in the past. The procedure has been implemented for a Watt I crank-driven six-bar linkage in the interactive synthesis package RECSYN.

Copyright © 1996 by The American Society of Mechanical Engineers
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