This paper outlines the background of work in the area of kinematic restraint and the associated aspects of screw and vector theory, and presents methods for the synthesis of any required state of kinematic restraint of a rigid body, using point contacts. The applications of the theory are discussed, and an example is given.
The Synthesis of Point Contact Restraint of a Rigid Body
D. R. Kerr,
D. R. Kerr
School of Mechanical and Production Engineering, Preston Polytechnic, Preston, PR1 2TQ, U.K.
D. J. Sanger
Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering, University of Salford, Salford, M5 4WT, U.K.
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Kerr, D. R., and Sanger, D. J. (December 1, 1985). "The Synthesis of Point Contact Restraint of a Rigid Body." ASME. J. Mech., Trans., and Automation. December 1985; 107(4): 521–525. https://doi.org/10.1115/1.3260757
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