centrode


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centrode

(ˈsɛntrəʊd)
n
a locus produced by plotting the course of the instantaneous centre of two bodies in relative motion
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O1] of the spindle, without evaluation of the influence of small axial displacements of the spindle, can be determined by rotation of mobile centrode along the fixed centrode and rigidly connected to the spindle.
By solving this equation the coordinates of non-mobile centrode are determined in the non-mobile coordinate system and variable angular velocity of the spindle
Coordinates of instantaneous velocities centre P and nonmobile centrode graph are not dependant on the selection of points [O.
In comparison, with a centrode type mechanism there is a infinite number of precision points/positions which can be imposed.
The research is important because, with this analysis method, and with existing synthesis methods(Lovasz, 2000), centrode type mechanisms can be designed and used where 5 precision points/positions are not sufficient in order to obtain an optimal solution.
An other point of intrest is the development of analysis algorithms for other configurations of centrode type mechanisms.