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Model: D10 Double Slider Ellipsograph of Leonardo da Vinci
(Voigt/Reuleaux)
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Model Metadata
Taxonomy:
Voigt
Group:
Crank Mechanisms
ID:
D10
Title (English):
Double Slider Ellipsograph of Leonardo da Vinci
Title (German):
Rotierende als Leonardo\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'sches Ovalwerk
Creator:
Franz Reuleaux
Date Created:
1882-00-00
Manufacturer:
Gustav Voigt Werkstatt
Size:
Base: Width x Depth [185,216]mm; Overall: W x D x Height [185,259,211]mm
Medium:
cast iron and brass on wood pedestal
Rights:
For educational use only. All rights reserved by the contributor(s) and publisher(s).
Audience:
General public
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Description:
In the double slider-crank mechanisms of models D-8, D-9, there are four links connected by two revolute joints and two sliding or prismatic joints. In the double-slider model D-10, a plate is attached to one of the moving links. As the motion proceeds, a piece of chalk fixed to an arm will trace out an exact ellipse. Reuleaux designed adjustments to this model to change the parameters of the ellipse. Reuleaux attributed this device to Leonardo da Vinci. This mechanism can be adopted on a lathe to cut a shaft of elliptic cross-section.
Descr Author:
Francis Moon
Descr Date:
2004-08-01
Image Metadata
Title:
D10. Double Slider Ellipsograph of Leonardo da Vinci
Rights:
Jon Reis/www.jonreis.com. Jon Reis Photography grants Cornell University Libraries, and the Cornell College of Engineering the rights to display copyrighted images of the Reuleaux Collection of Kinematic Mechanisms on the Cornell University and National Science Digital Library web sites and for unlimited use in Cornell University Library publications for education purposes only. Rights for all other uses such as editorial, advertising, web use and display by third parties not affiliated with Cornell University are reserved by the photographer.
Descr:
Date Created:
2005-01-19 11:02:16
URL:
http://kmoddl.library.cornell.edu/stillImages/small/D10.jpg
Size (w x h):
384 x 257

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