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Anna University Trichy - Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Third Semester syllabus
Subject: ME 1202/Kinematics of Machinery
ME1202 – KINEMATICS OF MACHINERY
L T P C
3 1 0 4
UNIT I Basics of Mechanisms 7
Definitions – Link – Kinematic pair – Kinematic chain – Mechanism – Machine – Degree of Freedom – Mobility – Kutzbach criterion (Gruebler's equation) – Grashoff's law – Kinematic Inversions of four-bar chain and slider crank chain – Mechanical Advantage – Transmission angle
Description of common Mechanisms – Offset slider mechanism as quick return mechanisms – Pantograph – Straight line generators (Peaucellier and Watt mechanisms) – Steering gear for automobile – Hooke's joint – Toggle mechanism – Ratchets – Escapements – Indexing Mechanisms
UNIT II Kinematic analysis 10
Analysis of simple mechanisms (Single slider crank mechanism and four bar mechanism) – Graphical Methods for displacement – Velocity and Acceleration – Shaping machine mechanism – Coincident points – Coriolis acceleration – Analytical method of analysis of slider crank mechanism and four bar mechanism – Approximate analytical expression for displacement, velocity and acceleration of piston of reciprocating engine mechanism.
UNIT III Kinematics of CAMS 8
Classifications – Displacement diagrams – Parabolic, Simple harmonic and Cycloidal motions – Graphical construction of displacement diagrams and layout of plate cam profiles – Circular arc and tangent cams – Pressure angle and undercutting.
UNIT IV Gears 10
Classification of gears – Gear tooth terminology – Fundamental law of toothed gearing and involute gearing – Length of path of contact and contact ratio – Interference and undercutting – Gear trains – Simple – Compound – Epicyclic gear trains – Differentials.
UNIT V Friction 10
Dry friction – Friction in screw jack – Pivot and collar friction – Plate clutches – Belt and rope drives – Block brakes – Band brakes
L: 45 T: 15 Total: 60
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