A Method for Representing the Configuration and Analyzing the Motion of Complex Cable-Pulley Systems

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Dennis W. Hong, Raymond J. Cipra

School of Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2088

J. Mech. Des 125(2), 332-341 (Jun 11, 2003) (10 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1564062 History: Received January 01, 2001; Revised July 01, 2002; Online June 11, 2003
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Examples of simple cable-pulley systems
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A basic building block with elements
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Change in position of cable nodes
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Sliding constraints between blocks



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