Input-output displacement equations of eighth degree are derived for general spatial seven-link (RPPRRRR, RRRPPRR), (RPRRRPR, RPRRPRR), and (RPRPRRR) mechanisms. The results are verified by numerical examples. The solutions of these mechanisms constitute a significant advance in the theory of analysis of spatial mechanisms. They contain as special cases the solutions for spatial seven-link 4R-3P slider-crank mechanisms, the solutions for all five-link 3R-2C and six-link 4R-P-C mechanisms that have appeared in the literature, together with the solutions for a multitude of solved and unsolved mechanisms containing spherical, torus, and plane kinematic pairs.

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