Complete Kinematics course made in MicroStation
In this video the definition of a mechanism is explained starting from its essential components — Links and Pairs. An animated example of a rotary engine is given at the end.
0:33 What is a rigid body?
1:04 Drag to observe the motion the joints permit
1:30 Moveable assembly forming a Mechanism
1:53 Immovable assembly forming a Structure
2:17 Terminology — Links
2:25 Terminology — Kinematic Pairs
2:58 ANIMATION — Rotary Engine
3:00 Mechanism as a means of transmitting and modifying Forces
3:25 Mechanism as a means of transmitting and modifying MOTION
3:50 Summarizing the definition
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