Design 2:  Target for Tutorial

The key difference between Design 1 and Design 2:

... we do not know the motion of the Sliding-Part - we MUST measure its motion.

The motion of the Sliding-Part is quite complex. It is a function of many parameters


Slot Cam with Motion a Function of the Slider Motion

Tutorial  6D.2


How to assemble this model: Summary

1.Add a Gear-Pair so that one Gear orbits insides a stationary Gear, and the orbiting Gear orbits one time per machine cycle
2.Add a Dyad:
Join Part 1 of the Dyad to the orbiting Gear with a Pin-Joint
Join Part 2 of the Dyad as a Sliding-Part, to slide along the Base-Part horizontally
Join Part 1 to Part 2 with a Pin-Joint.
3.Add a Rocker to the Sliding-Part
4.Design and add a motion to rotate the Rocker
5.Add a Cam-Follower Roller with Profile to the Rocker
6.Add a 2D-Cam - select the Base-Part and the Roller Profile in the Rocker.


Tutorials and Reference Help Files for MechDesigner and MotionDesigner 14.2 + © Machine, Cam, Mechanism, and Motion Design Software by PSMotion Ltd