Effects of Belt Flexural Rigidity on the Transmission Error of a Carriage-driving System

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Hung-Ming Tai, Cheng-Kuo Sung

Department of Power Mechanical Engineering, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, R.O.C.

J. Mech. Des 122(2), 213-218 (Mar 01, 2000) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.533562 History: Received September 01, 1998; Revised March 01, 2000
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Schematic of a carriage-driving system
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A pulley/belt/carriage system
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Free-body diagram of the belt and pulley
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The belt profile for 10 gw belt tension
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A symmetric belt/pulley system used to determine EI value
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(a) The experimental apparatus for measuring the belt profile (b) Contact between the belt and the pulley shown in the zooming system
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The experimental and predicted values of the deviated angle ϕ
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Belt profiles for different carriage position
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Belt profiles under belt tension T and T+ΔT
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Transmission stiffness modeling the belt axial stiffness and flexural rigidity
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Transmission errors when belt tension is 10 gw (a) Total T.E. (b) T.E. due to compliance
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Transmission errors when belt tension is 50 gw (a) Total T.E. (b) T.E. due to axial compliance
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Transmission stiffness with respect to belt tension and carriage position (normalized by R)



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