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# THENI KAMMAVAR SANGAM COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY

## KODUVILARPATTI (P.O), THENI.

Department of Mechanical Engineering
COURSE PLAN
Staff In-charge : ANANTHAKUMAR.P
Year & Sem
: II & IV
Section
:A
Sub.code & name : ME6401Kinematics of Machinery Regulation
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UNIT I: BASICS OF MECHANISMS
Classification of mechanisms, Basic kinematic
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concepts and definitions
Topics

## Degree of freedom, Mobility Kutzbach

criterion, Grueblers criterion

## Velocity and acceleration polygons Velocity

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## UNIT III: KINEMATICS OF CAM MECHANISMS

Classification of cams and followers
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Terminology and definitions
Displacement diagrams Uniform
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velocity, parabolic
simple harmonic and cycloidal motions
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Derivatives of follower motions
Layout of plate cam profiles Specified
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contour cams
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Circular arc and tangent cams Pressure
angle and undercutting
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sizing of cams.
UNIT IV: GEARS AND GEAR TRAINS
Law of toothed gearing Involutes and
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cycloidal tooth profiles
Spur Gear terminology and definitions
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Gear tooth action
contact ratio Interference and undercutting.
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## Helical, Bevel, Worm, Rack and

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Pinion gears [Basics only].
Gear trains Speed ratio, train value
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Parallel axis gear trains Epicyclic
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Gear Trains.
UNIT V: FRICTION IN MACHINE ELEMENTS
Surface contacts
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## Grashofs Law Kinematic inversions of

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four-bar chain and slider crank chains.
Transmission Angle Description of some
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common mechanisms
Quick return mechanisms, Straight line
generators, Universal Joint rocker
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mechanisms
UNIT II: KINEMATICS OF LINKAGE MECHANISMS
Displacement, velocity and acceleration
analysis of simple mechanisms Graphical
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## kinematic analysis of simple mechanisms

Coincident points
Coriolis component of Acceleration

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TEXT BOOKS
T1. Rattan, S.S, Theory of Machines, 3rd Edition, Tata McGraw-Hill, 2009.
T2. Uicker, J.J., Pennock, G.R. and Shigley, J.E., Theory of Machines and Mechanisms
(Indian Edition), Oxford University Press, 2003.
REFERENCES
R1. Thomas Bevan, Theory of Machines, CBS Publishers and Distributors, 1984.
R2. Ramamurti, V., Mechanism and Machine Theory, 2nd Edition, Narosa Publishing House,
2005.

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