Dimensional Synthesis of Bennett Linkages

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Alba Perez, J. M. McCarthy

Robotics and Automation Laboratory, Dept. of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697

J. Mech. Des 125(1), 98-104 (Mar 21, 2003) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1539507 History: Received April 01, 2001; Revised April 01, 2002; Online March 21, 2003
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The cylindroid as viewed first from the top along the central axis, then from the side and finally, from an angle
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The principal axes as located from the initial screws S12 and S13
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The tetrahedron defines the Bennett linkage
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The specified positions
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The Bennett linkage at the three specified positions



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