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Optimization-Based Synthesis of Grashof Geared Five-Bar Mechanisms

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Scott B. Nokleby, Ron P. Podhorodeski

Robotics and Mechanisms Laboratory Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Victoria P.O. Box 3055, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, V8W 3P6

J. Mech. Des 123(4), 529-534 (Jul 01, 1999) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1401736 History: Received July 01, 1999
Copyright © 2001 by ASME
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Five-bar mechanism—layout, link lengths, and angles
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Vector representation of a five-bar mechanism
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Precision points for the path generation problem
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Synthesized mechanism for the path generation problem

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