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Kinematic Design of Linkage and Cam Mechanisms (3553)


  • Mechanism structure and DOFs, inversion, Grashof's criteria, motion limits, interference. Design for motion, path, and function generation. Graphical and analytical cam design. Transition course for students who have taken 561 but not 553. Prereq: 561 or equiv, and enrollment as MechEng-BS student (no pre-majors); or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 3670 (553). Units: 1.5 credit hours.


  • Mechanical Engineering (MECHENG)