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determination of dimensions of an offset slider crank mechanism (Inverse) in ADAMS

determination of dimensions of an offset slider crank mechanism (Inverse) in ADAMS

determination of dimensions of an offset slider crank mechanism (Inverse) in ADAMS


Hi All

I am now facing a problem , in determining the dimensions of an offset crank slider mechanism , that is installed on a machine , so I don't have access to all the mechanism, as you see in this image
The red line is the machine body , and the green line is the reference line that I measure the displacement of the slider from this line, the maximum and minimum displacement can be on both sides of the line. I need to know all the bars dimensions , that I don't have , the only thing I can have is the angle of the rotating bar (a1) , and at each angle , the corresponding displacement, e.g. for the maximum , minimum and 90 ' angle.

Having only these informaiton , I could calculate the lengths for a non offset mechanism, but if there is the offset, one more unknown will enter

If it is possible to do this in ADAMS it will be much better.

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