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Reuleaux, Kinematics of Machinery, 1876.

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Front Matter

  • Download PDF: Front Matter (6.5 MB) Front Cover, Title Page, Preface, Table of Contents, Introduction

Chapters & Sections

  • Download PDF: Chapter I (11.6 MB) [I] General Outlines. (pages 29-55)
    • 1. Nature of the Machine-Problem
    • 2. The Science of Machines
    • 3. General Solution of the Machine-Problem
  • Download PDF: Chapter II (10.7 MB) [II] Phoronomic Propositions. (pages 56-85)
    • 4. Preliminary Remarks
    • 5. Relative Motion in a Plane
    • 6. Temporary Centre; the Central Polygon
    • 7. Centroids; Cylindric Rolling
    • 8. The Determination of Centroids
    • 9. Reduction of Centroids
    • 10. Rotation about a Point
    • 11. Conic Rolling
    • 12. Most general Form of the Relative Motion of Rigid Bodies
    • 13. Twisting and Rolling of Ruled Surfaces
  • Download PDF: Chapter III (25.6 MB) [III] Pairs of Elements. (pages 86-168)
    • 14. Different Forms of Pairs of Elements
    • 15. The Determination of Closed Pairs
    • 16. Motion in Closed Pairs
    • 17. The necessary and sufficient Restraint of Elements
    • 18. Restraint against Sliding
    • 19. Restraint against Turning
    • 20. Simultaneous Restraint of Sliding and Turning
    • 21. The Higher Pairs of Elements
    • 22. Higher Pairs.- Duangle and Triangle
    • 23. Point-paths of the Duangle relatively to the Equilateral Triangle
    • 24. Point-paths of the Triangle relatively to the Duangle
    • 25. Figures of Constant Breadth
    • 26. Higher Pairs of Elements.-Equilateral Curve-triangle and Rhombus
    • 27. Paths of Points of the Curve-triangle relatively to the Square
    • 28. Paths described by Points of the Square relatively to the Curve-triangle
    • 29. Higher Pairs of Elements :-other Curved Figures of Constant Breadth
    • 30. General Determination of Profiles of Elements for a given Motion
    • 31. First Method.-Deterinination of the Profile of one Element, that of the other being arbitrarily assumed
    • 32. Second Method.-Auxiliary Centroids
    • 33. Third Method.-Profiles described by Secondary Centroids
    • 34. Fourth Method.-Point-paths of Elements used as Profiles
    • 35. Fifth Method.-Parallels or Equidistants to the Roulettes as Profiles
    • 36. Sixth Method.-Approximations to Curved Profiles by Circular Arcs. Willis's Method
    • 37. Seventh Method.-The Centroids themselves as Profiles of Elements
    • 38. Generalisation of the foregoing Methods
  • Download PDF: Chapter IV (14.3 MB) [IV] Incomplete Pairs of Elements. (pages 169-185)
    • 39. Closure of Pairs of Elements by Sensible Forces
    • 40. Force-Closure in the Rolling of Axoids
    • 41. Flectional Kinematic Elements
    • 42. Springs
    • 43. Closure of a Pair of Elements by a Kinematic Chain
    • 44. Complete Kinematic Closure of the Flectional Elements
  • Download PDF: Chapter V (12.8 MB) [V] Incomplete Kinematic Chains. (pages 186-200)
    • 45. Dead Points in Mechanism,-their Passage by Means of Sensible Forces
    • 46. Passage' of the Dead Points by Chain-Closure
    • 47. Closure of Kinematic Chains by Pairs of Elements
  • Download PDF: Chapter VI (21.8 MB) [VI] Sketch of the History of Machine Development. (pages 201-246)
    • 48. The Origin and Early Growth of Machines
    • 49. The Development of the Machine from a Kinematic point of view
    • 50. The Growth of Modern Machinery
    • 51. The Present Tendency of Machine Development
  • Download PDF: Chapter VII (10.1 MB) [VII] Kinematic Notation. (pages 247-273)
    • 52. Necessity for a Kinematic Notation
    • 53. Former Attempts
    • 54. Nature of the Symbols required
    • 55. Class or Name-Symbols
    • 56. Form-Symbols
    • 57. Symbols of Relation
    • 58. Formulie for simple Kinematic Chains and Mechanisms
    • 59. Contracted Formulie
    • 60. Formulie for Compound Chains
    • 61. Formulie for Chains containing Pressure-organs
    • 62. Contracted Formlua~ for Single Mechanisms
  • Download PDF: Chapter VIII (50 MB) [VIII] Kinematic Analysis. (pages 274-341)
    • 63. The Problems of Kinematic Analysis
    • 64. The "Mechanical Powers" or "Simple Machines"
    • 65. The Quadric (Cylindric) Crank Chain
    • 66. Parallel Cranks
    • 67. Anti-parallel Cranks
    • 68. The Isosceles Crank-train
    • 69. The Cylindric Slider-crank Chain
    • 70. The Isosceles Slider-crank Chain
    • 71. ERpansion of Elements in the Slider-crank Chain
    • 72. The Normal Double Slider-crank Chain
    • 73. The Crossed Slider-crank Chain
    • 74. Recapitulation of the Cylindric Crank Trains
    • 75. The Conic Quadric Crank Chain
    • 76. Reduction of a Kinematic Chain
    • 77. Augmentation of Kinematic Chains
  • Download PDF: Chapter IX (25 MB) [IX] Analysis of Chamber-Crank Trains. (pages 342-401)
    • 78. Chaining of Crank Mechanisms with Pressure-Organs
    • 79. Chamber-crank Trains from the Turning Slider-crank
    • 80. Chamber-crank Trains from the Isosccles Turning Slider-crank
    • 81. Chamber-crank Trains from the Swinging-block
    • 82. Chamber-crank Trains from the Turning-block
    • 83. Chamber-crank Trains from the Swinging Slider-crank
    • 84. Chamber-crank Trains from the Turning Double Slider-crank
    • 85. Chamber-crank Trains from the Turning Cross-block
    • 86. Chamber-crank Trains from the Lever-crank
    • 87. Chamber-crank Trains from the Double-crank
    • 88. Chamber Trains from Conic Crank Mechanisms
    • 89. Chamber-gear from the Conic Turning Double-slider
    • 90. Chamber-gear from the Conic Swinging Cross-block
    • 91. Chamber-gear from the Conic Turning Cross-block
    • 92. Review of the Preceeding Results
  • Download PDF: Chapter X (14.8 MB) [X] Analysis of Chamber-Wheel Trains. (pages 402-435)
    • 93. Chaining of Spur-Gearing with Pressure-Organs
    • 94. The Pappenheim Chamber-wheels
    • 95. Fabry's Ventilator
    • 96. Root's Blower
    • 97. Payton's Water Meter
    • 98. Evrard's Chamber-wheel Gear
    • 99. Repsold's Pump
    • 100. Dart's or Behrens' Chamber-wheel Gear
    • 101. Eve's Chamber-wheel Gear
    • 102. R~villion's Chamber-wheel Gear
    • 103. Other Simple Chamber-wheel Trains
    • 104. Compound Chamber-wheel Gear
    • 105. Epicyclic Chamber-wheel Gear
  • Download PDF: Chapter XI (34.6 MB) [XI] Analysis of the Constructive Elements of Machinery. (pages 436-485)
    • 106. The Machine as a Combination of Constructive Elements
    • 107. Screws and Screwed Joints
    • 108. Keys, Cutters, &c., and Keyed Joints
    • 109. Rivets and Riveting, Forced or Strained Joints
    • 110. Pins, Axels, Shafts, Spindles
    • 111. Couplings
    • 112. Plummer Blocks, Bedplates, Brackets and Framing
    • 113. Ropes, Belts, and Chains
    • 114. Friction-wheels; Belt and Rope-gearing
    • 115. Toothed-wheels, Chain-wheels
    • 116. Fly-wheels
    • 117. Levers, Cranks, Connecting rods
    • 118. Crossheads and Guides
    • 119. Click-wheels and Gear
    • 120. Reversed Motion in Free Click-trains
    • 121. Ratchet-trains
    • 122. Brakes and Brake-gear
    • 123. Engaging and Disengaging Gear
    • 124. Recapitulation of the Methods used for Stopping and Setting in Motion
    • 125. Pipes, Steam and Pump-cylinders, Pistons and Stuffing-boxes
    • 126. Valves
    • 127. Springs as Constructive Elements
    • 128. General Conclusions from the Foregoing Analysis
  • Download PDF: Chapter XII (9.2 MB) [XII] The Analysis of Complete Machines. (pages 486-526)
    • 129. Existing Methods and Treatment
    • 130. The Tool
    • 131. Kinematic Nature of the Tool
    • 132. The Receptor
    • 133. Kinematic Nature of the Complete Machine
    • 134. Prime-movers and Direct-actors
    • 135. The Principal Subdivisions of Complete Machines. Descriptive Analysis
    • 136. Examples of the Descriptive Analysis of Complete Machines
    • 137. The Relation of Machinery to Social Life
  • Download PDF: Chapter XIII (33.4 MB) [XIII] Kinematic Synthesis. (pages 527-584)
    • 138. General Nature of Kinematic Synthesis
    • 139. Direct Kinematic Synthesis
    • 140. Indirect Kinematic Synthesia
    • 141. Diagram of the Synthetic Processes
    • 142. Synthesis of the Lower Pairs of Elements
    • 143. The Simpler Higher Pairs
    • 144. Synthesis of Toothed-wheel Pairs
    • 145. Cam Pairs
    • 146. Recapitulation of the Pairs of Rigid Elements
    • 147. Pairs of Elements containing Tension-Organs
    • 148. Pairs of Elements containing Pressure-Organs
    • 149. Recapitulation of the Pairs containing Flectional Elements
    • 150. Determination of the Simple Chains
    • 151. The Screw Chain
    • 152. Cylinder-Chains
  • Back Matter

    • Download PDF: Index (6.1 MB) Notes, Index, Back Cover

Reuleaux, <i>Kinematics of Machinery</i>, 1876