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RESEARCH PAPERS: Mechanisms and Robotics Papers

Influence of Cam Motions on the Dynamic Behavior of Return Springs

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Q. Yu, H. P. Lee

Department of Mechanical and Production Engineering, National University of Singapore, 10 Kent Ridge Crescent, Singapore 119260

J. Mech. Des 120(2), 305-310 (Jun 01, 1998) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.2826973 History: Received March 01, 1995; Online December 11, 2007

Abstract

Based on the analytical solution of the equation of motion for a single degree-of-freedom model of a spring, the relation between the dynamic behavior and the kinematic features of input cam motions is discussed in this paper. A simple expression for the dynamic response spectrum of the vibration excited by the input motion is presented. It provides a useful tool to estimate the effect of cam motions on the dynamic behavior of springs. A method for the selection of cam motion curves based on this response spectrum is also presented in the paper. Examples are given to illustrate the method.

Copyright © 1998 by The American Society of Mechanical Engineers
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