1988-02-01

Mechanism Analysis of a Cam Driven Rotary Engine 880659

The plate cam rotary mechanism has application as an IC engine, a pump, a compressor Or any similar device. The basic design and operating parameters are explained. The kinematic analysis provides the relationships necessary for a parametric cam track equation. Various parameters are explained and tracks for sinusoidal motion and dwell motion are computed. Various applications are discussed of how this mechanism may be employed.

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