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Model: A03 Prismatic or Sliding Kinematic Pair
(Voigt/Reuleaux)
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Model Metadata
Taxonomy:
Voigt
Group:
Lower Element Pairs
ID:
A03
Title (English):
Prismatic or Sliding Kinematic Pair
Title (German):
Prismenpaar
Creator:
Franz Reuleaux
Date Created:
1882-00-00
Manufacturer:
Gustav Voigt Werkstatt
Size:
Base: Width x Depth [162,154]mm; Overall: W x D x Height [162,154,265]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:
This model shows the surface constraint between two bodies that permits only relative axial sliding motion. Sliding motion takes place between pistons and cylinders in more than a billion internal combustion engines. Reuleaux called the kinematic constraint between the surfaces of two solids 'lower pairs' as illustrated in the 'A series of Voigt models. An early application of a sliding pair by the ancient engineers was the use of the inclined plane to move heavy stones as in the construction of the pyramids. Modern use of the prismatic or sliding joint can be found in hydraulic acuators used in construction machines and heavy lift robots.
Descr Author:
Francis Moon
Descr Date:
2001-00-00
Image Metadata
Title:
A03. Prismatic or Sliding Kinematic Pair
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.
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Date Created:
2005-01-19 11:02:16
URL:
http://kmoddl.library.cornell.edu/stillImages/small/A03.jpg
Size (w x h):
384 x 288

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