Course Content (Syllabus)
Degree of freedom of the planar mechanisms. Kinematic analysis of planar mechanisms. Graphical, analytical and numerical methods for determination of displacement, velocity and acceleration. Forces and moments of planar mechanisms. Synthesis of linkages. Roberts - Chebishev four bar mechanisms. Mechanisms with gear trains. Mechanisms with cams and followers. Mechanisms for periodic dis¬continue transmission of motion.
Μechanisms, Grashof, Roberts-Τchebyschev, cams,
Additional bibliography for study
FUNDAMENTALS of KINEMATICS and DYNAMICS of MACHINES and MECHANISMSRC Press Boca , Oleg Vinogradov,ISBN 0-8493-0257-9, CRC Press, Boca Raton London 2000
Optimization of Cam Mechanisms, J. Angeles, C.S. Lopez-Cajiun, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht/Boston/London, 1991
MECHANISM SYNTHESIS AND ANALYSIS, Atmaran H. Soni, McGRAW-HILL BOOK COMPANY, New York ... Toronto, 1974
CAM DESIGN and Manufacturing Handbook,Robert L., Norton P.E.,Industrial Press, New York 2002