motion cycle

motion cycle

[′mō·shən ‚sī·kəl]
(industrial engineering)
The complete sequence of motions and activities required to complete one work cycle.
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One limb motion cycle (arm swing cycle) starts when the arm swings to the very backward position, and ends after the arm swing forward and back to the very backward position again.
Finally, the robot is in rollover after about one motion cycle.
Today on the ground, the ramifications of these policies are playing out in a slow motion cycle of desperation and despair.
Robotic simulation, in conjunction with external robot controller software, can be used to generate accurate motion cycle time.
The basic principle is that control is only needed at certain times in the valve's plate motion cycle, just prior to the opening and closing impacts of the plate.
For example, a high-resolution feedback option in the controller improves positioning accuracy and reduces motion cycle time.
8 MPa, pressure cycle 42 cycles/minute, steering motion cycle 100 cycles/minute.
With EA's input, Nichimen Graphics had developed a tool which allows animators to envision and easily edit motion capture data as a series of poses in a single view similar to how a traditional animator would depict a motion cycle.
Mechanical technician Chris, aged 46, from Northfield, is now set to take delivery of his Motion cycles, worth more than pounds 500.
Within three motion cycles, the model keeps undulating under constant motion parameters for another three motion cycles.
A hip joint simulator study using simplified loading and motion cycles generating physiological wear paths and rates.
These elements of interaction set into motion cycles of continuous improvement.