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Type Synthesis of 3-DOF Rotational Parallel Mechanisms With No Intersecting Axes

[+] Author Affiliations
Ziming Chen, Wen-ao Cao, Zhen Huang

Robotics Research Center, Yanshan University, Qinhuangdao, Hebei, China

Paper No. DETC2012-70846, pp. 565-572; 8 pages
doi:10.1115/DETC2012-70846
From:
  • ASME 2012 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference
  • Volume 4: 36th Mechanisms and Robotics Conference, Parts A and B
  • Chicago, Illinois, USA, August 12–15, 2012
  • Conference Sponsors: Design Engineering Division, Computers and Information in Engineering Division
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-4503-5
  • Copyright © 2012 by ASME

abstract

Parallel mechanisms which can realize three rotational motions are very important in the parallel mechanism family. Not the same with the traditional spherical parallel mechanism, a new kind of 3-DOF (degree of freedom) rotational parallel mechanism with no intersecting axes (RPMNIA) are proposed in this paper. This kind of rotational parallel mechanisms have the advantages of easy manufacturing. A new approach using the screw theory and the subchain theory is proposed to design the branches with only one constraint force and some new one-force-branches are found. Using these new branches, a group of 3-DOF rotational parallel mechanisms without intersecting axes are synthesized.

Copyright © 2012 by ASME

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