Numerical analysis of displacements in multi-loop mechanisms

Ian S. Fischer, Taiming Chu

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A numerical scheme for calculating displacements in spatial mechanisms based on 3×3 dual-number coordinate-transformation matrices is extended to multiple-loop mechanisms. The scheme is demonstrated by considering the spatial Whitworth mechanism as an example.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)127-137
Number of pages11
JournalMechanics Research Communications
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 2001

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Civil and Structural Engineering
  • General Materials Science
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering


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