Academic Catalog

ME519 KINEMATIC ANALYSIS OF MECHANISMS

Course Code: 5690519
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. ERES SYLEMEZ
Offered Semester: Fall and Spring Semesters.

Course Content

Introduction to modern kinematic analysis. Analytical representation of motions. Euler-Savary equation. Curvature theory. Instantaneous invariants and higher accelerations. Cams. Three dimensional mechanisms. Intermittent mechanisms. Miscellaneous mechanisms. Computer aided kinematic design. Current applications.