By K. H. Hunt

The hot paperback version of this well known textual content relates classical - and three-d geometry to mechanisms. Written via a well-known authority, this booklet emphasizes geometrical instead of analytical ways, delivering details on normal planar mechanisms in addition to introducing the reader to three-d mechanical pursuits. the second one half the e-book is dedicated to the functions of screw thought, supporting to demonstrate that faraway from being an outdated intuitive paintings, kinematic geometry nonetheless has very much to provide to modern day engineers and roboticists.

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