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# AKSHAYA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, TUMAKURU

## DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

LECTURE PLAN: KINEMATICS OF MACHINES 15ME42 2017-18
Name of Faculty: SANNAMAREGOWDA Semester: IV
Lecture Hr./week: 4 hours Number of credits: 04 IA marks: 20
Exam marks: 80

Course Objectives
Students will
1. Familiarize with mechanisms and motion analysis of mechanisms.
2. Understand methods of mechanism motion analysis and their characteristics.
3. Analyse motion of planar mechanisms, gears, gear trains and cams.
Course outcomes
Students will be able to
1. Identify mechanisms with basic understanding of motion.
2. Comprehend motion analysis of planar mechanisms, gears, gear trains and cams.
3. Carry out motion analysis of planar mechanisms, gears, gear trains and cams.
Hr. Date Details Remarks
Module 1: Introduction to Mechanisms 10 hrs
Topic learning objectives 1
01 Introduction: Definitions: Link, kinematic pairs, kinematic chain,
mechanism, structure,
02 structure, degrees of freedom, Classification links,
03 Classification of pairs based on type of relative motion, Grubler's
criterion, mobility of mechanism,
04 Groshoff’s criteria, inversions of Grashoff’s chain.
05 Mechanisms: Quick return motion mechanisms-Drag link
mechanism, Whitworth mechanism and Crank and slotted lever
Mechanism,
06 Oldham’s coupling, Straight line motion mechanisms Peaucellier’s
mechanism and Robert's mechanism.
07 Intermittent Motion mechanisms: Geneva wheel mechanism, Ratchet
and Pawl mechanism,
08 toggle mechanism, pantograph,
09 condition for Correct steering,
10 Ackerman steering gear mechanism.
MODULE -2 Velocity and Acceleration Analysis of Mechanisms 10 hrs
Topic learning objectives 2
11 Graphical Method Velocity and acceleration analysis of four bar
mechanism
12 Slider cranks mechanism. Mechanism illustrating Coriolis component
of acceleration.
13 Angular velocity and angular acceleration of links, velocity of
rubbing.
14 Velocity Analysis by Instantaneous Center Method: Definition,
Kennedy's theorem,
15 Determination of linear and angular velocity using instantaneous
center method.
16 Determination of linear and angular velocity using instantaneous
center method.
17 Determination of linear and angular velocity using instantaneous
center method of four bar chain
18 And slider crank mechanism
19 Klein's Construction: Analysis of velocity and acceleration
20 Analysis of velocity and acceleration of single slider crank
mechanism.
MODULE – 3 10 hrs
Velocity and Acceleration Analysis of Mechanisms

## Topic learning objectives 3

21 Definition of Velocity and Acceleration Analysis of Mechanisms
(Analytical Method):
22 Velocity and Acceleration Analysis of four bar mechanism,
23 Slider cranks mechanism using complex algebra method.
24 Slider cranks mechanism using complex algebra method.
25 Freudenstein’s equation for four bar mechanism
26 Freudenstein’s equation for four bar mechanism
27 Freudenstein’s equation slider cranks mechanism.
28 Freudenstein’s equation slider cranks mechanism.
29 Function Generation for four bar mechanism
30 Function Generation for four bar mechanism
Module – 4 10 hrs
Spur Gears and Gear Trains

## Topic learning objectives 4

31 Spur Gears: Gear terminology, law of gearing,
32 path of contact, arc of contact,
33 Contact ratio of spur gear.
34 Interference in involute gears, methods of avoiding interference, back
lash, condition for minimum number of teeth to avoid interference,
35 Expressions for arc of contact and path of contact.
36 Gear Trains: Simple gear trains, compound gear trains. Epicyclic
gear trains
37 Algebraic methods of finding velocity ratio of epicyclic gear trains
38 Tabular methods of finding velocity ratio of epicyclic gear trains

## 39 Tabular methods of finding velocity ratio of epicyclic gear trains.

40 Torque calculation in epicyclic gear trains.
Module – 5 Cams and Analysis of Cams

## Topic learning objectives 5

41 Cams: Types of cams, types of followers.

## 42 displacement, velocity and acceleration curves for uniform velocity,

Simple Harmonic Motion,
43 Uniform Acceleration Retardation, Cycloidal motion.
44 Cam profiles: disc cam with reciprocating / oscillating follower
having knife-edge and roller
45 Flat-face follower inline and offset.
46 Numerical on cams and drawing cam profiles
47 Numerical on cams and drawing cam profiles
48 Numerical on cams and drawing cam profiles
49 Calculation of velocity and acceleration for all types of follower
50 Analysis of Cams: Analysis of arc cam with flat faced follower.

## Staff in charge Head,Dept. of Mech.Engg. Principal

Text books:
Theory of Machines Rattan S.S,
Mechanism and Machine Theory Ambekar A. G.,

Reference books:
Mechanisms and Machines-Kinematics, Michael M Stanisic
Dynamics and Synthesis, Cengage Learning
Theory of Machines Sadhu Singh