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A General Classification for Mechanisms Regarding the Motion Task

  • B. CorvesEmail author
  • S. Kurtenbach
  • M. Hüsing
  • C. Schneider
Conference paper
Part of the Mechanisms and Machine Science book series (Mechan. Machine Science, volume 3)

Abstract

This paper presents a general classification method for mechanisms regarding the motion task which is used for storing mechanisms in a database. This classification bases on a practical oriented concept. A motion task to be solved can be described by pre-defined characteristics in a search engine in the IGM-Mechanism encyclopaedia. Through a comparison with the saved data in the database possible mechanisms were offered as solution for the motion task. The user can choose among these possibilities to find the best mechanism.

Keywords

Classification Motion tasks Mechanism Linkage IGM-Mechanism encyclopaedia 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Corves
    • 1
    Email author
  • S. Kurtenbach
    • 1
  • M. Hüsing
    • 1
  • C. Schneider
    • 1
  1. 1.RWTH Aachen UniversityAachenGermany

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