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Title: Programmable hybrid mechanisms
Authors: SETH, B
Keywords: cam-follower systems
function generators
coupler curves
actuator
motion
speed
Issue Date: 2004
Publisher: CHINA MACHINE PRESS
Citation: ELEVENTH WORLD CONGRESS IN MECHANISM AND MACHINE SCIENCE, VOLS 1-5, PROCEEDINGS,1146-1150
Abstract: A programmable hybrid mechanism (PHM) is a combination of a servomechanism with a conventionally driven mechanism and has the potential to combine the advantages of both. A PHM can generate the output movement that is possible in a conventional mechanism and also permit these movements to be modulated using the servo-actuator. PHMs can offer batch-to-batch or even cycle-to-cycle programmability and thus allow development of machines that are capable of handling wider variations in products without incurring delays due to setups. A PHM can provide better tuning of motion characteristics than those obtainable from servomechanisms alone. It has also been claimed that due to the sharing of power between the main drive and the servo drive, the power rating necessary for the servo actuator can be lowered, thus offering a cost advantage compared to the system using only the servo-drive. Research work reported in this emerging area of research has been reviewed here.
URI: http://dspace.library.iitb.ac.in/xmlui/handle/10054/16101
http://hdl.handle.net/100/2686
ISBN: 7-111-14073-7
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