Professor CHARLTON S. INAOProfessor Mechatronics System Design, 2011Defence Engineering CollegeBishoftu, Ethiopia
PE-4030 Week 7
1. Screws2. Cams3. Ratchet and Pawl4. Gear and Gear Trains5. Belt Drives and Chain Drives6. Rolling Bearings
11/6/2012 PROF. CHARLTON S. INAO 2
In this lesson, the students shall be able to understandthe principle of Mechanical Actuation Systems givingemphasis to the following specific topics:1. Screws2. Cams3. Ratchet and Pawl4. Gear and Gear Trains5. Belt Drives and Chain Drives6. Rolling Bearings
11/6/2012 PROF. CHARLTON S. INAO 3
Item 1: Leadscrew
),also known as a
isa screw designed totranslate turningmotion into linear motion.Common applications aremachine slides (such asin machine tools), vises, presses,and jacks.
Leadscrews are manufactured inthe same way as other threadforms.