On the Seven Position Synthesis of a 5-SS Platform Linkage

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Qizheng Liao

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Beijing 100088, P.R. China

J. Michael McCarthy

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697

J. Mech. Des 123(1), 74-79 (Nov 01, 1997) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1330269 History: Received November 01, 1997
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An SS chain with fixed pivot B=(Bx,By,Bz)T and moving pivot P=(Px,Py,Pz)T in the fixed frame F
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A linear actuator connecting the base pivot Bn to moving pivot Pm can be used to actuate the 5-SS linkage
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The reference trajectory for the smallest 5-SS linkage with legs 1591012 consists of three circuits
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The 5-SS chain with the SS chains 178910 in Table 2 as legs
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The reference trajectory of the 5-SS linkage with legs 5414?, ?
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The reference trajectory for the case 510121415 is continuous



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