A Specific Problem of Mechanism Synthesis

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A technique for path synthesis is employed to design a feeder for carrying products between two points. The feeder is assumed to be a one degree of freedom system of six links connected by means of revolute joints. The mathematical basis of the concept is presented. An exemplary solution is presented and discussed

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International Journal of Applied Mechanics and Engineering

The Journal of University of Zielona Góra

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