Questions tagged [mechanism]

A mechanism, in engineering, is a device that transforms input forces and movement into a desired set of output forces and movement

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Manual control plots differ from StateResponse and OutputResponse

So In my quest to try to learn some control theory inspired by the following link, I have been modeling an inverse pendulum regulated with a flywheel. The system model is pretty ok I think, and when ...
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Make a involute gear

Quick question: Has anyone been able to make a involute gear with a simple code? I would like to have a 2D plot, but it is very difficult.
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Importing and animating images

I have three image files that make up a system similar to a mechanical arm. I wonder if it's possible to be created an assembly that I can import these images and use them in a way to generate an ...
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Tracing the line of motion of a point in graphics

I'm a beginner in mathematica. I'm making a nb that calculates the output angle of a fourbar mechanism based on the input angle. So the input is the length of the four linkages and the input angle of ...
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Fourier cosine series of displacement

I'm trying to calculate a Fourier Cosine Series of displacement for general 4-bar mechanism. My code not working. I don't understand why. I need the result as this form ...
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Solving 2-D Mechanical Systems

I'm trying to use Mathematica to solve a particular 2-d mechanical system. The system comes from "DESIGN AND OPTIMIZATION OF AN EIGHT-BAR LEGGED WALKING MECHANISM IMITATING A KINETIC SCULPTURE, “WIND ...
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Building an arch in SystemModeler

I'm trying to learn SystemModeler and struggling a little... Building on the chain pendulum example from Wolfram, I've happily made a chain with revolute joints with spring/dampeners connecting the ...
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Simulating a quick return mechanism

Last time, I got a satisfying answer for simulating a toggle mechanism, just as expected. NDSolve is great. I tried playing with it (as a matter of fact, @MichaelE2 ...