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Model: E05 Eccentric Slider Crank Mechanism
(Voigt/Reuleaux)
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Model Metadata
Taxonomy:
Voigt
Group:
Excentric Slider Cranks
ID:
E05
Title (English):
Eccentric Slider Crank Mechanism
Title (German):
Rotierende Schubkurbel ringförmige Erweiterung 2 in 3
Creator:
Franz Reuleaux
Date Created:
1882-00-00
Manufacturer:
Gustav Voigt Werkstatt
Size:
Base: Width x Depth [200,88]mm; Overall: W x D x Height [238,123,176]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
Keywords:
Description:
The slider-crank is a basic mechanism to convert circular motion into oscillating linear motion or vice versa. The eccentric-slider is a topological cousin to the slider-crank in that it has four links, one sliding joint and three cylindrical joints. In the E series of models, Reuleaux created seven variations of this kinematic circuit by changing the ratio of the diameter of the cylindrical joints to the lengths of the links. Reuleaux called this variation “pin expansion.” Model E-5 is a variation of models E-6 and E-7. The small cylindrical joint seen in the black iron annulus is moved in a small circle through a disc behind the slider. Thus, the annulus acts as the connecting link. The small cylindrical pair joins the connecting link to the crank link. Since the annulus only moves through a small arc of a circle, its form does not have to be a complete circle. This has been exploited in a curved double-slider crank as in model D-7. Eccentrics were often used in steam engine control linkage.
Descr Author:
Francis Moon
Descr Date:
2003-07-01
Image Metadata
Title:
E05. Excentric Slider Crank Mechanism
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/E05.jpg
Size (w x h):
384 x 258

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