Geared Five-Bar Kinematic-Chains

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Geared Five-Bar Kinematic-Chains

Geared Five-Bar Mechanisms

Geared Five-bar mechanisms are built with:

One Gear-Pair

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One Dyad - two Parts, three Joints.

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Applications

Geared Five-bar mechanisms are often used:

To give complex Coupler Curves

As complex Function Generators

The Coupler Curves and the Functions can be more complex than available from Four-bar mechanisms.

Geared Five-bar Mechanism Configurations

When you assemble a Geared Five-bar Mechanism, you can edit the:

1.Gear-Pair: - Fixed Gear center or Orbiting Gear center

2.Dyad: - R-R-R, R-R-P, RPR, RPP, or PRP

3.Gear Mesh - External Mesh or Internal Mesh

4.Ratio of Gear-Teeth

5.Lengths of the Part

Typical Geared Five-bar Mechanism Configuration

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