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chain

A unit of measurement formerly used in surveying and still seen in deeds with old property descriptions.One chain equals 66 feet.

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The geometric solution is a fast method and can be expanded to visualize 3D layout solutions, as revolved volumes and overlap regions for multiple kinematic chains in a work cell can be readily generated.
In a multiple joint kinematic chain, because a multiple joint i composed of k links contains (k - 1) simple joints, defined multiple joint factor [p.
Vector polygon constructed on the basis of first kinematic chain is presented in Fig.
This lack of energy generation must be recovered by other movements in the kinematic chain in order to obtain one of the best performances of serve velocity.
Functioning of the parallel kinematic chain doesn't changes if the connection to the base and moving platform using the virtual chain E.
It is possible to perform a general motion of a working item of the robot through kinematic chains with 6 degrees of freedom, for example robot CINCINNATI (Fig.
A kinematic chain with a specified number of links and degree -of -freedom will have the same number of design parameters irrespective of the link assortment.
Assumptions that are made include: motion is constrained geometrically as a 2-df kinematic chain, the hip is fixed throughout movement, joints are frictionless hinge joints, and the limb segments are rigid bodies (9).
Beginning and ending on a known TBM allowed checking the positional repeatability of the first and last points in each stop-and-go or kinematic chain.
The robots' highly accurate link and gear combinations and optimized control loops in the kinematic chain give the robots unrivalled repeatability.
This research presents methodologies to predetermine regions of feasible operation for multiple kinematic chain mechanisms, such as multi-spindle/multiaxis machine tools and industrial serial 6 degree of freedom robots, and manufacturing cells.
Enclosure 5 is displaced on guides of prop 1 by the feeding/positioning kinematic chain consisting of motor 2, reducing gears 3 and feed screw 4.