Kinematic Synthesis of Adjustable RSSR-SS Mechanisms for Multi-Phase Finite and Multiply Separated Positions

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Kevin Russell

Close Combat Armaments Center, US Army Research, Development and Engineering Center, Picatinny Arsenal, NJ 07806-5000

Raj S. Sodhi

Department of Mechanical Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ 07102-1982

J. Mech. Des 125(4), 847-853 (Jan 22, 2004) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1631576 History: Received August 01, 2001; Revised April 01, 2003; Online January 22, 2004
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RSSR-SS mechanism with adjustable fixed pivots a0n,b0n and c0n
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The RSSR-SS mechanism and rigid body points
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Solution to 2-phase RSSR-SS fixed pivot problem with fixed crank and follower lengths and MSPs



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