- . -

.~CXL

.~MTD

.CXL

.CXL.1

.DXF

.MTD

.MTD.1

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2D-Cam

Roadmap of different elements

2D-Cam Analysis Notes

Contact Force - Cam 1 or Cam 2

Entrainment Velocity

Maximum Shear Stress Assumptions

Pressure Angle

Radius of Curvature

2D-Cam Analysis Parameters

Cam Contact Force

Cam Maximum Shear Stress

Cam Pressure Angle

Cam Radius of Curvature

2D-Cam Coordinates

Cam: Arcs

Cam: Chord Error

Cam: Export as Points

Cam: Export as Points & Lines

Cam: Export to SolidWorks

Cam: Export with Mechanism Coordinates

Cam: Export with Part Coordinates

Cam: Local Coordinates

Cam: Open / Closed Cam

Cam: Save as DXF

Cam: Save as STEP

Cam: Save as TXT, ASC

Closed Cam

Open Cam

2D-Cam Coordinates Notes

0,0 of Cam-Coordinates

Accuracy

Cam as Arcs - Cam-Data

Chord Error and Arcs

Export to SOLIDWORKS data

2D-Cam dialog-box

Cam - Elastic Modulus

Cam - Poisson's Ratio

Cam Material Properties

Continuous Cam & Open Cam

Display as Cam Profile

Display as Contact Force

Display as Pressure Angle

Display as Shear Stress

Display Cam Range

Display Cam1

Display Cam2

Display Options

Display Pitch-Curve

Follower - Elastic Modulus

Follower - Poisson's Ratio

Follower Material Properties

Hertizian Stress Parameters

Material Parameters

Minimum Radius Warning

Radius - Undercutting Warrning

Radius Alert Parameters

Show Hide Cams

2D-Cam Function-Block

Cam Analysis Data

Cam Coordinate Data

2D-Cam:

Radius of Cam-Follower from Center of Cam

- 3 -

3D-Cam

Preparation

Save as STEP

3D-Cam dialog-box

IconDialog: 3D-Cam
IconDialog: 3D-Cam

Cam Mesh Density Parameters

Clearances - Radial, Top, Bottom

Display in graphic-area

Flank Length

Rebuild 3D Cam

Save as STEP file

Save XYZ Data to Files

SOLIDWORKS Data Transfer.

SOLIDWORKS Paths

Taper Roller

- 4 -

4-Quadrant Torque-Speed

- A -

About Blend-Points

Acceleration Vector

Accumulate Output

Active Motion Settings

Advanced tab

Colors

'Counts' at Start

Counts/Cycle

Counts/degree

Data Format tab

Decimal Places

Graphs tab

Line Thickness

Motion tab

Number-of-Steps in Motion

Significant Figures

Symbol Size

'Units' at Starts

X-axis Units

Y-axis Units

Add

2D-Cam

3D-Cam

Arc

Auto-Profile

Auto-Profiles

Ball-Screw

Bevel Gears

Blend-Curve

Briefcase

CAD-Line

Circle

Conjugate Cam FB

Constraint: Coincident

Constraint: Concentric

Constraint: Equal

Constraint: Horizontal

Constraint: Merge Points

Constraint: Mid-Point

Constraint: Parallel

Constraint: Perpendicular

Constraint: Tangent

Constraint: Vertical

Dimension

Feedscrew

Function-Block: Briefcase

Function-Block: CAD Control

Function-Block: Cam-Data

Function-Block: Continuous Crank

Function-Block: Design-Set

Function-Block: Force-Data

Function-Block: Gearing

Function-Block: Graph

Function-Block: Linear Motor

Function-Block: Linear-Motion

Function-Block: Maths

Function-Block: Measurement

Function-Block: Motion

Function-Block: Motion-Dimension

Function-Block: Motion-Path

Function-Block: Parameter Control

Function-Block: Pattern

Function-Block: Point-Cloud

Function-Block: Point-Data

Function-Block: Polynomial Fit FB

Function-Block: Spring-Force

Function-Block: Statistics

Gear-Pair

Hole

Line

Magnetic-Joint

Magnet-Joint

Mechanism in Mechanism

Mechanism in Model

Motion-Dimension FB - Special Procedures

Motion-Dimension to Pin-Joint: General Pocedure

Motion-Dimension to Slide-Joint - General Procedure

Pin-Joint - General case

Pin-Joint - Special Case

Plane to a Line

Plane to a Plane

Plane to Line

Plane to Plane

IconModel | Add Plane
IconMechanism | Add Plane

Point

Polyline

Profile

Pulley

Rack-Pinion

Scroll

Scroll - Preparation

Slide-Joint - General Case

Slide-Joint - Special Case

SOLIDWORKS Import Sketch

Spline

Add Joint type:

Ball

Linear

Pin

Prismatic

Revolute

Rotary

Slide

Spherical

Add menu

Add Part

Analyze the Force at a Joint.

Application-Settings

Accessibility tab

Auto-Profiles tab

General tab

Graphics tab

Number-Format tab

Application-Settings [Tutorials]

Accessibility tab

Auto-Profiles tab

General tab

Graphics tab

Load button

Number-Format tab

Save button

Application-Settings: Accessibility tab

Hints Show/Hide

Icon Size

Language

Message Sounds On/Off

Sounds

Symobl Size

Text Size

Application-Settings: Auto-Profile tab

Ball-Joint Radius (Default)

Bearing Size - BasePart Joint (Default)

Bearing Size - Moving Joint (Default)

Defualt Sizes

Extrusion Depth (Default)

Part-Offset

Application-Settings: General tab

Auto-save

Cam-Follower Radius Warning (Default)

DXF Units (Default)

Image Quality (Default)

Number of Backup Files

Number-of-Commands to Auto-save

Application-Settings: Graphics tab

Graphic Colours

Graphic Options

Application-Settings: Number-Format tab

Data Output Format

Dimension Font

Dimension Format

Number Format

Vector Number Format

Assembly Tree

Element icon

Element name

Elements added to the model.

Selected Elements

Assembly-Tree

Hierarchy

Assur Groups - Dyads

Assymetrical Motion

Asymmetric Motion-Law

Asymmetrical Motion, λ

Auto-Layer

Auto-Profile

Add

Delete

Auto-Profiles

Auto-save

Auto-Update

- B -

Backlash

Backup

File Open

Ball Screw database

Ball-Joint

Ball-Joint dialog-box

Ball-Joint parameters

Ball-Diameter

Ball-Mass

Ball-Offset

Ball-Joint: Diameter

Ball-Joint: Effective Mass

Ball-Joint: Offset from Mechanism Plane

Barrel Cam

BasePart

Why Not Geometry in BasePart?

Base-Part - Why is the Base-PArt NOT Green?

Belts & Pulleys

About

Bernays Steam Engine

Blend-Curve

Angle

Curvature

Curvature Rate

Dialog-box

Drag-Handles

IconGeometry | Blend-Curve
IconGeometry | Spline
IconDialog: Blend-Curve

Velocity-Scaling

What is?

Why use?

Blend-Curve Drag-Handles

Blend-Point and Segment toolbar

Blend-Point Editor

X-axis -Warning

Blend-Point Editor:

Control Buttons: Options

Position of Blend-Point along X-axis

X-axis data box

Y-axis controls: About

Browse to PSMotion Account.

- C -

Ca - Acceleration Coefficient

CAD

Solids

Synchronize all Solids from CAD

CAD Control FB

How to use...

CAD File Synchronization

CAD-Line

DXF tab

Move CAD-Solid

STL File Import separator

STL File-size

CAD-Line - DXF tab

Align DXF with CAD-Line

Element Selection

CAD-Line dialog

Mass Properties tab

CAD-Line dialog box

Import SOLIDWORKS file

Import STL file

SOLIDWORKS Configurations

SOLIDWORKS tab

CAD-Line dialog-box

Total Mass Properties from CAD

CAD-Line -Import STL File

Cam Analysis

Base Circle

Cam Lift

Cam Size

Prime Circle

Cam Coordinates

Slot Cam Complications

Solutions...

Cam Data FB

Add

Edit

Cam Design

Cam Checks and Cam Analysis

Cycloidal Gear Reducer

Input Torque Coefficient

Linear Cam

Overturning Moment

Parallel Indexer

Pressure Angle

Ramp type Cams

Slot Cams

Cam Design Arrangements

Cam Design Checks and Analysis

Aiso Bearing Life

Allowable Contact Stress

IconForce Analysis: Cam: Maximum Shear-Stress Failure Criterion
IconForce Analysis: Contact Stress: Allowable, Permitted, Calculated 

Base Circle

Cam Contact Force

Cam Lift

Cam Size

Cam-Follower Life: Cycles

Cam-Folower Life: Hours

Configure the Power Source

Contact Shear Stress

Contact Stress

Contact-Force / Cam-Follower

Contact-Stress: Cam-Surface

Contamination Factor, ec

Depth of Hardness

Dynamic Load Rating, C

Film Thickness Ratio

Hardness

Hardness/Yield Strength

Hertzian Contact Stress

Importance of Machine Speed

Introduction

Line Contact

Lubrication

Material Selection

Maximum Contact Shear Stress

Minimum Radius-of-Curvature

Modes of Cam Failure

Modes of Lubrication

Payload Signatures

Permissable Contact Stress

Plasticity

Prime Circle

Radius-of-Curvature

Ratcheting Stress

Shakedown Stress

Static Load Rating, Co

Surface Finish

Tresca Failure Criterion

Viscosity Ratio, K

Cam Design Software

Cam Follower Types Shapes

Barrel / Crowned Roller

Cylindrical Roller

Examples

Flat-faced

Knife-Edged

Ovoid, Lozenge Shapes

Cam Law Coefficients

Cam Law: Consant-Crank-Velocity

Cam Law: Constant Acceleration

Cam Law: Constant Velocity

Cam Law: Cubic

Cam Law: Cycloidal

Cam Law: Cycloidal CV50

Cam Law: Dwell

Cam Law: Flexible Polynomial

Cam Law: Modified Sinusoid / Mod Sine

Cam Law: Modified Trapezoid / Mod Trap

Cam Law: Polynomial 23

Cam Law: Polynomial 345

Cam Law: Polynomial 4567

Cam Law: Polynomial: Low Impact at Cross-over

Cam Law: Quadratic

Cam Law: Ramp

Cam Law: Simple Harmonic Motion

Cam Law: Sine Squared

Cam Law: Sine-Constant-Cosine

Cam Law: Sinusoidal

Cam Law: Throw

Cam Law: Triple Harmonic

Cam Law: Triple Harmonic Modified Sine

Cam Law: Triple Harmonic Modified Trapezoidal

IconMotion-Law: 3-Harmonic Modified Trapezoidal
Icon3-Harmonic-Zero-Jerk-at-Crossover Motion-Law

Cam Laws

Cam Mechanism Design

Indexing Table with Backlash

Power Caculation

Cam Mechanism in MechDesigner

Cam Analysis and Desing Checklist

Design of Cam Mechanical System

Cam Mechanisms

Input Speed Fluctuation

Overrun

Cam Motion.

Cam Pressure Angle

Rules of Thumb

IconGeometric Analysis of Cams: Pressure Angle / Overturning Moment
IconGeometric Analysis of Cams: Pressure Angle / Overturning Moment

Cam Radius of Curvature

Rules of Thumb

Undercutting

Cam System

Backlash

Damping

Dynamic-Response

Impact Velocity after Backlash

Normalised Backlash

Period Ratio

Residual Vibration

Torsion Factor

Cam Systems

Overrun

Speed variations

Cam Transmission Design Considerations

Backlash

Rigidity

Strength

Cam Types

Body Closed

IconCam & Cam-Follower General Classifications
IconCam-Design-Form and Forced Closed Cams

Force Closed

IconCam & Cam-Follower General Classifications
IconCam-Design-Form and Forced Closed Cams

Form Closed

IconCam & Cam-Follower General Classifications
IconCam-Design-Form and Forced Closed Cams

Globoidal

IconCam & Cam-Follower General Classifications
IconCam-Design-Form and Forced Closed Cams

Indexing

IconCam & Cam-Follower General Classifications
IconCam-Design-Form and Forced Closed Cams

Positive Drive Cam

IconCam & Cam-Follower General Classifications
IconCam-Design-Form and Forced Closed Cams

Cam-Coordinates

SolidEdge: Insert Curve XYZ

SolidWorks: Insert Curve XYZ

Cam-Data FB dialog

Cam-Follower Payload Signatures

Cam-Follower Shapes

Cylindrical / Crown / Barrel

Flat Faced Follower

Knife Edged Follower

Ovoid, Oval, Lozenge

Roller Follower

Cam-Follower Support Design

Cam-Follower Tilt and Skew Limits

Cam-Follower Types:

Stud Type

Track Type

Cam-Force and Stress Analysis

How to Confirgure your model.

Cam-Law Coefficients

Camlinks: Show / Hide

Centric Turning Block

Change Closure

Change Dyad Closure

Change Log

Check for Updates

Clipping

Clock

Close

Closure

Closures

Dyad

Dyad Closures

What is a...?

CMServer

/Viewer

/Viewer - more

Command-Line parameters

Firewall

Log-file

Troubleshooting

Colors

Part Outlines

Command Manager

Computer Requirements

Configure Power Source

Colors for Vectors

Why it is important.

Configure Power Source - R10

Configure Power Source dialog

Conjugate Cams

Examples

Pros & Cons

Constriant toolbar

Add Coincident

Add Concentric

Add Equal

Add Horizontal

Add Mid-Point

Add Parallel

Add Perpendicular

Add Tangent

Add Vertical

Contact-Force

Contact-Force and Cam-Follower Ratings

Contact-Ratio

Contact-Stress and Cam Ratings

Continuous Crank FB

Continuous-Crank FB dialog

Rotate Crank - inverse-kinematics

Coordinates of Roots Blower for Manufacuture

Copy data

Copy sketch-elements

CopyMinder

About

Privacy

Software Protection

CopyMinder Network Server

CMServer

Coupler Curve

Crank

Clockwise / Counter Clockwise

Cross-over Jerk

Infinite

CSV

Curvature and Curvature Rate Notes

Curve

Cv - Velocity Coefficient

Cycloidal CV 50%

- D -

Damping in Cam System

Data Format: Data Transfer Table.

Data Import - Point-Cloud

Data Types

Channels

On Wires

Units

Data-box

Contextual menu

Data-Channels

Data on Wires

Data: Units

Data: Wire Channels

Data-Value

Edit

Definition

Element

Element Icon

Kutzbach Criterion

Mobility

Degrees-of-Freedom

Dyad

Geared-Rocker

IconKinematics: Geared-Rocker
IconGeared Five-Bar Kinematic-Chains

Motion Driven Part

Delete

Coincident Constraint

Concentric Constraint

Equal Constraint

Horizontal Constraint

Mid-Point Constraint

Parallel Constraint

Perpendicular Constraint

Tangent Constraint

Vertical Constraint

Delete a Mechanism

Delete Constraint

Delete constraints

Delete Dependent Elements

Design of Cam Mechanical Systems

Drive and Load

Power Flow

Terminology

Design of Cycloidal Gear Reducers

Design of Stud and Yoke Cam-Followers

Contact

Eccentric Cam-Follower

Eliminate Backlash

Force Action

Power and Motion Transfer

Stud Cam-Followers

Yoke Cam-Followers

Design Set dialog box - R10

Design-Set dialog

Add Element Row

Lock Design-Set

Maximum and Minimum Values

Rebuild

Remove Element Row

Dialog

2D-Cam

3D-Cam

All Dialog-Boxes

Application-Settings

Ball-Joint

Ball-Screw

Blend-Curve

CAD-Line

IconDialog: Edit CAD-Line
IconDialog: Edit CAD-Line

CAD-Line - DXF tab

CAD-Line - Mass Properties

CAD-Line - SOLIDWORKS tab

IconDialog: CAD-Line | SOLIDWORKS tab
IconDialog: CAD-Line | STL Import tab

Cam-Coordinates

Cam-Data Function-Block

IconMenu | Function-Block | Cam Data 
IconDialog: Function-Block: Cam-Data

CamLinks

Configure Power Source

Download Example Models

DXF Layer Editor

DXF-Element

Edit Dimension

Extrusion

Extrusion Color

Extrusion Depth

Extrusion Offset

Feedscrew / Scroll

Function-Block : Briefcase

Function-Block : Continuous-Crank

Function-Block : Design-Set

Function-Block : Force Data

Function-Block : Linear Motor

Function-Block : Motion-Path FB

Function-Block : Pattern

Function-Block : Point Cloud

Function-Block : Point Properties and Position

Function-Block : Spring Force

Funtion-Block : CAD Control

Funtion-Block : Gearing

Funtion-Block : Graph Function-Block

Funtion-Block : Linear Motion

Funtion-Block : Maths

Funtion-Block : Motion

Funtion-Block : Motion-Dimension

Funtion-Block : Parameter-Control

Funtion-Block : Polynomial-Fit

Funtion-Block : Statistics

Gear-Pair

Gusanos

Infeed Screw

Machine Settings

IconDialog: Edit Machine Settings
IconDialog: Edit Machine Settings

Machine Settings: Specify Units

Magnetic-Joint

Make Movie

Mass-Properties - ON-OFF

Material Density

Maths Calculator

Mechanism

Model

Motion FB - R10

Motion-Path FB

OK, Cancel, Reset, Help

Part Offset

Pattern FB

Plane

Point Vectors and Positions

Point-Cloud, Curve-Fitting Tool

Pulley

Rack-Pinion

Rename

Rename Element

Select Elements

Show/Hide Solids

Solid ON-OFF

Switch Solid Visibility

Tortillas sin fin

View References

Worm

Dialog CAD-Line

Convert DXF Elments to MD Lines and Arcs

Dialog Graph Settigns

Graph Title

Dialog:

Function-Block : Point-Data

Import SOLIDWORKS sketch FB

Dialog-Box

Mass-Properties - User defined

OK, Cancel, Rest, Help

Dialog-EditDimension

Dialoges

Complete List of ...

Diametric Pitch

Differential Gearing

Dimension

Angle - 2 Lines

Angle - 3 Points

Arc radius

Circle radius

Driven

Horizontal

Horizontal Distance

Line length

Negative Dimension

Parallel

Perpendicular [Point to Line]

Two Points

Vertical

Vertical Distance

Dimension as Independent Variable

Dimension dialog

Negative dimension

Dimensions

Units

Direction of Gravity

Display Filters toolbar

Display of:

Acceleration-Vectors

Velocity-Vectors

Display toolbar

Dock or Float MotionDesigner

Download Local Help

Download Off-Line 'Local Help'

Download SolidWorks Type Libraries

Drag

Add Part

DXF Element

Edit DXF Units

Edit File

DXF Layers

Colors

Show / Hide

Dyad

Closure

Degrees-of-Freedom

Gruebler Equation

Ram-R

Symbols in Kinematics-Tree

Dyad, Dyadd.

How to Add...

Pin-Joint

Prismatic-Joint

PRP

Revolute-Joint

RPP

RPR

RRP

RRR

Slide-Joint

SSP

SSR

Dynamic Response

Backlash: Detrimental effects of

Dynamic Response of Cam Mechanism

- E -

Edge Angle Limit

Edit

Magnetic-Joint

Edit 3D-Cam

Edit a CAD-Line

Edit Element

Selection-Window

Special Case

Edit Menu

Application Settings

Auto-Update

Delete

Edit Element

Machine Settings

IconEdit | Machine-Settings
IconDialog: Edit Machine Settings

Rebuild Now

Redo

Show Command History

Undo

Edit parameter-values in a dialog-box

Edit Phase of Motion

Edit Plane

Angle

Angle of New Plane

Move Plane to end-Point

Offset

Offset to New Plane

Parameters

Rotate about X-axis

Rotate about Y-axis

Rotate about Z-axis

Edit Scale of Motion

Edit the Length of a Belt.

Editor

Mechanism

Mechanism Editor

Model

Model Editor

Part

Part Editor

Element

CAD-Line

Delete

Delete Profile

DXF Element

Element icon

Kinematic-Data

Objects

Properties

Rename

Symbols

Element Explorer

Assembly Tree

Geometry Tree

Kinematics Tree

Element in a Simple Gear-Pair

Elements

View References

Engineering Units

Enter an Equation

Epicyclic Gears

Epicyclic: How to add Gears with an Orbiting Centres

Epicycloid / Hypocycloid Curves

Equation for Degrees of Freedom of a Kinematic-Chain

EULA

Evaluate EXACT Motion-Values

Evaluate Motion-Values at Machine Angle.

IconExplore the User Inerface
IconMotionDesigner Reference & User Interface

Example DXF Element Name

Example Fixed and Orbiting Gear-Pairs

Example Torque Calculation of Index Table with Backlash.

Example Videos of Four-Bar Mechanisms

Examples

Dyads

Four-bar Mechanisms

Exit

Exploring the Kinematics-Tree

Export 3D-Cam to SOLIDWORKS

Export Gears to SOLIDWORKS

Extrusion dialog box

Extrusion Color

Extrusion Graphics Quality

Extrusion Opacity

Extrusion Show/Hide

Extrusion dialog-box

Tutorial 4.4.

Extrusion Mass

Extrusion Mass Properties

Mass

Material Density

Moment of Inertia

Extrusion Moment of Inertia

Extrusion Parameters

Extrusion Depth

Extrusion Offset

Part Offset

Extrusion Toolbar

- F -

FAQ

Add Sketch-Loops

Colors in the Part Editor

Colors used in the Part Editor?

Delete an Extrusion

Dyad Closure

Edit a Dimension

Hierachy of Extrusion

Horizontal Dimension

How many Kinematic-Chains?

How many Mechanism Editors?

How many Part can I edit

How to edit the length of a Part

Inversion

Part Editor

Pin in a Slot

Start the Part Editor

Vertical Dimension

Why edit a Part

FAQs

How to Edit Motion Start

Part Outline Colors

Why can I not see all of the BasePart?

Why is the BasePart not Green?

Feed screws

Feedback Area

Animation Speed

Animation Speed Slider

Approximate MMA

Extended Hints

Force and Torque Arrow Vector

Master Machine Angle

Icon4: Feedback Area
Icon4: Feedback Area

Message Area

Message Window

Precise MMA

Scale Force & Torque Vectors

Scale Velocity & Acceleration Vectors

Show Hints

Feedscrew dialog box

Feedscrew Data Transfer to SOLIDWORKS

SolidWorks Paths

Surface,Rims, Colour, Transparency.

Feedscrew dialog-box

Feedscrew Range

Mesh Density

File menu

Download Tutorials

Exit

Import Library File

Make One Cycle Movie

Most Recently Used

New

Open

IconFile | Open
IconFile | Most Recently Used

Open .CXL

Open .CXL.1

Open .MTD

Open .MTD.1

Open .ZXL

Open DXF File

Open MEC file-types

Print Screen Image

Printer Setup

Recent Files

Save

Save as

Save Screen Image

Save Timing Diagram.

File toolbar

Filters

Dimensions

Display Filters

Selection Filters

Filters Menu

Force

Constant Force

Constant 'Friction' Force

Coulomb Force

Drag Force

Spring Force

Viscous Damping

Force at a Point

Force Closed Cams

Pros and Cons

Force Data FB

Select Joint, Cam, or Spring

Select Point

Force Menu

Calculate Force ON / OFF

Configure Power Source

Force toolbar

Show Force Vectors

Show Torque Vectors

Force Vector - Colors

Force Vectors

Display

Show if active...

Force Vectors - show/hide

Forces

Slider Forces

Forward Kinematics

Forward-Kinematics

Function-Block

Cam-Data FB

Force Data

Force Function

Gearing FB

Gearing R10

Golden FBs

IconStep 5.2: Wiring Diagram of FBs
IconStep 6.2: Function Blocks in the First Kinematic-chain

Graph -Settings

Input-Connectors

Introduction to

Linear-Motion FB

Measurement FB

Motion Dimension FB

Motion Dimension-Rocker

Motion Dimension-Slider

Motion Dimension-Special Case

Motion FB

Motion-Path FB

Output-Connectors

Point-Data FB

Spring Force

Y-axis Display Options

Function-Blocks

Data-Values and Data Channels

How to Connect Function-Blocks

How to connect with wires.

Kinematic Elements Toolbar

Furgusen

- G -

Gear Centres: Distance between Centres

Gear Design Parameters

Gear Segments

Gearbox Database

IconDialog: Kinetostatic Torque and Speed
IconDialog: Servo-Gearbox Sizing-Torque-Speed

Gearbox-Sizing

Geared Five-Bar Mechanisms

Coupler Curves

IconGeared Five-Bar Mechanisms
IconGeared Five-Bar Kinematic-Chains

Function-Generator

IconGeared Five-Bar Mechanisms
IconGeared Five-Bar Kinematic-Chains

Geared Four-bar Linkage

IconGeared Four-Bar Mechanisms
IconGeared Four-Bar Kinematic-Chain

Geared Four-bar Mechanism

Irregressive Geared Four-bar

Regressive Geared Four-bar

Geared-Rocker

Degrees-of-Freedom

IconKinematics: Geared-Rocker
IconGeared Five-Bar Kinematic-Chains

Gear-Pair

Gruebler Equation

IconKinematics: Geared-Rocker
IconGeared Five-Bar Kinematic-Chains

How to Add...

Gearing Definitions

Gearing Equations

Gearing FB

IconStep 6.2: Function Blocks in the First Kinematic-chain
IconDialog: Function-Block: Gearing

Gearing FB dialog

Gear-Pair

Add Gear-Pair

Addendum

Compound Gear-Train

Dedendum

Differential Gears

Epicyclic

Epicyclic Gears

External

Gear Mesh

Gears with Orbiting Gear Centres

Gears with Two Degrees of Freedom

How to add a Simple Gear-Pairs

Internal

Kinematics of

Kinematics of Geared Rocker

Line-of-Centres

IconBefore and After: Graphic-Area & Kinematic-Tree
IconDialog: Gear-Pair

Mesh

Module

Monobloc

Number-of-Teeth

Planetary Gears

Planetary Gears-Trains

Pressure Angle

Reverted-Gear Train

Simple Gear Train

Gear-Pair dialog

Adjustments tab

Define tab

Parameters tab

Gear-Pair dialog-box

Gear-Pair+ RPR

IconGeared Five-Bar Mechanisms
IconGeared Five-Bar Kinematic-Chains

Gear-Pair+ RRP

IconGeared Five-Bar Mechanisms
IconGeared Five-Bar Kinematic-Chains

Gear-Pair+ RRR

IconGeared Five-Bar Mechanisms
IconGeared Five-Bar Kinematic-Chains

Gears

Boulton Engine

Parallel Motion

Watt Steam Engine

Gears and Curves

Epicycloid

Epitrochoid

Hypocycloid

Hypotrochoid

Peritrochoid

Pumps

Wankel Engine

Gears and Lobe-Pumps

Gears for Differential Gear-Boxes

Gears for Epitrochoid Curves

Gears for Hypotrochoid Curves

Gears for Peritrochoid Curves

Gears for Planetary Gear-Boxes

Gears Mechaanisms

Gear Curves

Gear-Trains

Gears with Five Bar Mechanisms

Gears with Fixed Centres

Gears with Four-Bar Mechanisms

Gears with Orbiting Centres

Gears with Two Degrees-of-Freedom

General Design Information

Basic Kinematics

Cam Mechanisms

Gear Mechanisms

Mechanism Synthesis

General Information

Geometric Constraint Programming

Geometry menu

Geometry toolbar

Add Arc

Add Blend-Curve

Add CAD-Line

Add Circle

Add Dimension

Add Line

Add Point

Import SOLIDWORKS Sketch

Merge-Points

Geometry Tree

Constraints

Dimensions

Sketch-Elements

German Help Option - Trial

Getting Started Tutorials - MechDesigner

Getting Started Tutorials - MotionDesigner

GIF

Globoidal Cam

IconMechanism | Add 3D Cam
IconDialog: 3D-Cam

Globoidal Cam Design Software

Glossary

Grahof's Law

Graph FB dialog-box

Y-axis display options

Graph Interface

Graph of Force Data

Graph of Motion data

Graph Settings

Graph Automatic Axes

Graph Axes

Graph Line Colour

Graph Min - Max

Graph Title

Graph Settings Dialog Box

Y-Axis and X-Axis Scales

Graphic Area

Graphics Card Driver

OpenGL

Grashof Criterion

Crank Rocker

Deltoid Linkage

Double Crank

Double Rocker

Drag Link

Kite Linkage

Parallelegram Linkage

Grashof Criterion Videos

Grashof Law

Grashof's Rule

Groove Cam

Gruebler Equation

Gusanos

- H -

Help menu

About

IconHelp
IconHelp | About

Edit Language DataBase

Local Help

On-line Help

Tutorials

Help menu > Download latest Help...

Hints

Hover Technique

How many Kineamtic-chains in a Mechanism Editor?

How many Mechanism Editors can I use.

How many Parts can I edit at one time?

How to

Connect Function-Blocks

How to ...

Delete a Constraint.

Hover and Merge Points

Merge Points for a Sketch-loop

How to add a:

Part

How to Change the Closure of a Dyad.

How to close the Part-Editor

How to Delete an Extrusion

How to Dimension a Point

How to edit a Ball-Joint:

Effective Mass

Offset from Mechanism Plane

Radius

How to Edit a Connecting Part:

Edit Length

Edit Symbollic Radius

How to edit a parameters with the Spin-box tool

IconHow to edit a Parameter in a Dialog-Box
IconHow to edit a value in data-box

How to edit an Element

How to Edit an Extrusion

How to get Contrextual Help

How to link a motion to move a part.

How to open a Dialog-Box

How to Rename an Element

How to start the Part-Editor

IconHow to open an element's dialog-box
IconHow to start the Part Editor

How to use the Spin-Box tool

How to use your mouse...

Cancel

Click

Double-click

Drag

Hover

Icon Palette

Left Mouse Button

LMB

Mouse

OK

Right Mouse Button

RMB

How to Video:

Add a sketch-loop

Merge Points

How to...

... delete a Constraint?

Add a 2D-Cam

Add a Part

Add a Scroll

Add an PRP Dyad

Add an RPP Dyad

Add an RPR Dyad

Add an RRP Dyad

Add an RRR Dyad

Add Pin-Joint - Special-Case

Add Planes

Change Dyad Closure

Connect Function-Blocks

IconStep 5.1: Function-Blocks, Connectors and Wires
IconStep 5.2: Wiring Diagram of FBs

delete a Constraint

Delete a Profile

Design a all Cam-Types

Display Acceleration Vectors

Display Velocity Vectors

Download and use the Local Help

Drag

Drag to Add an Element

Drag to Move and Eleemnt

Edit a 2D Cam

Edit a Ball-Joint

Edit a Data Value in a Data-Box

Edit a Dimension

Edit a Parameter in a dialog-box

Edit a parameter-value in a dialog-box.

Edit an Element

Edit an Extrusion Element

Edit the Length of a Part

Edit the Part Outline?

Enter an Equation

Enter data

Get Cam-Coordinate Data

Install MechDesigner

Know I using the Part Editor?

Move a Mechanism Editor to a different Plane

Move/Drag a Dialog-box

Open a dialog-box

IconHow to open an element's dialog-box
IconHow to open a Dialog-Box

Prepare Parts in SolidWorks

Rename an Element

IconHow to rename an element
IconHow to Rename an Element

Use Function-Blocks

Use the Spin-Box

Use the Spin-Box Control

- I -

Image-Strip

Import

DXF

DXF Drawings

Mass Properties from CAD model

MEC

SHP

SOLIDWORKS Parts and Assemblies

SOLIDWORKS Sketch

STL file

Import Acceleration Data

Import Data Segment

Import DXF File

Import Library File

Import Mass Properties from CAD

Import Position List

Import SolidWorks Part / Assembly

About Coordinate Systems and Import SolidWorks PArt

Color

Display Options

Import File Quality from SolidWorks

Show / Hide

Transparency

Indexing

Belt Design

Pattern

Indexing Cam Mechanisms

Inertia Ratio, Q

Input Torque Coefficient, Cc

Normalized Loads

Overrun

Overun

Payload Conjugate Cams.

Payload Types

Power

Pre-load Coefficinet, K

Torque

Indexing Cams

Barrel Cams

Examples

Globoidal Cam

Parallel Cams

Indexing Motion

Belt

Infeed Screws

Inflection Point

Input Transmission Rigidity

Install Network Server

Installation

Administrator

Client

CMServer

Exceptions

Floating License

Floating Licesne

Installation Options

Network Administrator Instructions

Network License

IconFloating-Network License Installations
IconNetwork Installation: Step-by-Step
IconNetwork Installation: Detailed-Information

Network Version

Roaming Licenses

Server

IconFloating-Network License Installations
IconNetwork Installation: Step-by-Step

Single-Use License

Standalone license

Standalone Professional

Standalone Version

Trial Version

Type Libaries Quarantine

Virus Checkers

Installed-Kinematics.

Instructions

Internet Menu

Inverse Kinematics

Inverse-Kinematics

Continuous-Crank

Inversion

Inversion - Kinematic

- J -

Joint

Ball-Joint

Linear Slide

Magnet

Magnetic

Prismatic

Slide

JPEG

- K -

Keyboard Short Cut

ALT+ C : Run or Cycle Machine

B : Step Backward

F : Step Forward

Home : Move the Master MAchine Angle to 0

INS : Add Part

Keyboard Shortcuts

Kinematic Definitions

Closed Kinematic-Chain

Degrees-of-Freedom

DOF

Higher Kinematic Pair

Joint

Kinematically Defined Chain

Kinematic-Chain

Kinematic-Pair

Kutzbach Criterion

Lower Kinematic Pair

Mobility

Open Kinematic-Chain

Planar Kinematic-Chain

Rigid Body

Wrapping Kinematic Pair

Kinematic Dyad

Air-Cylinder and Clevis

PRP

Ram-P

Ram-R

RPP

RPR

RRP

RRR

SSP

SSR

Kinematic elements toolbar

Add Ball-Joint

Add Magnetic-Joint

Add Part

Add Pin-Joint

Add Slide-Joint

Add Trace-Point

Change Dyad Closure

Reference Geometry

Kinematic FB menu:

Graph FB

Y-axis Display Options

Kinematic Inversion.

Kinematic Synthesis

Kinematic Vectors

Velocity & Acceleration

Kinematically Defined Part

Kinematic-Chains

About Kinematic-Chains

Dyads

Geared-Rocker

General Information

Motion Parts

Rocker

Slider

Kinematic-chains: Basics

Definition

Joints

Motion-Dimensions

Parts

Kinematic-chains: Joints

Higher Kinematic Pair

Kinematic Pair

Lower Kinemaitc Pair

Wrapping Kinematic Pair

Kinematic-Chains: Motion-Dimension

Angle - Rocker

Distance - Slider

Kinematics - Background Information

Kinematics Tree

Dyads

Geared Rocker

Kinematically Defined Chain

Kinematic-Chains

Motion-Parts

Rocker

Slider

Kinematics-Tree

Brocken Chains

Dyad Closure

Solved Chains

- L -

Large Models

Working with...

Legal Notice

Legal Status of your Installaton.

License Agreement

Lighting

Ambient

Diffuse

Edit

Model

SolidWorks Lighting

Specular

W

XYZW

Line of Centres

Linear Motion FB dialog

Linear-Motion FB

Linear-Motion Function-Block

Line-of-Centres

Link

Linkage Synthesis

IconMechanism Synthesis Software
IconTwo, Three, Four Five Position Synthesis

Linkages

List of Dialog-boxes

List type segments

Acceleration List

Position List

Z Raw Data

Lobe Pumps: Design of...

Local Toolbar

Locus

Lubrication

Mode of Lubrication

LXL

- M -

Machine elements toolbar

2D-Cam

Add 3D-Cam

Add Ball-Screw

Add Conjugate Cam FB

Add Feedscrew / Scroll

Add Gear-Pair

Add Gear-Pair [Bevel]

Add Pulley

Add Rack-Pinion

Machine Settings

Cycle Speed

Cycles / minute

Edit

Engineering Units

Kinematic Speed

Machine Speed

Number-of-Steps

Parts per Minute

RPM

Simulation Speed

Units

Machine Settings Dialog

Cycling Parameters

Specify Units

Machine Speed

Machine Speed vs Animation Speed

Machine-Clock

Machine-Cycle Video

Magentic-Joint

Magnetic-Joint dialog

Curve Follow Inside

Curve Follow Outside

Curve Following

Probe Compensation

Radius Control

Magnetic-Joint dialog box

Path Following Options

Radius Control

Magnetic-Joint dialog box - R10

Magnet-Joint

Make Movie

IconFile | Make Movie
IconDialog: Make Movie

Make Movie dialog box

Frame Position

Frame Size

Make Movie dialog-box

End-Angle

Include Last Frame?

Movie File-name

Movie File-type

Number of Frames

Number of Images

Start-Angle

Make Video

Mass

Inertia

Mass

Moment of Inertia

Radius of Gyration

Math FB dialog

Maths FB dialog box

Calculator Functions

Maths FB dialog-box

Connectors

Output Data-Type

Max Shear Stress

Maximum Contact Shear Stress

Equations

Measure

Force

Statistics of Data

Measure (Driven-Dimension)

Angle: Three Points - (Internal and External)

Angle: Two Lines

Angle: Two Points

Distance: Line and Point

Distance: Two Points

Measurement FB

Line to Line - Parallel

Point to Line

Point to Point

Measurements in Mechanism Editor

Angle: Three Points

Angle: Two Lines

Angle: Two Points

Distance: Line and Point

Distance: Two Points

MEC

Mechanism Design and Analysis Software

Mechanism Design Tutorials

Mechanism Menu

Add Mechanism in Mechanism

Add Plane

Mechanism Synthesis

Branch Defects

Burmester Points

Center Point Circle

Centre Point Curve

Circle Point Curve

Circuit Defects

Collineation Axis - replace Gear Segments

Collineation-Axis

Coupler Point Cusps

Cubic of Stationary Curvature

IconInstantaneous Kinematics
IconReplace Gear Segments with Four-bar Mechanism

Dwell - Constant Radius Coupler Curve

Dwell - Straight-Line Coupler Curve.

Dwell Linkage

Dwell Mechanisms

Euler-Savary

Euler-Savary Equation.

Five Postiion Synthesis

Four bar Mechanism Synthesis

Four Position Synthesis

Four-bar Mechanism Coupler Curve Synthesis

Four-bar Mechanism Coupler Point Synthesis

Freudenstein Equation

Function Generation

Function Generator

Gear Sectors

Gear Segments

Instantaneous Centre

Instantaneous Kinematics

Locus of Symmetrical Coupler Curves

Order Defects

Practical Considerations

Replace a Geneva Mechanism

Replace Gear Segments with 4-bar

Symmetrical Coupler Curves

Three Position Synthesis

Two Position Synthesis

Velocity Pole

Mechanism Synthesis Software

Mechanism-Editor

Mechanism-Synthesis

Hart Straight-Line Mechanism

Hoeken Straight-Line Mechanism

Inverse Peaucellier Straight-Line Mechanism

Kempe Straight-Line Mechanism

Modiefied Hart Straight Line Mechanism

Modified Kempe Straight-Line Mechanism

Peaucellier Straight-Line Mechanism

Roberts Straight-Line Mechanism

Scott Russell Straight-Line Mechanism

Stright-Line Mechaniisms

Tchebycheff Straight-Line Mechanism

Watt Straight-Line Mechanism

MechDesigner

Buying

MechDesigner File Locations

Application Settings & Style

Contextual Help

Example Models

INI file

Language Database

SOLIDWORKS Type Library

Timing Diagram

Tutorials

MechDesigner Help & Support

MechDesigner Installation

Trial

MechDesigner 'Reference' Help: R13/R14

MechDesigner.chm

MechDesigner.ini

MechDesigner:

Administrator Rights

Recommended Settings

System Requirements

Memo

Close

Open

Memo: Automatically Open on Start

Menu

Constraints

Display Filters

Edit

File

Filters

Forces

Geometry

Help

Internet

Kinematic Function-Blocks

Machine elements

Model elements menu

Modelling Function-Blocks

Run

Selection Filters

Solids

View

Menu >

Add > Mechanism

Menu > Add > Mechanism Menu

Add 2D-Cam

Add 3D-Cam

Add Ball-Joint

Add Ball-Screw

Add Conjugate Cam FB

Add Gear-Pair

Add Magnetic-Joint

Add Part

Add Pin-Joint

Add Pulley

Add Rack-Pinion

Add Reference Geometry

Add Scroll

Add Slide-Joint

Add Trace-Point

Change Dyad Closure

Gear-Pair [Bevel]

Menus and Toolbars

Merge-Points

Sketch-loop

Miotion-Laws:

'Constant-Crank-Velocity'

Model

Add Mechanism

Lighting

Model a Chain

Model elements menu

Model [Model-Editor]

Model Menu

Add Mechanism

Add Plane

Model-Editor

Modeling FB menu

CAD Control FB

Continuous Crank FB

Math FB

Parameter Control FB

Polynomial Fit FB

Statistics FB

Stats FB

Modeling FB menu:

Briefcase FB

Design-Set

Pattern FB

Point-Cloud FB

Modelling FB toolbar

Modified Sine CV 20%

Modified Sine CV 33%

Modified Sine CV 50%

Modified Sine CV 66%

Most Recently Used

Motion

Belt Path

Definitions

IconExplore the User Inerface
IconMotionDesigner Reference & User Interface

Indexing

Selected-Segment

Terminolog

IconExplore the User Inerface
IconMotionDesigner Reference & User Interface

Motion Advance

Motion Analysis

Measurment FB

Point Data FB

Motion Blending

Motion Continuity

Motion Continuity along Curve

Motion Delay

Motion Design Considerations

Motion Design Software for Machines

Motion Design: Improve

Motion Dimension

Slider Positive Direction

Motion Dimension FB

Cannot Add!

Problems

Motion Dynamic Consideration

Period Ratio

Residual Vibration

Motion FB

Motion-Path FB and Range

Output Data-Type

Reset or Accrue?

Motion FB dialog

Motion FB dialog box

Motion File menu

Save as Jetter DA file type

Motion Graph

Blend-Point Symbol and Graph Line sizes

Colour Options

Number-of-Steps in Motion graph

Rename Motion

Units: X-axis and Y-axis.

Motion Law Coefficients

Motion Law Selector

Motion Law:

Polynomial 23

Polynomial 345

Motion name-tabs

Motion Retard

Motion Smoothing

Motion Study

Measurement FB

Point Data FB

Motion Vectors

Acceleration, Velocity

X Velocity Component

Y Velocity Component

Z Velocity Component

Motion: Advance, Before, Earlier

Motion: Data Transfer Table

Get Motion Data

Motion: Data-Transfer Table

Clear Data

'Copy' Data

Copy Data in table to Clipboard

'Cut' Data

Delete Data

First-Last Point Toggle

Get 'List' Data in Sgement

Get Segment Data

Import Data

Load Data

Overlay-Trace

Paste Data in Clipbard to Table

Put Data

Put Data to List Segment

Save Data

Toolbar

Motion: Delay, After, Later

Motion: Edit toolbar

Active Motion Settings

Auto-Update Model

Redo

Sweep Display

Undo

Motion: File menu

Add Motion

Motion Names

Open and Append Motion

Open,.da,.mtd, .shp

Print All Motions

Print Motion

Save Active Motion:

Save all

Save as...

Save As: .da,.mtd,.shp

Motion: File toolbar

Delete Active Motion

Motion: Motion toolbar

Motion: Save As: Jetter Automation: Motion File Save As

Motion: Save As: Rockwell [Allen-Bradley] Logix 5000 Cam file

Motion: Tools menu

Append Segment

Data Transfer Table

Delete Segment

Export Motion Data

Import Motion Data

Insert Blend Point

Insert Blend-Point At...

Insert Segment

Motion Data Transfer

Overlay Trace

Motion: View toolbar

Acceleration Graph

Jerk Graph

Pan Left

Pan Right

Position Graph

Show Acceleration

Show Jerk

Show Position

Show Velocity

Velocity Graph

Zoom Extents

Zoom-in

Zoom-out

MotionDesign Software

MotionDesigner

...from MechDesigner

Dock or Float

Icon Sizes

Redock

Undock

MotionDesigner Interface

Motion-Width

MotionDesigner R13.2

Welcome

MotionDesigner Toolbars

IconExplore the User Inerface
IconMotionDesigner Reference & User Interface

Motion-Dimension

Motion-Dimension Dialog-box

Base-Value

Base-Value + Motion-Value

Motion-Dimension FB dialog

Motion-Dimension Function-Block

Motion-Law Coefficients

Ca, Cv, Cc, Pc, Q

Motion-Law Selector

Motion-Law:

Constant Acceleration

Constant Velocity

Constant-Jerk

Cubic

Cycloidal

Cycloidal CV50

Dwell

Flexible Polynomial

Import Acceleration List

Import Data as Motion-Law

Import Position List

Mod Sine

Mod Trap

Modified Sinusoid

Modified Trapezoidal

Parabolic

Polynomial 4567

Polynomial: Low Impact at Cross-over

Quadratic

Quick-Return Finite Jerk

Quick-Return, Continuous Jerk

Ramp

Rapid-Return, Finite Jerk Start/End/Mid-Point

Rapid-Return, Smooth-Start/End

Scotch-Yoke Special

SHM

Simple Harmonic Motion

Sine Squared

Sine-Constant-Cosine Acceleration

Sinusoidal

Throw

Triple Harmonic

Triple Harmonic: 'Modified Trapezoidal'

Triple Harmonic: 'Zero-Jerk at Cross-over'

Triple-Harmonic: 'Modified-Sine'

'Y Inverse Sinusoid'

Motion-Laws

Special

Motion-Laws Compared

Motion-Laws:

Introduction

Names of:

Motion-Parts

Degrees-of-Freedom

Gruebler Equation

How to Add...

Mobility

Rocker

Slider

Motion-Path Dialog box

Data Dispaly in Graphic Area

Point List

Motion-Path FB

BeltToothPitch

Control Path Length with Dimension

Dialog box

Point Parameters

Motion-Path FB dialog box

Motion-Path Function-Block

Motor and Gearbox

Motor Database

IconDialog: Kinetostatic Torque and Speed
IconDialog: Servo-Gearbox Sizing-Torque-Speed

Motor Elements

Move a Point along a Curve / Sketch

Move a Point along a sketch path

Movie

Step Forward

MP4 x264

- N -

Negative Dimensions - why?

Netwok License

Check-in / Check-out license

Roaming Network Licenses

New File

Nomenclature

Normal Constraint

Normalized Cam or Motion Laws.

Number of Graph Steps or Points

Number of Teeth: Rack-Pinion

Number-of-Steps

Warning / Reminder

Number-of-Steps in a Machine Cycle

- O -

Open

LXL Library File

Open a CAD-Line dialog box

Open Camlinks MEC File-type

Open Data Transfer Table

Export Motion Data

Import Motion Data

Open Dialog-Box

Selection-Window

Open DXF File-Type

Open File

Open: Allen-Bradley Logix 5000 TXT file-type

Open: Jetter DA file-type

OpenGL

Optimisation

Output Transmission Rigidity

Overlay Trace

Prepare the Data

Overview of Contextual toolbars

Mechanism-Editor

Solids toolbar

Overview of General Use toolbars

Display-Filters toolbar

Edit toolbar

File toolbar

Run toolbar

Selection-Filters toolbar

View toolbar

Visibility toolbar

- P -

Parameter-Control FB dialog

Parameter-Value

Edit

Part Editor

Why Edit a Part?

PArt Local Toolbar

Part Outlines

Colors

Part Position in Part Coordinates

Part-Editor

Rules

Parts

Outline Colors

Paste data

Path

Path-Joint

Kinematics of:

Pattern

Belt

Belt Pockets

CAD-Line

Phase Pattern

Solid

Pattern Element dialog box

Phase Visibility

Phases

Pattern FB

Add

Pattern FB dialog

Pattern FB Dialog box

Enable Pattern

Pattern Type

Pay Load Types

Constant

Function of Acceleration

Function of Displacement

Function of Velocity

Special Function

Period-Ratio: Cam Command to Follweor Response

Phase adjust motion-values

Phase Visibility Interface

Pattern-Element Visibility timing

Piggyback Slider

Add

Review

Sets

Pin a Slot

Pin-Joint

Compound Pin-Joint

Pin-Joint - Special Case

Two or more Coincident Pin-Joints

Plane

Distribution of Planes

Hierarchy of Planes

Planeary Gears

Annulus

Gear Ratio

Planet Carrier

Planet Gear

Ring Gear

Sun Gear

Planes and Mechanisms

Plot Graphs

PNG

Point Acceleration

Point Cloud dialog box

Fit Curve to data

Import Data

Point Coordinates

Point Data FB dialog

Point Force

Point Locus

Point Positiion

Fix Constraint

Lock & Specify

Position in Mechanism Coordinates

Position in Part Coordinates

Point Position in Mechanism Coordinates

Point Velocity

Point-Cloud

Feedback Messages

Message

Point-Cloud and Curve Following

Point-Cloud dialog-box

Data-File Formats

Point-Cloud Options

Point-Cloud Original Data Accuracy

Thoughts and Approximations

Points

centre-Point

end-Point

start-Point

Polynomial Fit dialog-box

Acquire and Save toolbar

Algorithm Settings

Graph toolbar

RMS Erorr P.V.A. results

Settings

Polynomial-Fit FB dialog

Positive Drive Cam

Preferences

Preferred Motion Laws

Pressure Angle

Pressure Angle of Stationary Cams

Preview Motion Values at Blend-Point

IconExplore the User Inerface
IconMotionDesigner Reference & User Interface

Preview Motion-Values in MotionDesigner:

Preview Blend-Point Motion-Values

Print graphic-area.

Printer Setup

Profile

Auto-Profile

Auto-Profiles

Project Explorer

Command-Manager

Element-Explorer

Selection-Window

PSMotion

Address

web

Pulley

Number-of-Teeth

Pulley dialog box

Number of Teeth on Pulley

Read Only: Belt Length

Read Only: Drive or Driven Pulley?

Read Only: Tooth Pitch

Release 10

Pulley-Rocker

How to Add...

Path-Joint

- Q -

Q Torque Coefficient

- R -

Rack and Pinion Gear Parameters

Rack Pinion Design Parameters

Rack-Pinion

Addendum

Dedendum

Gear Mesh

Mesh

Module

Number-of-Teeth

Pressure Angle

Rack-Pinion dialog

Ball-Screw parameters

Gear Tooth tab

Ram-P

Ram-R

Rebuild

Rebuild Now

Rebuild/rebuilt machines.

Recommended Settings

Redo

Redock MotionDesigner

Reference Elements

Reference Geometry

Remove

Rename

Dialog

Rename Element

IconDialog: Rename Element
IconHow to Rename an Element

Rename motion

Report a Bug

Request a Feature

Reset Output

Restore size of Maximised 'Open' or 'Save As..' dialog.

Reverse Engineering Cams.

Reverse-Engineer Cams

Right-Angle Constraint

Right-clcick

Delete Element

Edit Element

Robot:

2 Axis Parallel Robot

2.5D SCARA

2D SCARA

3-axis Parallel Robot

Gantry Robot

XY Robot

Rocker

Roller Gear Drive

Roots Blower: Design of

Rotating Cam

Flat-faced Follower

Offset Flat-faced Follower

Oscillating Flat-faced Follower

Swinging Flat-faced Follower

Translating Flat-faced Follower

Rotating Cam with basic Inverse-Kinematics

Round data

Run menu

Cycle

Home

Run

Step Backward

- S -

Save

File

Save 3D-Cam as STEP file

Save as

.CXL

.DXF

.DXF Mechanism

.DXF Part

.LXL

.MTD

.ZXL

Save as .ZXL

Save as...

ZXL file-type

Save Library File

Save motions for Timing Diagram.

Save screen-image (screen-shot) of graphic-area as:

BMP

GIF

JPG

PNG

SCCA

SCCA Motion-Law

Segment-Parameters to get Traditional Motion-Laws.

Scrolls

Segment Blending

Segment Editor:

Asymmetrical Motions

Segment Parameters

Segment Range

Segment Width

Segment-Editor

Control-Buttons

Segment-Editor:

Y-axis controls: Blend, Start, End

Select Element Type

Select Elements

Selection Filters toolbar

IconFilters
IconSelection-Filters

Selection-Window

Selection-Window Contextual menu

Delete Element...

Edit Element...

Rename Element

Show or Hide Element

View References

Servo Motor

Servo Motor Sizing

Servomotor

Servomotor Sizing

Settings

Shortcuts

Show

Point Acceleration

Point Velocity

Show / Hide

Profile/Extrusions

Solids

Show / Hide Solid Elements in Mechanism-Editors

Show Limit Lines

Show or Hide a Solid/Extrusion

Show or Hide Kinematic Vectors

Show Solids of All or Active Mechanism Only

Show/Hide Elements

Show/Hide other Mechanisms in Mechanism-Editor

Show/Hide other sketch-elements of other Parts in Part-Editor

SHP

Simple Four-bar mechanism design.

Sine-Constant-Cosine Acceleration

Sinusoid Phase

Six Bar Kinemaitc-Chains

Pin-Joint and Slide-Joints.

Six-bar Kinematic-Chains

Stephenson 1

Stephenson 2

Stephenson 3

Watt 1

Watt 2

Six-bar Mechanisms

Cabinet Door Hinge

Car Hood Hinge

Furniture Hinge Mechanism

Garage Door Mechansims

Sketch Constraint

Coincident

Concentric

Equal

Horizontal

Mid-Point

Parallel

Perpendicular

Tangent

IconStep 3.3: Add Tangent Constraints
IconGeometry | Tangent

Vertical

Sketch Curvature Continuity

Sketch Element: Arc

Sketch Element: Blend-Curve

Sketch Element: CAD-Line

Sketch Element: Circle

Sketch Element: Line

Sketch Element: Point

Sketch Element: Spline

Sketch-Element

Arc

Blend-Curve

IconGeometry | Blend-Curve
IconDialog: Blend-Curve

CAD-Line

Circle

Line

Point

Points and Trace-Points.

Polyline

SOLIDWORKS Import Sketch

Spline

Sketch-Elements

Smoothness

Sketch-Loops

Exceptions

Slide-Joint

Slide-Joint Special Case

Symbol

Slider

Add Motion-Dimension FB

Slot Cams

Complications and Solutions

Linear Cams

Smooth Curve

Solid Modelling

Extrusion Element

Hierarchy

Primary Contour

Profile Element

Secondary Contour

Sketch-Loop

Solids

Extrusion Design

Import a Part from SOLIDWORKS

Import STL from CAD

Solids Menu

Add Auto-Profiles

Add Hole

Add Polyline

Add Profile

Auto-Layer

Auto-Profile

Show or Hide Extrusion

SOLIDWORKS

3D-Cam export to...

CAD File Synchronization

Coordinate System.

Export Cam to...

Import SolidWorks File

Install Type Libraries

Send Cam Data to Solidworks

IconStep 6C1.3: Edit 3D-Cam, Save-as STEP; Export to SOLIDWORKS
Icon6C2: Indexing-Follower Globoidal-Cam

Synchronize All Files

Type Libraries

IconStep 6C1.3: Edit 3D-Cam, Save-as STEP; Export to SOLIDWORKS
Icon6C2: Indexing-Follower Globoidal-Cam
IconHelp | About

Type Library

SolidWorks Type Libraries

SolidWorks Type Library

SOLIDWORKS: Import Sketch

Specification of Stud and Yoke Cam Followers

Material

Maximum Acceleration

Maximum Skewing Angle

Maximum Speed

Maximum Tilting Angle

Minimum Cam-Follower Load

Stud Hardness

Stud Size

Stud Surface Finish

Spherical-Joint

Spin-Box

Hide and Show

IconHow to edit a Parameter in a Dialog-Box
IconHow to edit a value in data-box

How to use the Spin-Box.

Where is the Spin-Box?

Spin-Increment

Spline - alternative

Spline Drag-Handles

Spring

Constant Force

Coulomb Friction

Drag Froce

Free-Length

Spring-Rate

Spring / Linear Motor

Spring FB

Input-Connector Data

Output-Connector Data

Spring Parameters

Velocity Parameters

Spring Force Dialog Box

Constant Force

IconForces | Add Spring FB
IconDialog: Function-Block: Spring

Drag Force

Enable Spring

Enable Spring Force dialog box

Free Length

IconForces | Add Spring FB
IconDialog: Function-Block: Spring

Friction Force

Spring Force Parameters

Spring Rate

IconForces | Add Spring FB
IconDialog: Function-Block: Spring

Viscous Force

Springs

SSP

Adding

How to...

SSP Assur Group

SSP Dyad

SSR

Adding

How to...

SSR Assur Goup

SSR Dyad

Standard Cam Laws

Standard Motion Laws

Stationary Gear

Statisitics FB dialog

Straight Line Mechanism

Styling

Settings

Style

Theme

Surface Hardening of Steels for Cams

Symbols in the grpahic-area

Symbols in the Kinematics-Tree

System Requirements

IconSystem Requirements & Windows Permissions
IconInstallation, Legal

- T -

Terminology

Timing Diagram.xlsx

Toggle Hints / Help menu

Tolerance-Analysis

Toolbar

Constraints

Forces

Geometry

Kinematic Elements

Kinematic Function-Blocks

Machine elements

Model elements toolbar

Modelling Function-Blocks

Solids

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Tornillos sin fin.

Torque Speed Curves

Torque-Speed Curves

Torsion Factor Equation

Torsion Factor, Ct

Trace

Trace Point

Trace-Point

How to drag a TracePoint.

Track Cam

Trandtional Motion Laws

Trapezoidal Velocity

Trouble-Shoot

Sketch-Elements

Troubleshooting

Feedscrews

Tutorial 1: Add Crank

Add Part

Tutorial 1: Add Crank/Rocker

Add Line to BasePart

Add Mechanism

Add Motion-Dimension FB

Add Pin-Joint

Add sketch-elements to the BasePart

Edit Length of Crank

How to Video...

Kinematically Define the Part

Motion-Dimension

Summary

Tutorial 1: Rotate the Part

Add Gearing FB

Add Linear-Motion FB

Edit Gearing FB

Rotate Crank in Clockwise Direction

Tutorial 10: Mechanical Devices

Approximate and Exact

Approximate Striaght-Line Mechanism

Crank + RPP Dyad

Exact Straight-Line Mechanism

Kinematics of a Quick Return Mechanism

Misalignment Coupling

Offset Shafts

Oldham Coupling

Parallel Shafts

Peaucellier Cell

Quick Return Mechanism

R+RPR

R+RRP

Return-Ratio

Rotary to Simple Harmonic Motion

RPPR

R-RPP

Scotch Yoke

Scotch-Yoke

Straight-Line Mechanisms & Linkages

Watt

Whitworth

Tutorial 10: Modelling Mechanical Devices

Tutorial 11: 2D Motion

2D Planar Guidance

Curvilinear Motion

Force Analysis

Piggyback Sliders

Planar Guidance

Planar Motion

Planar Motion Guidance

Rectilinear Motion

Remove the Piggyback Sliders

Translation Motion

XY Positioning Table

XY-Motion

XY-Table

Tutorial 12: Design a Spatial Mechanism

Add Ball-Joint [Spherical-Joint]

IconSpatial Mechanisms
IconStep 12.2: Spatial Mechanisms

Add Connecting Part

Add Connecting-Part

Dyad-SSP

Dyad-SSR

Tutorial 12: Planar or Scalar Kinematic-chains

2D or 3D?

Car Hood Hinge

Concealed Door Hinge Animation

Furniture Door Mechanism

Garage Door Mechanism

Planar and Spatial Mechanisms

Six-bar Linkages

Six-Bar Mechanism

Tutorial 13: Forces

2D Cam to drive a Cam-Follower

A Rocker supported by a Spring

A Rotating Rocker

A Stationary Rocker

Cam Contact Force

Cam-Follower Bounce

Configure Power Source

Contact-Force

Dynamic Forces

Kinetostatic Force

Kineto-static Force

Maximum Design Speed

Select a Servomotor and Gearbox

Understanding Forces in MechDesigner

Tutorial 14: Gear Pairs

Gear Mesh

Gear Trains

Gear-Pairs

Gears

Gears with Fixed Centres

Gears with Orbiting Centres

Gear-Trains

Tutorial 15: Add Pattern

Tutorial 16: Motion-Path & Blend-Curve

Basic Design

Tutorial 16: Motion-Path & Blend-Curves

Engine-Cam

Motion-Path FB

Ram-P

Ram-R

Tutorial 16: Motion-Path FB & Blend-Curve

About Blend-Curve

About Motion-Path FB

Tutorial 16: Motion-Path FB / Blend-Curve

Compare Piggyack Sliders and Blend-Curve

Tutorial 17: Belts and Pulleys

Belt is Driven by a Pulley

Fixed Pulley Centres

IconTutorial 17: Belts and Pulleys
IconPulleys Driven By Belt
IconBelt Driven by Pulley
IconMultiple-Pulleys driven by one Pulley
IconThree Shafts, Two Belts, Four-Pulley, with two pulleys on One Shaft

Fixed Pulleys Centres

Multiple Belts with one Pulley

IconThree Shafts, Two Belts, Four-Pulley, with two pulleys on One Shaft
IconApplication of Orbiting Pulley Centre

Multiple-Pulleys with one Belt

Orbiting Pulley Centres

IconOption 2: Orbiting Pulley Centre
IconApplication of Orbiting Pulley Centre

Pulleys are Driven by Belt

Stright-Line Mechanism

Tutorial 18: Maths FB

About...Maths FB

Acceleration: Radius of Curvature

Data-Channels

Input-Connectors

Lissajous Figures

Maths FB

Output-Connectors

Parametric Curves

Position: Epitrochoid Curve

Velocity: Cam on Epitrochoic Curve

Video of Epitrochoid Curve

Tutorial 2.2A Edit the Motion-Dimension FB.

Tutorial 2: Kinematic-Chains

Add Motion FB

Change-over Design

Change-Over Product Sizes.

Crank Rocker

IconKinematic-Chains in MechDesigner
IconCrank-Rocker Kinematic-Chain - RRR Dyad

Crank Slider

Delete Pin-Joint

Dyad

Dyad Closure

Dyad-Closure

Dyads

Four-bar linkage

Four-bar mechanism

Four-bar Mechanisms

Kinematic Closure

Pin in a Curved Slot

Pin in a Slot

Prismatic

Reconfigure Dyads

Revolute

RP

RP Joint

RPR Dyad

RRP Dyad

RRR Dyad

Scotch-Yoke Mechanism

Slider-Crank

Whitworth Quick Return

Tutorial 20 Scroll - Feedscrew

Add a Feedscrew

Add a Scroll

Tutorial 2A: More Dyads.

6-bar Mechanisms

Assur Groups

Dyads

Watt and Stephenson

Tutorial 3: Use the Part-Editor - Basic

Add a Sketch-Loop

Add Arc

Add Coincident Constraint

Add Line

Add MEchanism

Add Part

Add Plane

Add Tangent Constraints

Basic sketching

Define Part Length

Dimension

Edit Part

Edit the Length of a Part

Horiontal

Parallel

Sketch-Element Trouble-shooting

Sketch-Loop

Vertical

Tutorial 4: Create Solid Extrusions

Add a Profile to a Sketch-Loop

Sketch a Sketch-Loop

Tutorial 4: Solid Extrusion

Level 1- Sketch-Loop and Extrusions

Tutorial 4: Solid Extrusions

Auto-Profile

Auto-Profiles

Introduction

Level 2 - Multiple Extrusions, Add Holes

Sketch-Loops and Merged-Points

Tutorial 5: Function-Blocks

About Function-Blocks

Clockwise Crank

Counter-Clockwise Crank

Crank

Gearing FB

Golden Function-Blocks

How to use Function-Blocks

Input-Connectors

Introduction

Measurement FB

Motion Amplitude

Motion Dependency

Motion Frequency

Motion-Dimension FB

Motion-Dimension FB - Rocker

Motion-Values

Output-Connectors

Point-Data FB

Rocker

Slider

Wire

Wires

Tutorial 6: Add Rotating Cam

Cam Coordinates dialog box

Tutorial 6: Cams

Forward-Kinematics

Inverse-Kinematics

Tutorial 6A: Add Rotating Cam

Add 2D Cam

Add a Dyad

Add Cam-Shaft

Add Polyline to 2D Cam

Add Profile to Polyline

Add Slide-Joint

Add Slider Motion

Cam Follower as Profile

Export to SOLIDWORKS

Face Cam

Flat Cam

Get Cam Coordinates from Cams

Groove Cam

Oscillatiing Cam Follower

Parallel Indexer

Plate Cam

Reciprocating Cam Follower

RRR Dyad

Swinging Cam Follower

Track Cam

Tutorial 6B: Design Study: Labelling Machine

Add the Stationary Cams

Bottle Platform

Bottle Turret

Design Motions for Tools

Label Magazine and P&P Tool

Labelling Tools

P&P to Transfer Tool

P&P Tool

P&P Turret

Stationary Cam for Bottle Platform

Stationary Cam for P&P Tool

Stationary Cam for Transfer Tool

Transfer Tool

Transfer Turret

Turrets & Tools

Tutorial 6C: 3D-Cam

3D-Cam dialog-box

Add the Barrel Cam

Barrel Cam

CAD Control Function-Block

Check Cam Follower Clearance

Expor to SOLIDWORKS

Globoidal Cam

How to use...

Save as STEP

Type Libraries

Tutorial 6C: 3D-Cam - Barrel Cam

Oscillating Cam-Follower

Tutorial 6C: 3D-Cam (Full)

Cam Indexer

Ferguson Cam

Globoidal Cam

Roller Gear Drive Cam

Tutorial 6C: 3D-Cam Barrel-Cam

Add the Elements

Oscillating Barrel Cam

Tutorial 6D: Stationary Cam, Slot Cam

Introduction

Motion-Dependency

Tutorial 6D: Stationary Cam: Design 1

Add Linear Cam

Motion of the Sliding-Part is known

Rocker on Slider

Slide-Joint

Tutorial 6D: Stationary Cam: Design 2

Add a Stationary Linear Cam

Motion of Sliding-Part is not known

RRP Dyad Example

Stationary Cam with Gear-Pair

Tutorial 7: Design Sets

Add Design-Set to Assembly-Tree and Graphic-Area

Add Dimensions to Element-Rows

Add Element Rows to Design-Set

Edit Design SEt to find Design Objectives

Edit Dimension in Element-Row

Tutorial 7: Design-Sets

Design Objective

Design Specification

Why use a Design-Set

Tutorial 8: CAD-Line

DXF tab

Tutorial 8: CAD-Line - DXF tab

Align DXF with CAD-Line

Element Selection

Tutorial 8: Import DXF

CAD-Line

CAD-Line dialog box

Convert DXF Outline to Extrusions

Display DXF Outline

DXF Outline Display

DXF Points Display

Edit DXF Element

Open DXF File

Tutorial 9: Automatically Add Part and Joints

Add Part and Pin-Joint automatically

Add Part and Slide-Joint automatically

Tutorial: Elements

Tutorial: Import SOLIDWORKS document

Add Coordinate System

Position a SOLIDWORKS Part in MD

Tutorial: Kinematic Properties

Element Properties

Point's Velocity & Acceleration Vectors

Trace-Point

Tutorial: Motion

Add Segments,

Asymmetrical Motion

Cannot Edit End of Previous-Segment

Constant Velocity & Flexible Polynomial

Design an Indexing Motion

Design Progressive Motion

Edit a Motion with only one Segment?

Edit the End of a Selected Segment?

Edit the End of the Last Segment?

Edit the Start of a Standard Segment

Import Data

Interface Overview

Intro. to Flexible Polynomial

Link a Motion to MechDesigner

P, V, A , J

Review Blend-Editor Control-Buttons

Understanding Motion Graphs

Z Raw-Data

Tutorial: Options and Tools

Application Settings

Application-Settings

Command History

Data Entry

How to use your Mouse

Spin-box

Tutorial: Preferences and Tools

How to use your mouse

Tutorial: User Interface

Editor Tab

Feedback Area

Graphic-Area

Local-Toolbar

Mechanism-Editor

Memo

Memo-pad

Menus

Model-Editor

Part-Editor

Project Explorer

Show / Hide MotionDesigner

Toolbars

Tutorials

Before you start...

Getting Started - MechDesigner

Getting Started - MotionDesigner

Tutorials 13: Forces

Understanding Slider Forces

Tutorials Cam Design

Flat Cam, Barrel Cam, Globoidal Cam

Tutorials on YouTube

Cams for a Cycloidal Gear Reducer

Cams for a Parallel Indexer

Tutorials: Motion Overview

Graph Area

Motion Name Tabs

Type Libraries

Check for Correct Version

Type-Library Manual Installation

- U -

Undo

Undock MotionDesigner

Units

DXF Drawing Units

Machine Units

Update Motion Quickly

User Interface

Editor tabs

Graphic Area

Local Toolbars

User Preferences

- V -

Vector: Acceleration - Show/Hide

Vector: Velocity - Show/Hide

Vectors

Acceleration

Velocity

Velocity Vector

Video...

Add a Sketch-Loop

Connect Function-Blocks

Dwell Mechanism

Genava Mechanism

Hover + Drag to merge points

How to Add a Motion Dimension Function-Block

How to Add Pin-Joint

Lobe Pump

Use the Merge-Points tool

Videos:

Add fixed Gear-Pair

Add orbiting Gear-Pair

View Menu

View References

IconProject Explorer | Selection-Window
IconDialog: View References

View toolbar

icons

Virus Checkers

Norton

Visibility toolbar

Show / Hide Solids in Mechanisms

Show / Hide Torque Vectors

Show Model as Shaded and Wire-Frame

Show Model as Shaded only

Show Model as Wire-Frame only

Show Solids in All or active Mechanism-Editor only

Show/Hide Force Vectors

Show/Hide other Kinematic and Sketch-Elements

Solids in Projection or Orthonormal View

- W -

Warning1

Watt and  Boulton Steam Engine

Double Speed of Flywheel

Pantograph

Parallel Motion Mechanism

Striaght Line Mechanism

What is a Design-Set?

What is a Dyad Closure?

What is a Motion?

Why is the dimension 'negative'.

Why so many CXL and MTD files?

Windows Vista and CopyMinder

Working with Large Models

Worms

- X -

X-Axis:

Units

- Z -

Zero data

Zero-Round-Copy-Paste

λ, Asymmetrical Motions