Dimensional Synthesis with Mechanism Processing Strategy

  • M. HüsingEmail author
  • R. Braune
  • B. Corves
Conference paper
Part of the Mechanisms and Machine Science book series (Mechan. Machine Science, volume 24)


The dimensional synthesis of mechanisms is an important part within the process of mechanism design. In practice it is essential to possess a tool for the synthesis that solves the problem perfectly. This means that not the solution of the problem should adapt to the synthesis tool but the synthesis tool must adapt to the specific task. This, the co-author R. Braune realized at an early stage. He conceived a mechanism processing strategy and implemented this strategy into the tool GENESYS. With GENESYS the user is able to set up an individual and tailor made workflow adapted to the mechanism design problem. The mechanism processing strategy will be presented using the dimensional synthesis of straight line displacement.


Mechanism Processing Strategy Dimensional synthesis Precision positions Coupler-curve synthesis Straight line displacement 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.RWTH Aachen UniversityAachenGermany
  2. 2.Leibniz Universität HannoverHannoverGermany

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