Step 6D1.0: DESIGN 1: The Target Design

<< Click to Display Table of Contents >>

Navigation:  Getting Started Tutorials - MechDesigner > Tutorial 6: Cams: Flat, Barrel, Globoidal, 'Slot' > 6D: Slot-Cams  >

Step 6D1.0: DESIGN 1: The Target Design

Design 1:  Target for Tutorial


Slot Cam with Motion a Function of the Slider Motion


How to assemble this model: Summary

1.Add a rotating 2D-Cam to move a Cam-Roller in a Slider

2.Add a Rocker to the Slider

3.Design a motion for the Rocker and add the motion to the Rocker.

4.Add a Cam-Roller and Profile to the Rocker.

5.Add a 2D Cam (Slot-Cam) - select the Base-Part and Profile in the Rocker.

The motions of the Motion-Parts are:

The reciprocating (linear) motion of the Slider (Translating Follower) is a function of the Master-Machine-Angle.

The oscillating (angular) motion of the Rocker is a function of the Slider's Position and NOT the Master-Machine-Angle.