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Introduction to Kinematics of Mechanisms.
Mechanisms and Machines
Plane and Space Mechanisms
Kutzbach, Gruibler’s, Grashof’s criterion.
Mobility and range of movement - Kutzbach and Gruibler's criterion.
Displacement analysis of plane mechanisms.
Displacement analysis of plane mechanisms- Introduction
Introduction to Instantaneous centre and velocity analysis.
Velocity analysis using IC
Introduction to Velocity and Acceleration diagrams.
Velocity and Acceleration Images
Velocity and acceleration analysis (Graphical)
Coriollis component of acceleration
Introduction to Dimensional synthesis and various types of generations.
Dimensional synthesis of mechanism
Motion, path and function generation
Three point synthesis and Graphical approach for four bar mechanisms.
Three position synthesis
Graphical approach for four link mechanisms.
Straight line mechanisms and analytical methods.
Straight line mechanism
Special mechanisms, Steering mechanisms and Hookes joint.
Special Mechanisms - Indicator Diagram Mechanisms
Introduction to Cams & its classification, basic terminology of cams, analysis of follower motion.
Introduction to Cams
According to the motion of the follower
According to the nature of contact
According to the path of motion of the follower
Classification of Cams
Description of Follower Movement
Uniform motion and its modifications.
Simple harmonic motion.
Uniform acceleration motion i.e. parabolic motion.
CAM DEMO - Steps to observe cam motion in flash player
Design and synthesis of cams by analytical and graphical methods.
Determine of basic dimensions and synthesis of cam profiles, graphical and analytical methods, cams with specified contours.
Introduction to gears, fundamental law of gearing, basic terminology & tooth profile.
Fundamental law of gearing
Characteristics of Involute Action
Interference phenomenon and its elimination procedures & different types of gears.
Interference and Undercutting
Minimum Number of Teeth
Worm and worm gears
Different gear trains, applications of gears in gear boxes.
Gear Trains - Simple gear train
Gear Trains - Compound gear train
Compound gear train - Torques in Epicyclic Gear Trains
Sliding Mesh Type of Gear Box
Synchromesh Gear Box
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