Machines & Mechanisms: Applied Kinematic Analysis

Hardcover | December 30, 2010

byDavid H. Myszka

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This up-to-date introduction to kinematic analysis ensures relevance by using actual machines and mechanisms throughout. MACHINES & MECHANISMS, 4/e provides the techniques necessary to study the motion of machines while emphasizing the application of kinematic theories to real-world problems. State-of-the-art techniques and tools are utilized, and analytical techniques are presented without complex mathematics. Reflecting instructor and student feedback, this Fourth Edition’s extensive improvements include: a new section introducing special-purpose mechanisms; expanded descriptions of kinematic properties; clearer identification of vector quantities through standard boldface notation; new timing charts; analytical synthesis methods; and more. All end-of-chapter problems have been reviewed, and many new problems have been added.

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This up-to-date introduction to kinematic analysis ensures relevance by using actual machines and mechanisms throughout. MACHINES & MECHANISMS, 4/e provides the techniques necessary to study the motion of machines while emphasizing the application of kinematic theories to real-world problems. State-of-the-art techniques and tools a...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:576 pages, 10.9 × 8.6 × 0.8 inPublished:December 30, 2010Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0132157802

ISBN - 13:9780132157803

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Mechanisms and Kinematics

2. Building Computer Models of Mechanisms Using Working Model® Software

3. Vectors

4. Position and Displacement 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