Synthesis of Mechanisms

Course Name: 

ME312 SYNTHESIS OF MECHANISMS

Programme: 

B.Tech (Mechanical)

Semester: 

Fifth

Category: 

Programme Specific Electives (PSE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3

Content: 

Introduction, tasks of Kinematics Synthesis, Type synthesis, Tools of dimensional synthesis, Graphical
synthesis: Motion generation-two and three prescribed motions, Path generation - three prescribed
positions, prescribed timings, four positions without prescribed timings, Function Generator: Three
prescribed points, Introduction to Analytical synthesis, Standard Dyad form, three prescribed positions for
motion, path and function generation, circle, point and center-point circles, Freudenstein’s equations for
three point function generation, order synthesis, coupler curves for four-link, slider-crank and inverted
slider-crank mechanisms, Application of coupler curves in design of six-link mechanism, Coupler cognate
mechanisms.

References: 

Arthur G. Erdman, George N, Sandor, Mechanism Design -Analysis and Synthesis, Vol. I, Prentice Hall, New Jersey, 1984. A.H Soni, Mechanism Synthesis and Analysis, McGraw Hill, 1984. Robert L. Norton, Design of Machinery- An Introduction to the Synthesis and Analysis of Mechanisms, WCB Mc Graw Hill, Boston, 1999.

Department: 

Mechanical Engineering
 

Contact us

Dr. Narendranath S, Professor and Head
Department of Mechanical Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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