Mechanism Analysis Using Implicit Constraints

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dc.contributor.author Sutherland, George
dc.date.accessioned 2008-08-07T20:11:39Z
dc.date.available 2008-08-07T20:11:39Z
dc.date.issued 2008
dc.identifier.citation Proceedings of the 2008 ASME IDETC/CIE Conference en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1850/6774
dc.description.abstract This paper introduces an approach to kinematic and dynamic mechanisms analysis where one or more joints are modeled using joint component relative displacements that approximate real joint behavior. This approach allows for the simultaneous nonrecursive solution for both mechanism kinematic parameters and selected dynamic joint reaction forces. Also, for closed loop mechanisms, the approach eliminates the need for forming explicit loop closure constraint equations, so that the dynamic equations of motion (derived using either the Newtonian or Lagrangian method) have a simplified unconstrained form. The key element underlying the approach is the formation of axioms (for the standard mechanism joint types) that describe the form of the joint reaction force (and/or moment) in terms of a virtual (or real) displacement between the joint components. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher ASME en_US
dc.subject mechanism analysis en_US
dc.subject dynamic analysis en_US
dc.subject joint forces en_US
dc.title Mechanism Analysis Using Implicit Constraints en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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