KINEMATICS OF MECHANISMS

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CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, LOS ANGELES

Department of Mechanical Engineering





ME 32
1



KINEMATICS OF MECHANISMS



Fall

20
1
3



INSTRUCTOR:

Lih
-
Min Hsia


OFFICE HOURS
:



M
-
Th



3
-
4

pm




Office: A
218

in ECS&T


Email:
lhsia@calstatela.edu


Website for course material:



http://instructional1.calst
atela.edu/lhsia


TEXT:

"Kinematics and Dynamics of Machines", by George H. Martin,


2nd Edition, 1982, Waveland Press


GRADING:

Homework
3
0% (Each HW set is due one week after
it is assigned. Late HW will NOT be
accepted. HW is to be turned
in STAPLED
and NOT folded.)


Midterm Examination 30%


Final Examination
4
0%



COURSE OUTLINE READING ASSIGNMENTS



1. Fundamental Concepts
Week

Chapter


Kinematics of Machines 1 1


Vectors 2 2


Motion 3 3,14


4 4

2. Linkages

5 5


Movability 6 6


Four
-
Bar Linkages 7 7


Miscellaneous Linkages 8 10


Equivalent Linkages 9 12
,13



3. Velocity Analysis


Instant Center Method


Parallel
-
Line Method


Component Method


Relative Velocity Method


4
. Acceleration Analysis


5
. Gear Trains