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Parametric equation for the cam
x = (C + f (θ ))cosθ − f ′(θ )sin θ
y = (C + f (θ ))sin θ + f ′(θ )cosθ Minimal radius
C + f (θ ) + f ′′(θ ) > 0 for all angles 0 ≤ θ ≤ 2π Length of follower’s face
L > max( f ′(θ ) ) Inertia force
FI = −maG
Moment arm length e= &
I Gω
maG ...
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This note was uploaded on 12/02/2011 for the course ME 4133 taught by Professor Ram during the Fall '06 term at LSU.
 Fall '06
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