revolute


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical.
Related to revolute: revolve

revolute

[′rev·ə‚lüt]
(botany)
Rolled backward and downward.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Third, the revolute joints are assumed friction-less.
It should be pointed out that K is an imaginary joint and DK is an imaginary link whereas D,F and N signify physically existent revolute joints, and DF,FN physical links.
Caption: Figure 6: Revolute joints between: (a) main fitting, trailing arm, and shock absorber; (b) main fitting and support fixture.
By considering the actuators' installed locations and weight, the revolute joint (with rotary actuator) and prismatic joint (with linear actuator) are selected as slave-active joints just as shown in Figure 1.
For front suspension, two under-springs were connected with each tire and wheel by revolute joint and these two under-springs were connected with vehicle body by translational joints.
The structure of lifting platform indicates that each rotating DOF is achieved by one electrical push rod and four revolute j oints, which are fixed in the middle of rotating plane and at both ends of electrical push rod.
Leaves 4.5-12.5 cm long; petiole 3-15 mm long; pulvinus 1.3-2.2 mm diam; rachis 3.6-8.2 cm long, interfoliolar segments 0.6-2 cm long; extrafloral nectaries 3-7, claviform and fusiform, stipitate, located between all pairs of leaflets, occasionally absent in the proximal pair or 0-2 in the distal, 2-3 x 0.2-0.6 mm; leaflets 3-7 pairs, chartaceous, adaxial surface strigose, the distal 10-50 x 4-23 mm, the proximal 10-40 x 4-12 mm, elliptic, lanceolate, oblong, ovate and oval-lanceolate, venation craspedodromous, nervures 9-11 pairs, apex acute, acute-mucronate, obtuse, obtuse-mucronate, acuminate and rarely emarginate, base oblique and subcordate, margin revolute, ciliated.
According to the Rodrigues equation, when the rotation axis s and the revolute joint [theta] are given, the rotation matrix R can be obtained as
The system is regarded as a multibody mechanical system composed of four rigid bodies: (i) the aircraft's main body, composed of Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS) structure, landing gear, batteries, and electronics; (ii) the right thruster group, composed of the right thruster and its tilting mechanism (a revolute joint); (iii) the left thruster group, composed of the left thruster and its tilting mechanism; and (iv) the suspended load group, comprising the load and the rope.
As shown in Figure 1, the wrist of 7R 6-DOF robot has 4 revolute joints, the second and third of which are coupled with the relation: [[theta].sub.6] = -[[theta].sub.5].