Lecture : Mechanism design (MAE342)


All machinery is designed to produce the desired output through mechanmism and their interaction. In this course, we learn about the basic behavior of mutually moving machine elements and the method to analyze the motion of mechanism.

Also, design theory to design the machine elements like cam and linkage is coverd.


Concepts and motion of mechanism
Position analysis
Velocity analysis, instantaneous center
Acceleration analysis
Dynamics of mechanism
Cam, linkage and gear design
Synthesis Method


Arthur G. Erdman, G. N. Sandor and Sridhar Kota, "Mechanism Design: Analysis and Synthesis," Vol. 1, 4th Ed., Prentice-Hall

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