planar linkage

planar linkage

[′plā·nər ′liŋ·kij]
(mechanical engineering)
A linkage that involves motion in only two dimensions.
References in periodicals archive ?
Chu, The Structural and Dimensional Characteristics of Planar Linkages, Press of Beihang University of China, Beijing, China, 1992.
A design methodology for system parameters synthesis of elastic planar linkages. Journal of Mechanical Design, ISSN 1050-0472, 114(4), 542-546 (1993).