Kinematic Chains and Machine Components Design

Kinematic Chains and Machine Components Design

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Kinematic Chains and Machine Components Design covers a broad spectrum of critical machine design topics and helps the reader understand the fundamentals and apply the technologies necessary for successful mechanical design and execution. The inclusion of examples and instructive problems present the reader with a teachable computer-oriented text. Useful analytical techniques provide the practitioner and student with powerful tools for the design of kinematic chains and machine components.

Kinematic Chains and Machine Components Design serves as a on-volume reference for engineers and students in mechanical engineering with applications for all engineers working in the fields of machine design and robotics. The book contains the fundamental laws and theories of science basic to mechanical engineering including mechanisms, robots and machine components to provide the reader with a thorough understanding of mechanical design.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 792 pages
  • 188 x 260 x 42mm | 1,642.02g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0124713521
  • 9780124713529

Table of contents

Part I. Kinematic Chains; 1.Introduction, 2. Position Analysis, 3. Velocity and Acceleration Analysis, 4. Dynamics Analysis, 5. Mathematica Simulation for Closed Kinematic Chains, 6. Packages for Closed Kinematic Chains, 7. Robots, 8. Kinematic Chains with Flexible Links; Part II. Machine Components; 1. Screws 2. Gears, 3. Springs, 4. Rolling Bearings, 5. Lubrication and Sliding Bearing
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About Dan B. Marghitu

Dan B. Marghitu is Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Auburn University. His specialty areas include impact dynamics, biomechanics, nonlinear dynamics, flexible multibody systems and robotics. He is the author of more than 60 journal papers and six books on dynamics, mechanical impact, mechanisms, robots and biomechanics.
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