IP, Theory Of Machines

Inversion Of Mechanisms

When one link is fixed in a kinematic chain, it is called a mechanisms. So we can obtain as many mechanisms as the number of links in a kinematic chain by fixing, in turn, different links in a kinematic chain. This method of obtaining different mechanisms by fixing different links in a kinematic chain, is known as inversion of the mechanisms. It may be noted that the relative motions between the various links is not changed in any manner through the process of inversion, but their absolute motions (those measured with respect to the fixed link) may be changed drastically.

Credit:- J.K.Gupta

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