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On the Determination of Basic Dimensions of a Cam With a Translating Roller-Follower

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Anirvan DasGupta

Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Kharagpur, 721302, India

Amitabha Ghosh

Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Kanpur, 208016, India

J. Mech. Des 126(1), 143-147 (Mar 11, 2004) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1637650 History: Received June 01, 2003; Online March 11, 2004
Copyright © 2004 by ASME
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Explanation of jamming in a translating roller-follower cam
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Schematic representation of the translating roller-follower cam
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Detail of the follower and guide
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Free body diagrams of follower for various force situations
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Representative plot of y−y curve
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Representative plot of y−y curve
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Graphical solution of (27)

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