Designing polycentric mechanisms by curve matching

T. E. Shoup, R. S. Sodhi

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This paper presents a new method for the design of a slider-crank mechanism to satisfy specified behavior of the moving centrode. The method is based on the technique of curve matching using a series of design curves. The various families of centrode curves possible from the slider-crank mechanism are discussed. An example of the use of the curve matching method is presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)291-301
Number of pages11
JournalMechanism and Machine Theory
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1981
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Bioengineering
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Computer Science Applications

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