CHHATTISGARH SWAMI VIVEKANAND TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY, BHILAI (CG)
Semester : B.E. IV Semester Branch : Mechanical Engineering
Sub : KINEMATICS OF MACHINES
Elements, pairs, mechanisms, four bar chain and its inversions, velocity diagrams, Relative
velocity method, instantaneous center method.
Synthesis of Mechanism, pantograph, lower pair mechanisms, relative acceleration diagram,
Klien’s construction, Coroilis Component of acceleration.
UNIT – III
Classification of cams and followers, nomenclature of a radial cam, description of follower
movement, displacement diagrams, uniform and modified uniform motion, simple harmonic
motion, uniform acceleration motion and its modifications, cycloidal motion, synthesis of cam
profile by graphical approach, considerations of pressure angle, cams with specified contours:
circular arc cam & tangent cam.
Gear and gear trains
Gear terminology, law of gearing, gear tooth forms, standard involute and cycloid tooth profile,
interference and undercutting of involute teeth, minimum number of teeth on pinion to avoid
interference, types of gears
Simple, compound, reverted, and epicyclical gear trains, tabular/analytical/graphical/vector
method for computation of velocity ratio in gear trains
Friction in turning pairs, application of friction circles in slider crank and four bar mechanisms;
pivot and collar friction, thrust bearings.
Brakes and Dynamometers
Simple block and shoe brake, band brake, band and block brake, and internal expanding shoe
brake; absorption dynamometers, transmission dynamometers.
1. Theory of Machine- S.S.Rattan – TMH.
2. Theory of Machine – P.L. Ballaney – Khanna Publishers
3. Theory of Machines – J. E. Shigley – McGraw Hill
1. Theory of Mechanisms and Machines- A. Ghosh, A. K. Mallik – EWP Press
2. The Theory of Machines – Thomas Bevan, – CBS Publishers
3. Mechanisms and Machine Theory – J. S. Rao, R. V. Dukkipati – Wiley Eastern Limited