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Cam Design
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Wolfram Research, Inc.
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Description

Cams are used in many kinds of mechanical devices. Their basic purpose is to convert rotary motion into linear motion that has a particular displacement as a function of time. This notebook examines simple cams and their motion.
Subject

*Engineering > Mechanical and Structural Engineering
Keywords

mechanical engineering, cam design, physics, rotational kinematics, parabolic motion, displacement diagrams, polynomial cams, harmonic cams, CamPlot, SpinCam
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