CSVTU B.E. IV Semester Mechanical Engineering KINEMATICS OF MACHINES Syllabus

CHHATTISGARH SWAMI VIVEKANAND TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY, BHILAI (CG)

Semester : B.E. IV Semester Branch : Mechanical Engineering

Sub : KINEMATICS OF MACHINES

UNIT- I

Relative Velocity

Elements, pairs, mechanisms, four bar chain and its inversions, velocity diagrams, Relative

velocity method, instantaneous center method.

UNIT- II

Relative Acceleration

Synthesis of Mechanism, pantograph, lower pair mechanisms, relative acceleration diagram,

Klien’s construction, Coroilis Component of acceleration.

UNIT – III

Cams:

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.

UNIT- IV

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

Gear trains

Simple, compound, reverted, and epicyclical gear trains, tabular/analytical/graphical/vector

method for computation of velocity ratio in gear trains

UNIT-V

Friction

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.

TEXT BOOKS

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

REFERENCE BOOKS

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

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