Step 6D2.3: Prepr 2C Add the Rocker and Stationary Cam

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Step 6D2.3: Prepr 2C Add the Rocker and Stationary Cam

Add the Stationary Cam

btn_delkeywordPreparation 2C: Add the Rocker

Plan the motion for the Slot Cam

First: What do we want the Stationary Cam to look like?

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The image to the left shows the design we want. It has a Slot CamRed-14-1b. To remind us, ....

... the Angle of the Rocker is a function of the motion of the Sliding-Part, NOT the MMA.

What is the difference between Design 1, 6D1, and this Design 2, 6D2?

Design 1: We can get the motion of the Sliding-Part directly. Its motion is the output from the Motion-Dimension FB.

Design 2: We do not know the motion of the Sliding-Part directly. The Sliding-Part is one Part in an R-R-P Dyad.


Note: the Motion of a Part includes its Position, Velocity, and Acceleration motion-values.

6D2-1-020This is the Motion for the Rocker that we have prepared.

Q: How can we get the motion of the sliding-part?

A1: METHOD 1

Use a Measurement FB to measure the position (and motion) of the sliding-part

A2: METHOD 2

Use a Point-Data FB to give the position (and motion) of the sliding-part relative to the origin of the Base-Part.

btn_delkeywordMethod 1: Add a Measurement FB