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Analysis and Synthesis of Mechanical Error in Cam-Follower Systems

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S. S. Rao, S. S. Gavane

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India

J. Mech. Des 104(1), 52-62 (Jan 01, 1982) (11 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3256325 History: Received June 01, 1980; Online November 17, 2009

Abstract

A method of evaluating the mechanical error in the kinematic and dynamic response of cam-follower systems is presented based on probability principles. The error is analyzed for the three-sigma band of confidence level. A synthesis procedure, using nonlinear programming techniques, of distributing tolerances on geometrical and other system parameters is discussed. The objective of the synthesis problem is to minimize a measure of the manufacturing cost for specified maximum allowable error in the kinematic or dynamic response of the cam-follower system. The application of analysis and synthesis procedures is demonstrated with reference to a disc cam with translating roller follower.

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