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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

 

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