ME 560 Kinematics
Fall Semester 2010
Homework No. 4
Wednesday, September 15th
Consider the sliding-block linkage shown in Example 2.5, see Figure 2.24, page 77. The
position solution for the input angle 2 = 135o is presented on pages 78 and 79. The answer
ME 560 Kinematics. Class Test 1
Friday, September 10th
Fall Semester 2010
Name of Student: _
OPEN BOOK AND OPEN NOTES
Problem 1 (20 points). For Problems 1.8 and 1.12, see pages 42 and 43, determine:
(i) the number of lower pairs and the number of higher
ME 560 Kinematics
Homework Set 1
Fall Semester 2010
Monday, August 23rd
The following problems are taken from Chapter 1, Theory of Machines and Mechanisms, Fourth Edition, J.J.
Uicker, Jr., G.R. Pennock, and J.E. Shigley. Oxford University Press, New York
ME 560 Kinematics
Fall Semester 2010
Solution to Homework Set 10
Wednesday, December 1st
Problem 1. Given the pole triangle and the line g in position 1, that is, the line g1 , the problem
is to find the location of the line g in positions 2 and 3, respec
ME 560 Kinematics: Midterm Exam
October 6th to October 18th
Fall Semester 2010
NAME OF STUDENT: _
Please draw your own figures of the mechanisms for Problems 2, 3 and 4. Clearly state the scales
that you use for these drawings. Be sure to give all your an
ME 560: Kinematics
Name of Student_
Fall Semester 2010
Project No. 1. Due in lecture on Friday, December 10th.
Design and build a working model of a planar mechanism with a mobility of one. Try to be
creative and the mechanism must not be one found in The
ME 560 Kinematics
Name of Student_
Fall Semester 2010
Project No. 2. Due in lecture on Wednesday, October 6th.
Given a planar four-bar linkage with the following link dimensions:
O A = 2 inches,
2
A B = 3 inches,
O B = 2.5 inches,
4
and
O O = 4 inches.
24
ME 560 Kinematics
Name of Student_
Fall Semester 2010
Project No. 2. Due in lecture on Wednesday, October 6th.
Given a planar four-bar linkage with the following link dimensions:
O A = 2 inches,
2
A B = 3 inches,
O B = 2.5 inches,
4
and
O O = 4 inches.
24
ME 560 Kinematics
Name of Student_
Fall Semester 2010
Project No. 2. Due in lecture on Wednesday, October 6th.
Given a planar four-bar linkage with the following link dimensions:
O A = 2 inches,
2
A B = 3 inches,
O B = 2.5 inches,
4
and
O O = 4 inches.
24
ME 560 KINEMATICS
Fall Semester 2010
Prerequisite:
ME 352 Machine Design I, or an equivalent Junior-level mechanism design course.
Lectures: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday: 8:30 am - 9:20 am. Room ME 204.
Course Instructor:
Professor Gordon R. Pennock
Offi
ME 560 Kinematics. Class Test 2.
Friday, October 1st
Fall Semester 2010
Name of Student: _
OPEN BOOK AND OPEN NOTES
Problem (50 points).
For the inverted slider-crank mechanism in the position shown in Problem 3.15, see Figure P3.15,
page 160, the angular
ME 560 Kinematics. Class Test 3.
Fall Semester 2010
Name of Student: _
Friday, October 29th
OPEN BOOK AND OPEN NOTES
Problem (50 points). A disk cam with a reciprocating roller follower is to be designed such that
the base circle diameter D = 5 cm, the ro
ME 560 Kinematics. Class Test 4.
Friday, November 19th
Fall Semester 2010
Name of Student: _
OPEN BOOK AND OPEN NOTES
Problem 1 (30 points). A spur gear with a diametral pitch of 2.5 tooth/in and 48 teeth is used to drive a
spur pinion with 22 teeth. Both
ME 560 Kinematics
Fall Semester 2010
Homework No. 10
Wednesday, December 1st
This homework set is based on Chapter 10, Synthesis of Linkages, see Sections 10.1 to 10.11,
pages 418 - 454.
Problem 1. Figure 1 shows the pole triangle for a rigid body moving
ME 560 Kinematics
Fall Semester 2010
Homework No. 9
Monday, November 22nd
This homework set is based on Chapter 10, Synthesis of Linkages, see Sections 10.1 to 10.11,
pages 418 - 454.
Problem 1. Solve Problem 10.11, see page 465.
Problem 2. Figure 1 below
ME 560 Kinematics
Fall Semester 2010
Homework No. 2
Wednesday, September 1st
Section 2.12, see pages 77-79, presents five different approaches for the position analysis of planar
single degree of freedom linkages. The approaches are illustrated by Example
ME 560 Kinematics
Fall Semester 2010
Homework No. 2
Wednesday, September 1st
Section 2.12, see pages 77-79, presents five different approaches for the position analysis of planar
single degree of freedom linkages. The approaches are illustrated by Example
ME 560 Kinematics
Homework No. 3
Fall Semester 2010
Wednesday, September 8th
Consider Problem 3.15, see Figure P3.15, page 160. For this homework, only solve for the
angular velocity of link 3 and the angular velocity of link 4. To solve the problem use t
ME 560 Kinematics
Fall Semester 2010
Homework No. 3
Wednesday, September 8th
Consider Problem 3.15, see Figure P3.15, page 160. For this homework, only solve for the
angular velocity of link 3 and the angular velocity of link 4. To solve the problem use t
ME 560 Kinematics
Fall Semester 2010
Homework No. 4
Wednesday, September 15th
Consider the sliding-block linkage shown in Example 2.5, see Figure 2.24, page 77. The
position analysis for the input angle 2 = 135o is presented on pages 78 and 79. The soluti
ME 560 Kinematics
Fall Semester 2010
Homework No. 6
Wednesday, October 27th
This homework set is based on Chapter 7 of the required text by Uicker, et al., see Sections 7.1
to 7.11, pages 330 - 361.
Problem 1. Solve Problem 7.1, see page 362.
Problem 2. S
ME 560 Kinematics
Fall Semester 2010
Homework No. 6
Wednesday, October 27th
This homework set is based on Chapter 7 of the required text by Uicker, et al., see Sections 7.1
to 7.11, pages 330 - 361.
Problem 1. Solve Problem 7.1, see page 362.
Problem 2. S
ME 560 Kinematics
Fall Semester 2010
Homework No. 7
Monday, November 8th
This homework set is based on Chapters 7 and 9 of the required text by Uicker, et al., see
Sections 7.1 to 7.11, pages 330 361, and Sections 9.1 to 9.6, pages 388 405.
Problem 1. Sol
ME 560 Kinematics
Fall Semester 2010
Homework No. 7
Monday, November 8th
This homework set is based on Chapters 7 and 9 of the required text by Uicker, et al., see
Sections 7.1 to 7.11, pages 330 361, and Sections 9.1 to 9.6, pages 388 405.
Problem 1. Sol
ME 560 Kinematics
Fall Semester 2010
Homework No. 8
Wednesday, November 17th
This homework set is based on Chapter 10, Synthesis of Linkages, see Sections 10.1 to 10.11,
pages 418 - 454.
Problem 1. Solve Problem 10.8, see page 465.
Problem 2. Solve Proble
ME 560 Kinematics
Fall Semester 2010
Homework No. 8
Wednesday, November 17th
This homework set is based on Chapter 10, Synthesis of Linkages, see Sections 10.1 to 10.11,
pages 418 - 454.
Problem 1. Solve Problem 10.8, see page 465.
Problem 2. Solve Proble
ME 560 Kinematics
Fall Semester 2010
Homework No. 9
Monday, November 22nd
This homework set is based on Chapter 10, Synthesis of Linkages, see Sections 10.1 to 10.11,
pages 418 - 454.
Problem 1. Solve Problem 10.11, see page 465.
Problem 2. Figure 1 below
ME 560 Kinematics
Homework Set 1
Fall Semester 2010
Monday, August 23rd
Read Chapter 1, Theory of Machines and Mechanisms, Fourth Edition, J.J. Uicker, Jr., G.R. Pennock, and
J.E. Shigley. Oxford University Press, New York, 2011.
The following problems ar