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ME431 KINEMATIC SYNTHESIS OF MECHANISMS

Course Code: 5690431
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. ERGN TNK
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Introduction to synthesis, graphical and analytical methods in dimensional synthesis. Two, three and four positions of a plane. Correlation of crank angles. Classical transmission angle problem. Optimization for the transmission angle. Chebyshev theorem. Current topics in mechanism synthesis.