IIT Guwahati Kinematics of Machinery Syllabus
ME 224. Kinematics of Machinery (2-1-0-6) [Top]
Elements of kinematic chain, mechanisms, their inversions, mobility (Kutzhbach criteria) and range of movements (Grashof’s law); Miscellaneous mechanisms: straight line generating mechanism, intermittent motion mechanism; Displacement, velocity and acceleration analysis of planar mechanisms by graphical, analytical and computer aided methods; Dimensional synthesis for motion; function and path generation; Cam profile synthesis and determination of equivalent mechanisms; Gears (spur, helical, bevel and worm); gear trains: simple, compound and epicyclic gearing.
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 A. Ghosh and A. K. Mallik, Theory of Mechanisms, and Machines, 3rd Ed., East West Press Pvt Ltd, 2009.
 J. J Uicker (Jr), G. R Pennock and J. E Shigley, Theory of Machines and Mechanisms, 3rd ed., Oxford International Student Edition, 2009
 S. S. Rattan, Theory of Machines, 3rd Ed., Tata McGraw Hill, 2009
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