kinematic chain


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kinematic chain

[¦kin·ə‚mad·ik ′chān]
(anatomy)
A group of body segments that are connected by joints so that the segments operate together to provide a wide range of motion for a limb.
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In the further will consider kinematic chain which consist only from revolute (R) and prismatic (P) joints to ease the task.
Enumeration of Basic Kinematic Chains using the Theory of Finite Groups' Transactions of ASME, Journal of Mechanical Engineers, Transactions of Automatic Design, Vol 111, 1989, pp 498-503
1999, "An Artificial Network Approach to Mechanism Kinematic Chain Isomorphism Identification", Mechanism and Machine Theory, 34, 271- 283.
1)] connections, which, together with the mobile platform, would build the parallel kinematic chains (Fig.
UNLOADING OF THE CROSSRAIL FEED-POSITIONING KINEMATIC CHAIN
All three kinematic chains are defined by bodies and joint blocks.
kinematic chains are considered for application as In- parallel robots.
Since their end-effector is sustained by several kinematic chains, they can achieve better structural and dynamic properties with less structural mass.
Parallel robots are the structures with closed kinematic chains, composed by an end-effector (the mobile platform) with n DOF (degrees of freedom), connected to a base by two or more kinematical chains called legs (that can be a simple or a complex kinematic chains) [1-3].
The general mechanisms with parallel architecture have the end-effector (platform) connected to the frame (base) through a number of kinematic chains (legs).
Isoglide3-T3 (Figure 1) is a maximally regular parallel robot composed by a mobile platform 5 connected to the robot base through three independent PRRR type kinematic chains (1 Prismatic + 3 Revolute joints) (Gogu, 2004).
Up to this time, EMC has been successfully used in a several CNC retrofitting projects, including applications with complex kinematic chains (wiki.