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Kinematic structure of mechanisms revisited

Mruthyunjaya, TS (2003) Kinematic structure of mechanisms revisited. In: Mechanism and Machine Theory, 38 (4). pp. 279-320.

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Abstract

The term kinematic structure encompasses all those characteristics of mechanisms which are determined solely by the pattern of interconnection among the constituent links of the mechanism and hence are independent of metric properties of the mechanisms. Study of kinematic structure has attracted the attention of researchers for well over a century and continues to do so. Paper presents a broad review of the extensive literature available on the subject with a view to trace its history highlighting major trends and discussing significant contributions. Some problem areas needing further attention of researchers are also presented.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Elsevier Science.
Department/Centre: Division of Mechanical Sciences > Centre for Product Design & Manufacturing
Date Deposited: 27 Aug 2009 06:12
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 04:55
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/17076

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