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Kinematic Chains and Machine Components Design - Dan B. Marghitu

Kinematic Chains and Machine Components Design

Hardcover Published: 1st April 2005
ISBN: 9780124713529
Number Of Pages: 792

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The theory of the physical movement and the geometry of movement--kinematics--is used as the basis for this text/reference. In a first of its kind, this book applies that knowledge of kinematics and kinematic chains to the design of machine components and machine systems. It covers a broad spectrum of critical machine design topics and helps the reader understand the fundamentals, apply the technologies, and get the desired outcomes. The book presents the reader with a teachable and computer-oriented text, and includes examples and instructive problems. Useful analytical techniques provide the student and the practitioner with powerful tools for the design of kinematic chains and machine components. The book will serve also as a reference for the practicing engineer and designer and as a source book for the researcher.
The book is a one-volume reference for engineers and students in mechanical engineering, with usefulness for all engineers and designers 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. The book provides readers with a basic understanding of the subject together with guidance to mechanical design.

* Combines theories of kinematics and behavior of mechanisms with the practical design of robots, machine parts, and machine systems into one comprehensive mechanical design book
* Offers the method of contour equations for the kinematic analysis of mechanicsl systems and dynamic force analysis
* Mathematica programs and packages for the analysis of mechanical systems
* An Instructor's Solutions Manual will be provided

Kinematic Chains
Position Analysis
Velocity and Acceleration Analysis
Dynamics Analysis
Mathematica Simulation for Closed Kinematic Chains
Packages for Closed Kinematic Chains
Kinematic Chains with Flexible Links
Machine Components
Rolling Bearings
Lubrication and Sliding Bearing
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ISBN: 9780124713529
ISBN-10: 0124713521
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 792
Published: 1st April 2005
Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 26.0 x 18.4  x 3.99
Weight (kg): 1.63