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Computer-aided analysis of the structure of kinematic chains

Mruthyunjaya, TS and Raghavan, MR (1984) Computer-aided analysis of the structure of kinematic chains. In: Mechanism and Machine Theory, 19 (3). pp. 357-368.

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Using the link-link incidence matrix to represent a simple-jointed kinematic chain algebraic procedures have been developed to determine its structural characteristics such as the type of freedom of the chain, the number of distinct mechanisms and driving mechanisms that can be derived from the chain. A computer program incorporating these graph theory based procedures has been applied successfully for the structural analysis of several typical chains.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: Mechanism and Machine Theory
Publisher: Elsevier science
Additional Information: Copyright for this article belongs to Elsevier science.
Department/Centre: Division of Mechanical Sciences > Mechanical Engineering
Date Deposited: 19 Aug 2009 06:00
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 05:41
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/22367

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