Courses Detail Information
VM551 – Mechanisms Design
Credits: 3 credits
Pre-requisites: Vm350 Design and Manufacturing II
Degree Program: Mechanical Engineering
Terms Offered: Fall
Basic concepts. Type synthesis – creative design of mechanisms; graph theory. Precision-point Burmester theory for dimensional synthesis of linkages. Applications. Cam and follower system synthesis. Joint force analysis and dynamic analysis formulations. Analytical synthesis of programmable and compliant mechanisms. Use of software for synthesis and analysis. Design projects.