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Kinematic Analysis of Four Bar Linkages
Author

Levent Kitis
Organization: SRS Technologies Systems Engineering and Analysis
Old MathSource #

0206-918
Revision date

1992-12-01
Description

This four-bar linkage kinematic analysis package plots linear velocity and acceleration curves for a specified point on the coupler link, angular velocity and angular acceleration curves, and coupler curves.
Subjects

*Engineering > Mechanical and Structural Engineering
*Science > Physics > Mechanics
Keywords

Physics, Mechanical Engineering, kinematic analysis, four bar linkage, kinematics of mechanisms, four bar mechanism, position analysis, planar kinematics, planar mechanisms, velocity analysis, acceleration analysis, coupler curves, simple machines
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