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cycloid

[′sī‚klȯid]
(mathematics)
The curve traced by a point on the circumference of a circle as the circle rolls along a straight line.

cycloid

A curve generated by a point in the plane of a circle when the circle is rolled along a straight line, keeping always in the same plane.
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The objective of this work is to generate an optimal cycloidal gait trajectory by minimizing peak error in ZMP by changing the hip and upper body link positions of the biped robot.
Generally the trajectory of the swing foot of human is a cycloidal profile in normal walking (5).
2003)- Contributions to the study of generation of the flanks of the generating hook of cylindrical curved gear in oblong cycloidal arc, DETC'03 ASME 2003 Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference pp.
There are four basic types of gearing systems used by designers: harmonic drive, cycloidal drive, parallel shaft spur drive and planetary.
35 Ton Bollard Pull Tug With Cycloidal Propulsion At Port Blair.
Foss also developed and built the ASD Z-Drive and Voith Schneider Propulsion (VSP) cycloidal tractor tugs that can control the world's largest tankers and freighters.
Researchers from Wroclaw University of Technology describe a method for increasing the load limit of plastic cycloidal gears, the loads acting on a multicaterpillar track chassis, the design of internal involute gearing for pumps, and the equalization of partial contact ratios in 3K transmissions.
reengined (converted from direct-drive cycloidal to quieter, more reliable diesel electric engines with azimuthing Z-drives),
TRANSSCYKO cycloidal speed reducers offer smooth, silent operation without vibration, and can absorb high shock loads in excess of 500%.
An RV drive is densely constructed with almost all of the space within its envelope occupied by steel or iron, It is a cycloidal gear system with many of its parts precisely ground to size and held rigidly in place by a solid structure n so rigidly that every moving part can only move in its intended path.