instantaneous center

instantaneous center

[¦in·stən¦tā·nē·əs ′sen·tər]
(mechanics)
A point about which a rigid body is rotating at a given instant in time. Also known as instant center.
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Determining the complex mechanism's points kinematic parameters we use the velocities instantaneous center (VIS) [P.
Researched are the third class complex planar mechanism basic link points velocities using methods, departing from techniques of determining the velocity instantaneous centers units, of links under planar movement.
The cobalt chrome alloy and polyethylene device is designed to accommodate the segmental instantaneous center of rotation via a mobile-bearing core, reducing bone stresses and eliminating the need for invasive vertebral anchorage.
The Mobi-C's polyethylene insert provides controlled mobility that respects the instantaneous center of rotation and closely replicates anatomic movement, allowing for six degrees of freedom.
The other area utilizes kinematic models and external measuring devices, such as visual odometry, inertial measurement units (IMUs), and global positioning system (GPS), to estimate slip or the instantaneous centers of rotation (ICRs) locations [5, 911].
As the motions of both tracks can be regarded as pure rotations around their instantaneous centers of rotations ICR; and [ICR.
In this paper, we have developed and identified a slip model of tracked vehicles based on the instantaneous centers of rotation of the two tracks.

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