Generalized closed-form expressions are presented for the analysis of angular and path position and dynamic state properties of an n link mechanism with single or multiple prescribed input specifications. The complex conjugate concept is extensively used to formulate these explicit expressions. A numerical example of a six-bar mechanism is presented, and the closed-form expressions are used to calculate—without graphical, numerical, or iterative techniques—the angular position, angular velocity, and angular acceleration of each link.

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