Synthesizing a Planar Four Bar Linkage and Coupler Curve




Mechanism of four bar linkages, Homotopy continuation method, Coupler curve, Displacement matrix


Synthesis of planar four bar mechanism is an important area in robotics and mechanical engineering.  The analysis of the lengths of the four-bar mechanism and the associated angle helps in determining the coupler curve. In this paper, we present the problem of synthesizing a planar four-bar linkages whose coupler curve passes through five precision points that points are chosen from quadratic polynomial function. Also, we analyze its solution and to find out suitable solution for a chosen coupler curve.


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James, V., & Sivakumar, B. (2021). Synthesizing a Planar Four Bar Linkage and Coupler Curve. Communications in Mathematics and Applications, 12(4), 1045–1050.



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