This course is concerned with the concepts of position, displacement, velocity, and acceleration in planar mechanisms, as well as the introduction to the design, synthesis, and analysis of gears, cams, and mechanism trains.

Professor: Dr. Dane Quinn ()
Lectures: 4600:321-080. M 6:40-9:00pm; Ayer 113
4600:321-081. W 6:40-9:00pm; Ayer 113
Office Hours: after class (also by appointment)
Text: C.E. Wilson and J.P. Sadler,
Kinematics and Dynamics of Machinery;
3rd edition, Prentice-Hall, New Jersey, 2003.

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