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TECHNICAL BRIEFS

The Cylindroid Associated With Finite Motions of the Bennett Mechanism

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C. Huang

Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, R. O. C.

J. Mech. Des 119(4), 521-524 (Dec 01, 1997) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.2826399 History: Received April 01, 1996; Revised June 01, 1997; Online December 11, 2007

Abstract

The finite kinematic geometry of the Bennett mechanism is explored in this paper. The screw axes of all possible coupler displacements of the mechanism from any given configuration are shown to form a cylindroid. The screw system of the coupler displacement is obtained by using the intersection of finite screw systems associated with two corresponding revolute-revolute dyads. Inverse finite kinematic analysis is also performed to verify this new linear property of the Bennett mechanism.

Copyright © 1997 by The American Society of Mechanical Engineers
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