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Author Wang, Delun.

Title Kinematic Differential Geometry and Saddle Synthesis of Linkages
Published Somerset : Wiley, 2015
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Contents ""Title Page""; ""Copyright""; ""Table of Contents""; ""Preface""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Chapter 1: Planar Kinematic Differential Geometry""; ""1.1 Plane Curves""; ""1.2 Planar Differential Kinematics""; ""1.3 Plane Coupler Curves""; ""1.4 Discussion""; ""References""; ""Chapter 2: Discrete Kinematic Geometry and Saddle Synthesis of Planar Linkages""; ""2.1 Matrix Representation""; ""2.2 Saddle Point Programming""; ""2.3 Saddle Circle Point""; ""2.4 Saddle Sliding Point""; ""2.5 The Saddle Kinematic Synthesis of Planar Four-bar Linkages""
""2.6 The Saddle Kinematic Synthesis of Planar Six-bar Linkages with Dwell Function""""2.7 Discussion""; ""References""; ""Chapter 3: Differential Geometry of the Constraint Curves and Surfaces""; ""3.1 Space Curves""; ""3.2 Surfaces""; ""3.3 Constraint Curves and Surfaces""; ""3.4 Spherical and Cylindrical Curves""; ""3.5 Constraint Ruled Surfaces""; ""3.6 Generalized Curvature of Curves""; ""3.7 Generalized Curvature of Ruled Surfaces""; ""3.8 Discussion""; ""References""; ""Chapter 4: Spherical Kinematic Differential Geometry""; ""4.1 Spherical Displacement""
""4.2 Spherical Differential Kinematics""""4.3 Spherical Coupler Curves""; ""4.4 Discussion""; ""References""; ""Chapter 5: Discrete Kinematic Geometry and Saddle Synthesis of Spherical Linkages""; ""5.1 Matrix Representation""; ""5.2 Saddle Spherical Circle Point""; ""5.3 The Saddle Kinematic Synthesis of Spherical Four-bar Linkages""; ""5.4 Discussion""; ""References""; ""Chapter 6: Spatial Kinematic Differential Geometry""; ""6.1 Displacement Equation""; ""6.2 Axodes""; ""6.3 Differential Kinematics of Points""; ""6.4 Differential Kinematics of Lines""
""6.5 Differential Kinematics of Spatial Four-Bar Linkage RCCC""""6.6 Discussion""; ""References""; ""Chapter 7: Discrete Kinematic Geometry and Saddle Synthesis of Spatial Linkages""; ""7.1 The Displacement Matrix""; ""7.2 Saddle Sphere Point PSS""; ""7.3 Saddle Cylinder Point PCS""; ""7.4 Saddle Constant Axis Line LCC""; ""7.5 Degenerate Constant Axis Lines LRC and LHC""; ""7.6 The Saddle Kinematic Synthesis of Spatial Four-Bar Linkages""; ""7.7 Discussion""; ""References""; ""Appendix A Displacement Solutions of Spatial Linkages RCCC""; ""Reference""
""Appendix B Displacement Solutions of the Spatial RRSS Linkage""""Reference""; ""Index""; ""End User License Agreement""
Summary With a pioneering methodology, the book covers the fundamental aspects of kinematic analysis and synthesis of linkage, and provides a theoretical foundation for engineers and researchers in mechanisms design. - The first book to propose a complete curvature theory for planar, spherical and spatial motion- Treatment of the synthesis of linkages with a novel approach- Well-structured format with chapters introducing clearly distinguishable concepts following in a logical sequence dealing with planar, spherical and spatial motion - Presents a pioneering methodology by a recognized expert in the field and brought up to date with the latest research and findings- Fundamental theory and application examples are supplied fully illustrated throughout
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Subject Technology.
Form Electronic book
Author Wang, Wei.
ISBN 1118255070