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  • Abaqus Users - How to use a kinematic coupling

    2015-6-14 · 3M Center 235-3G-08. St. Paul, MN 55144. 651-733-6383 On 6/14/2015 10:15 AM, f wy [hidden email] [Abaqus] wrote: Hi everyone. I am doing a project including many analysis steps. In the first step a compressing process between crimper and stent was done. In the second step I want to use a kinematic coupling constraint between a reference point ...

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  • Kinematic Couplings Website

    2003-9-23 · Kinematic couplings are precision-machined mechanical contacts used to precisely locate components with respect to each other. In the measurement and instrumentation fields, kinematic couplings (KCs) have been widely used as a method to create precise and repeatable interfaces on a variety of devices, such as optical lenses and probe mounts.

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  • Kinematic couplings: A review of design principles and ...

    2019-5-17 · Kinematic Couplings Kinematic couplings are exact constraint design couplings because ideally they use six known contact points to locate one component with respect to another. They have long been known to provide an economical and dependable method for attaining high repeatability in …

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  • Kinematic Coupling for Precision Fixturing and Assembly

    2013-4-25 · Precision Engineering Research Group. Kinematic Coupling Overview. •When a component is constrained by a number of points equal to the number of degrees of freedom, it is said to be exactly constrained. –# Points of Contact = # Degrees of Freedom Constrained –3 Axial & 3 Rotation.

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  • Kinematic coupling constraints

    2016-9-21 · A kinematic coupling constraint requires the specification of a reference node, coupling nodes, and the constrained degrees of freedom at these nodes. The reference node has both translational and rotational degrees of freedom. Kinematic constraints are imposed by eliminating degrees of freedom at the coupling nodes.

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  • Kinematic couplings for precision fixturing- part I Formul

    2016-10-18 · Kinematic couplings for precision fixturing- part I Formul… Author: pat Created Date: 3/3/2001 4:31:09 PM

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  • (PDF) Optimal design techniques for kinematic

    Kinematic couplings are well known to the precision engineering community as simple devices that provide rigid, repeatable connection between two objects through usually six local contact areas.

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  • Coupling constraints

    2016-9-21 · Use both of the following options to define a kinematic coupling constraint: COUPLING KINEMATIC first dof, last dof. For example, the following coupling constraint is used to constrain degrees of freedom 1, 2, and 6 on surface surfA to reference node 1000: COUPLING, CONSTRAINT NAME =C1, REF NODE =1000, SURFACE =surfA KINEMATIC 1, 2 6,

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  • Bal-tec - Magnetically Preloaded Kinematic Couplings

    20 行 · When using a magnetic device to preload a Kinematic coupling, there are two basic approaches. When the maximum pull is desired, two of these magnetic devices, of opposite magnetic polarity, are used across from each other.

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  • Kinematic vs Distributed coupling constraints in Abaqus

    2020-4-7 · Kinematic coupling constraint. Kinematic coupling constrains the motion of the coupling nodes to the rigid body motion of the reference node. Kinematic constraints are imposed by eliminating the degrees of freedom at the coupling nodes. This means that once the user constrains any combination of displacement degrees of freedom at a coupling node, additional displacement constraints, BCs, MPCs, etc. cannot be applied further to that coupling …

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  • Optimal design techniques for kinematic couplings

    2016-10-18 · kinematic) method by Willis some thirty years earlier, ap-proximately 1,849 [3,2]. Regardless of the origin, these two classic configurations, shown in Fig. 1 provided the basis for most kinematic couplings developed since that time. Kinematic couplings have traditionally been used in in-strument design where the loads typically are relatively ...

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  • Chapter 2 Kinematic Coupling Design

    2002-1-29 · kinematic, and three-pin interfaces. 2.1 Traditional Kinematic Couplings and Fundamental Design Theory Kinematic couplings have been used for over a century as a method of precisely locating components of a mechanical assembly. The oldest, most common form is the three-ball/three-groove kinematic cou-pling shown schematically in Figure 2.1.

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  • Bal-tec - Kinematic Coupling Update

    Kinematic Coupling Update. Perfect Position and Repeatability through Kinematic Couplings. To begin with, the basic fulfillment of perfection in the Kinematic coupling depends on the very nature of spherical geometry. No other physical form has a single point as its source of origin The exact physical position of a perfect sphere at any moment ...

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  • Kinematic Coupling | Lina's Portfolio

    Project Title: Coaster Holder: Kinematic Coupling Date: Fall 2012 Description: Part of an assignment to demonstrate the principle of kinematic constraint for MIT’s 2.75 Precision Machine Design course. Three-groove kinematic couplings ensure that two components rest in the same relative orientation each time they are brought together.

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  • (PDF) Optimal design techniques for kinematic

    Kinematic couplings are well known to the precision engineering community as simple devices that provide rigid, repeatable connection between two objects through usually six local contact areas.

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  • 3D Printable Kinematic Couplings, Ready To Use |

    Magnetically Preloaded Kinematic Couplings. Positional stability of a Kinematic coupling in its ambient environment requires some mechanical preload. Hertzian elastic deformation of the Kinematic components begins with their first physical contact. This elastic compliance at the interfaces of the Kinematic components is required to average out ...

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  • Bal-tec - Magnetically Preloaded Kinematic Couplings

    2001-3-3 · Design and Application of Compliant Quasi-Kinematic Couplings by Martin L. Culpepper B. S. Mechanical Engineering Iowa State University, 1995 M. S. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1997 Submitted to the Department of Mechanical Engineering

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  • Design and Application of Compliant Quasi-Kinematic

    2021-1-8 · Kinematic couplings restrain 6 degrees of freedom between two components and thus provide an e ective way to maintain high repeatability. They are generally classi ed into two types, namely the Kelvin coupling and the Maxwell coupling, as shown in Fig. 1. In Fig. 1, the Kelvin coupling on the left owns a tripod, three spherical surfaces of

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  • Repeatability Analysis of Overconstrained Kinematic ...

    Quasi-Kinematic Couplings: A Low-Cost Method For Precision Coupling of Product Components and The Like In Manufacturing Processes Martin L. Culpepper, Prof. Alexander H. Slocum

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  • Kinematic Coupling - Toolchanger 1/3 - layershift

    Kinematic couplings provide a repeatable, accurate method for locating two parts in relation to one another by constraining the six degrees of motion - x, y, z and pitch, yaw, and roll. Six is the magic number, any less than six and the system will be under constrained, but also any more than six and the system becomes over constrained – both ...

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  • PUPS 4: Kinematic Coupling | design-portfolio

    Kinematic couplings exactly constrain six degrees of freedom between two parts and hence closed-form equations can be written to describe the structural performance of the coupling. Hertz contact theory can also be used to design the contact interface so very high stiffness and …

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  • Kinematic couplings: A review of design principles and ...

    2017-3-30 · Kinematic couplings are often used in synchrotron radiation facilities to achieve high-precision positioning and relocation of opto-mechanical components. The analytical and numerical modeling of their stress-strain behavior is however difficult, as it implies the necessity to deal

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  • Kinematic Couplings for Synchrotron Radiation

    kinematic coupling definition the translation (rotation) dofs for that node. cannot be included in any other constraint including mpcs, rigid bodies, etc. MPCS (EXTERNAL or INTERNAL, including those generated from rigid body. definitions), KINEMATIC COUPLINGS, AND/OR EQUATIONS WILL ACTIVATE. ADDITIONAL DEGREES OF FREEDOM'.

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  • Kinematic Coupling - narkive

    Shaft couplings are used to provide rotational constraint connection between two shafts that are approximately coaxial There are many different shaft couplings on the market from which a designer may choose. So many, in fact, that selection of the “best” one for a given application can be confusing.

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  • 3D Printed An Introduction to Kinematic Coupling by

    DOI: 10.1016/J.IJMACHTOOLS.2009.10.006 Corpus ID: 60455459. Kinematic couplings: A review of design principles and applications @inproceedings{Slocum2010KinematicCA, title={Kinematic couplings: A review of design principles and applications}, author={A. Slocum}, year={2010} }

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  • Couplings | Exact Constraint: Machine Design Using ...

    2018-11-22 · Classical kinematic couplings and their modifications open new interesting opportunities when self-setting locks are developed to resolve problems of assembly and deployment of multi-mirror solid reflectors. In this paper, new constructions of self-setting locks of a statically determinate type are proposed for conditions of zero-gravity, and ...

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  • Figure 1 from Kinematic couplings: A review of design ...

    2021-1-8 · Kinematic couplings restrain 6 degrees of freedom between two components and thus provide an e ective way to maintain high repeatability. They are generally classi ed into two types, namely the Kelvin coupling and the Maxwell coupling, as shown in Fig. 1. In Fig. 1, the Kelvin coupling on the left owns a tripod, three spherical surfaces of

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  • PUPS 4: Kinematic Coupling | design-portfolio

    Kinematic couplings provide a repeatable, accurate method for locating two parts in relation to one another by constraining the six degrees of motion - x, y, z and pitch, yaw, and roll. Six is the magic number, any less than six and the system will be under constrained, but also any more than six and the system becomes over constrained – both ...

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  • AIR BEARING KINEMATIC COUPLING

    2010-5-2 · the bodies. This is the area where kinematic couplings offer several benefits. In the common ball and v-groove coupling, the two bodies make contact at six points. Normally a kinematic coupling consists of 3 precision balls attached to the first machine element in a triangular pattern. These balls mate with 3 v-grooves in

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  • Friction-Based Design of Kinematic Couplings

    Friction-Based Design of Kinematic Couplings Layton C. Hale This paper was prepared for submittal to American Society for Precision Engineering 13th Annual Meeting St. Louis, Missouri October 25-30,1998 July 30,1998 This is a preprint of a paper intended for publication in a journal or proceedins

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  • Abaqus Users - Kinematic Coupling

    2016-5-3 · kinematic coupling definition the translation (rotation) dofs for that node. cannot be included in any other constraint including mpcs, rigid bodies, etc. MPCS (EXTERNAL or INTERNAL, including those generated from rigid body. definitions), KINEMATIC COUPLINGS, AND/OR EQUATIONS WILL ACTIVATE. ADDITIONAL DEGREES OF FREEDOM'.

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  • Couplings | Exact Constraint: Machine Design Using ...

    Shaft couplings are used to provide rotational constraint connection between two shafts that are approximately coaxial There are many different shaft couplings on the market from which a designer may choose. So many, in fact, that selection of the “best” one for a given application can be confusing.

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  • Figure 1 from Kinematic couplings: A review of design ...

    DOI: 10.1016/J.IJMACHTOOLS.2009.10.006 Corpus ID: 60455459. Kinematic couplings: A review of design principles and applications @inproceedings{Slocum2010KinematicCA, title={Kinematic couplings: A review of design principles and applications}, author={A. Slocum}, year={2010} }

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  • [PDF] QUASI-KINEMATIC COUPLINGS FOR PRECISION

    There are an innumerable number of precision automotive assemblies which use pinned joints for alignment. Many of these suffer from poor performance and cost/quality issues because pinned joints are inherently over-constrained. This paper introduces the Quasi-Kinematic Coupling (QKC) as a solution for precision (better than 10 microns) automotive assemblies. For these applications, QKCs ...

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  • Kinematic Mount Design Course and CAD Models |

    2018-12-1 · MPCS (EXTERNAL or INTERNAL, including those generated from rigid body definitions), KINEMATIC COUPLINGS, AND/OR EQUATIONS WILL ACTIVATE ADDITIonAL DEGREES OF FREEDOM 11 elements are distorted. Either the isoparametric angles are out of the suggested limits or the triangular or tetrahedral quality measure is bad.

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  • Kinematic coupling - Open Source Ecology

    2021-7-26 · A Youtube Video on How to Mathmatically Simulate a Kinematic Coupling; An article by 'Hilary Johnson' on a simple lab on Kinematic Couplings, as well as it's data and conclusions; A Whitepaper on Kinematic Coupling Design; An article on precision kinematic bearing design; A Whitepaper Titled 'Quasi-Kinematic Couplings For Precision Automotive ...

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    2020-12-31 · Kinematic couplings as mechanisms Ideally, kinematic couplings are static parallel mechanisms IRL, deflection(s) = mobile parallel kinematic mechanisms How are they “mobile”? Hertz normal distance of approach ~ length change of leg Far field points in bottom platform moves as ball center moves ~ joint motions Bottom Platform Top Platform

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  • Kinematic and Elastically Averaged Joints: Connecting the ...

    2014-4-23 · Kinematic couplings provide exact constraint because they use six known contact points to locate one component with respect to another. They have long been known to provide an economical and dependable method for attaining high repeatability in fixtures [1-9] and helping to reduce design and manufacturing costs. On

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  • Flexural mount kinematic couplings and method -

    1995-12-7 · Kinematic couplings have long been known to be able to provide sub-micrometer repeatability because they use spherical surfaces (e.g., hemispheres) anchored to one part or surface to mate with three centrally pointing grooves in another part or surface. This provides six points of contact which, both mathematically and practically ...

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  • US5678944A - Flexural mount kinematic couplings

    Kinematic couplings have long been known to be able to provide sub-micrometer repeatability because they use spherical surfaces (e.g., hemispheres) anchored to one part or surface to mate with three centrally pointing grooves in another part or surface. This provides six points of contact which, both mathematically and practically ...

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  • Three tooth kinematic coupling - The Regents of the ...

    1995-8-7 · Previously, there existed two general types of kinematic couplings. Each type uses three spheres or balls attached to one part which come to rest on six surfaces on the mating part. This gives nearly ideal kinematics at the price of very high localized stresses. The first of these two types of kinematic couplings is commonly called a Kelvin Clamp.

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  • Bal-tec - All Kinematic Platforms

    2014-6-8 · MPCS (EXTERNAL or INTERNAL, including those generated from rigid body definitions), KINEMATIC COUPLINGS, AND/OR EQUATIONS WILL ACTIVATE ADDITIONAL DEGREES OF FREEDOM. Boundary conditions are specified on inactive dof of 11 nodes. The nodes have been identified in node set WarnNodeBCInactiveDof. I honestly don't understand how to go about ...

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  • ABAQUS: Rigid body Kinematic Coupling - Finite

    While various kinds of kinematic couplings, which are popular for their high repeatability and interchangeability, are considered for the modular machine design, Gothic arch and Maxwell coupling designs were compared. In this evaluation process, first the maximum preload, which can resist the induced contact stresses, is determined.

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  • Stability Analysis of Semi-kinematic Mountings used

    2019-8-9 · 2. Modify xxx card.dat files in Cards directory • All the information should be in Card files >cd˜/MG ME V4.0/NewModel/Cards • At least, modify the following files – proc card.dat Define the process you study – run card.dat Define the collider and MC parameters

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