Machines and Mechanisms : Applied Kinematic Analysis
For courses in Mechanism Design and Kinematics in Departments of Engineering Technology.This up-to-date text responds to the overwhelming need for an introduction to kinematic analysis that uses actual machines and mechanisms. It provides the techniques necessary to study the motion of machines while emphasizing the application of kinematic theories to real-world problems.
- Hardback | 516 pages
- 188 x 233.7 x 30.5mm | 929.88g
- 23 May 2001
- Pearson Education (US)
- United States
- 2nd edition
Table of contents
1. Introduction to Mechanisms and Kinematics. 2. Building Computer Models of Mechanisms Using Working Model (R) Software. 3. Vectors. 4. Position Analysis. 5. Mechanism Design. 6. Velocity Analysis. 7. Acceleration Analysis. 8. Computer-Aided Mechanism Analysis. 9. Cams: Design and Kinematic Analysis. 10. Gears: Kinematic Analysis and Selection. 11. Belt and Chain Drives. 12. Screw Mechanisms. 13. Static Force Analysis. 14. Dynamic Force Analysis. Answers to Selected Even-Numbered Problems. References. Index.