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Graph Models of Automobile Gears - Kinematics

J. Drewniak
  • Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science University of Bielsko-Biala Willowa str. 2, 43-309 Bielsko-Biała, POLAND
/ J. Kopeć
  • Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science University of Bielsko-Biala Willowa str. 2, 43-309 Bielsko-Biała, POLAND
/ S. Zawiślak
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  • Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science University of Bielsko-Biala Willowa str. 2, 43-309 Bielsko-Biała, POLAND
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Published Online: 2014-09-02 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/ijame-2014-0038


In the present paper, kinematical analysis of an automotive gear is described. Versatile graph based methods have been utilized for this purpose. An application of mixed, contour and bond graphs gives the same results. It allows the detection of possible mistakes as well as a deeper insight into the designed artifact. The graphs can also be used for further analyses which will be published in a separate document

Keywords : kinematical analysis; ratios; mixed graphs; contour graphs; bond graphs


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About the article

Received: 2014-05-12

Revised: 2014-05-16

Published Online: 2014-09-02

Published in Print: 2014-08-01

Citation Information: International Journal of Applied Mechanics and Engineering, ISSN (Online) 1734-4492, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/ijame-2014-0038. Export Citation

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