Over a range of cam speeds, the problems of minimizing and restricting vibrations in high-speed cam-follower systems over a range of speeds are formulated as constrained optimization problems. A universal Hermite cam displacement is suggested. The combination of these methods can form a general design environment. In this environment, the designer can arbitrarily select one to formulate as the objective function from quantifiable cam properties such as the residual vibration, primary vibration, pressure angle, radius of curvature, and contact stress, while the rest of quantifiable cam properties can be formulated as the design constraints.

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