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Alexander Evgrafov (editor). Advances in Mechanical Engineering. Selected Contributions from the Conference "Modern Engineering: Science and Education", Saint Petersburg, Russia, June 20-21, 2013. Springer, 2015. 142 p. (Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering)
This book draws together the most interesting recent results to emerge in mechanical engineering in Russia, providing a fascinating overview of the state of the art in the field in that country which will be of interest to a wide readership. A broad range of topics and issues in modern engineering are discussed, including dynamics of machines, material engineering, structural strength and tribological behavior, transport technologies, machinery quality and innovations. The book comprises selected papers presented at the conference "Modern Engineering: Science and Education", held at the Saint Petersburg State Polytechnic University in 2013 with the support of the Russian Engineering Union. The authors are experts in various fields of engineering, and all the papers have been carefully reviewed. The book will be of interest to mechanical engineers, lecturers in engineering disciplines, and engineering graduates.
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Dynamics of cyclic machines. Series: Foundations of Engineering Mechanics. Springer Verlag, 2015, XIX, 390 p. 187 illus., 2 illus. in color.
Presents the modern methods of oscillation analysis in machines, including cyclic action mechanisms like linkage, cams, and steppers.Offers insight into problems of dynamic and especially to oscillations to engineers producing cyclic machines.Builds a bridge between the classic theory of oscillations and its practical application.
This book focuses on modern methods of oscillation analysis in machines, including cyclic action mechanisms (linkages, cams, steppers, etc.). It presents schematization techniques and mathematical descriptions of oscillating systems, taking into account the variability of the parameters and nonlinearities, engineering evaluations of dynamic errors, and oscillation suppression methods. The majority of the book is devoted to the development of new methods of dynamic analysis and synthesis for cyclic machines that form regular oscillatory systems with multiple duplicate modules.
There are also sections examining aspects of general engineering interest (nonlinear dissipative forces, systems with non-stationary constraints, impacts and pseudo-impacts in clearances, etc.)
The examples in the book are based on the widely used results of theoretical and experimental studies as well as engineering calculations carried out in relation to machines used in the textile, light, polygraphic and other industries. Particular attention is paid to dynamic forecasting and engineering recommendations.
Although it is intended for engineers and scientists who specialize in the field of machine dynamics, it will also be useful for graduate and postgraduate students.
New Advances in Mechanisms, Transmissions and Applications: Proceedings of the Second Conference MeTrApp 2013 (Series: Mechanisms and Machine Science, Vol.17) / Victor Petuya, Charles Pinto, Erwin-Christian Lovasz Editors - Springer, 2014. XII, - 419 p. 287 illus.
The Second Conference on Mechanisms, Transmissions and Applications - MeTrApp 2013 was organised by the Mechanical Engineering Department of the University of the Basque Country (Spain) under the patronage of the IFToMM Technical Committees Linkages and Mechanical Controls and Micromachines and the Spanish Association of Mechanical Engineering.
The aim of the workshop was to bring together researchers, scientists, industry experts and students to provide, in a friendly and stimulating environment, the opportunity to exchange know-how and promote collaboration in the field of Mechanism and Machine Science.
The topics treated in this volume are mechanism and machine design, biomechanics, mechanical transmissions, mechatronics, computational and experimental methods, dynamics of mechanisms and micromechanisms and microactuators.
Distinguished Figures in Mechanism and Machine Science (Series: History of Mechanism and Machine Science, Vol. 26) / Marco Ceccarelli Editor - Springer, 2014. VIII, - 345 p. 234 illus.
This book is composed of chapters that focus specifically on technological developments by distinguished figures in the history of MMS (Mechanism and Machine Science). Biographies of well-known scientists are also included to describe their efforts and experiences, and surveys of their work and achievements, and a modern interpretation of their legacy are presented.
After the first two volumes, the papers in this third volume again cover a wide range within the field of the History of Mechanical Engineering with specific focus on MMS and will be of interest and motivation to the work (historical or not) of many.
New Trends in Educational Activity in the Field of Mechanism and Machine Theory (Series: Mechanisms and Machine Science, Vol. 19) / Juan Carlos Garsia-Prada, Cristina Castejon Editors - Springer, 2014. - 310 p. 142 illus.
The First International Symposium on the Education in Mechanism and Machine Science (ISEMMS 2013) aimed to create a stable platform for the interchange of experience among researches of mechanism and machine science.
Topics treated include contributions on subjects such as new trends and experiences in mechanical engineering education; mechanism and machine science in mechanical engineering curricula; MMS in engineering programs, such as, for example, methodology, virtual labs and new laws.
All papers have been rigorously reviewed and represent the state of the art in their field.
Radzevich, S.P. Generation of Surfaces: Kinematic Geometry of Surface Machining, CRC Press, Boca Raton, 2014, 738 pages.
A commonly used practice in industry is the machining of sculptured part surfaces on a multi-axis numerical control (NC) machine. While this practice is vital, it is also a costly aspect of the surface generation process. After investing more than 40 years of research into the theory of part surface generation, the author of Generation of Surfaces: Kinematic Geometry of Surface Machining considers an approach that provides optimal machining while factoring in the lowest possible cost.
This second edition of the book (the first edition http://www.crcpress.com/product/isbn/9781420063400) presents the modern theory of part surface generation with a focus on kinematic geometry of part surface machining on a multi-axis (NC) machine, and introduces key methods for applying the DG/K-based approach to part surface generation. The DG/K approach is based on the results of research found in two main areas: differential geometry (DG) of surfaces, and kinematics (K) of rigid body in three-dimensional Euclidian space E3. It is an extremely powerful tool for solving a plurality of problems in mechanical/manufacturing engineering.
The text is presented in three parts: the basics, the fundamentals, and applications of part surface generation. The first part of the book provides an analytical description of part surfaces, details the principal elements of the theory of multi-parametric motion of a rigid body in E3 space, and defines applied coordinate systems. The second half introduces the theory of part surface generation, and includes an analytical description of contact geometry, while the final portion illustrates the potential development of highly effective part surface generation methods.
The author illustrates the most complex features of the book with examples, explains all of the results of analysis mathematically, and uses just one set of input parameters—the design parameters of the part surface to be machined.
The book considers practical applications for part surface machining and cutting tool design. Developed for use with computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided machining (CAM), this text is useful for anyone starting work on new software packages for sculptured part surface machining on a multi-axis NC machine.
Radzevich, S.P.Geometry of Surfaces: A Practical Guide for Mechanical Engineers, Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, 2013, 264 pages.
Presents an in–depth analysis of geometry of part surfaces and provides the tools for solving complex engineering problems Geometry of Surfaces: A Practical Guide for Mechanical Engineers is a comprehensive guide to applied geometry of surfaces with focus on practical applications in various areas of mechanical engineering. The book is divided into three parts on Part Surfaces, Geometry of Contact of Part Surfaces and Mapping of the Contacting Part Surfaces. Geometry of Surfaces: A Practical Guide for Mechanical Engineers combines differential geometry and gearing theory and presents new developments in the elementary theory of enveloping surfaces. Written by a leading expert of the field, this book also provides the reader with the tools for solving complex engineering problems in the field of mechanical engineering. Presents an in–depth analysis of geometry of part surfaces Provides tools for solving complex engineering problems in the field of mechanical engineering Combines differential geometry and gearing theory Highlights new developments in the elementary theory of enveloping surfaces Essential reading for researchers and practitioners in mechanical, automotive and aerospace engineering industries; CAD developers; and graduate students in Mechanical Engineering.
Radzevich, S.P. Theory of Gearing: Kinematics, Geometry, and Synthesis, CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, 2012, 760 pages.
This book systematically presents and develops a scientific theory of gearing, specifically for those involved in gear design, analysis, and manufacture. The author begins with a few simple postulates that form the foundation of the theory of gearing. The postulated concepts are limited just to two entities, namely to (a) rotation vectors of the driving shaft and of the driven shaft, and to (b) torque on the driving shaft. The rest of the design parameters of an optimal gear pair are derived from the above mentioned input information.
Radzevich, S.P. Dudley’s Handbook of Practical
Gear Design and Manufacture, 2nd Edition, CRC Press, Boca Raton,
Florida, 2011, 1111 pages.
For more than 30 years, the book Practical Gear Design, later re-titled
the Handbook of Practical Gear Design, has been the leading engineering
guide and reference on the subject. Now available again in this
revised edition, the book is a detailed, practical guide and reference
to gear technology. It covers the design of all types of gears,
from those for small mechanisms to large industrial applications.
The presentation is designed for easy reference for those involved
in practical gear design, manufacture, applications, and problem
solving. The text is well-illustrated with clear diagrams and photographs.
The many tables provide needed reference data in convenient form.
- Comprehensive, illustrated guide and reference
- Design of all types of gears covered in detail
- Systematic presentation for easy use and reference
- Gear materials, manufacturing methods and troubleshooting also
Hundreds of photos and schematics clearly illustrate designs and
uses; almost 200 tables provide reference data.
V.I., Onishkov, N.P., Kharitonov, Yu.D. Novikov Gearing:
Achievements and Development, Nova Science Publishers, New York,
2011, 384 pages.
This book presents the results of testing and operation experience
of Novikov gearing. It gives the grounding, engineering techniques
of geometry and strength analysis, definition of the gearing quality
and adaptability with account of its manufacture and assembly errors.
It outlines the recommendations on the reasonable assignment of
basic rack profile parameters, accuracy ratings and design strength
safety factors. Also, ways of load-bearing capacity essential increase
are described and several original varieties of Novikov gearing
are shown. The examples of engineering and computer-aided calculations
of Novikov gearing according to the described techniques are given.
G. and Radzevich, S.P., Precision Gear Shaving, Nova Science
Publishers, New York, 2010, 321 pages.
This book is dedicated to engineers those who work in the field
of gear design, gear production and gear application.
The following is understood by "engineers" in the wide
sense of the word, namely those involved in design, those who have
to study machining methods, those who have who are responsible for
overseeing gear production processes and gear tooling specialists.
In the following pages, some achievements by the authors along with
some of old notions have been brought together, that is things which
are already known to many readers but that in any case may be useful
to “newcomers.” There is also some other updated information which
may be useful to those who are not new to the trade. This book should
in part be informative while at the same time they should also form
a kind of pocket handbook.
S.P. Gear Cutting Tools: Fundamentals of Design and Computation,
CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida, 2010, 786 p.
This book presents the DG/K-based method of surface generation,
a novel and practical mathematical method for designing gear cutting
tools with optimal parameters. The author, an industry leader for
the past 30 years, proposes a scientific classification for all
possible kinds of the gear machining meshes before discussing optimal
designs of gear cutting tools. This classification makes it possible
to consider all possible designs of gear cutting tools, including
those currently used in practice and those expected to be used in
the future. It also allows the author to develop scientific predictions
and optimal designs. In most cases, solutions appear in analytical
form and/or graphical form.
ISBN: 9781439819678, ISBN 10: 143981967X
Geometry of Surface Machining / Stephen P. Radzevich. - CRC
Press, Boca Raton, 2007, 536p.
- Provides an overview of modern CAD/CAM systems for high precision
sculptured part surfaces
- Discusses theory and applications of surface machining
- Includes real-world examples, techniques, and end-of-chapter
- Summarizes the available information on surface generation with
a critical review of previous research
- Facilitates the design of optimal form cutting tools for the
machining or a given part surface on either a multi-axis NC machine
or one of conventional design
The principle of Occam's razor loosely translates to "the
simplest solution is often the best". The author of Kinematic
Geometry of Surface Machining utilizes this reductionist philosophy
to provide a solution to the highly inefficient process of machining
sculptured parts on multi-axis NC machines. He has developed a method
to quickly calculate the necessary parameters, greatly reduce trial
and error, and achieve efficient machining processes by using less
input information, and in turn saving a great deal of time.
This unique method will allow you to calculate optimal values for
all major parameters of sculptured surface machining on multi-axis
NC machines. It is much faster than conventional methods because
it requires only minimal input information for the development of
extremely efficient machining operations. Radzevich simply utilizes
the geometric information of a particular part surface to be machined
for developing optimal surface machining process rather than wasting
time dealing with unnecessary data.
This one-of-a-kind resource guides you through this cutting-edge
technique beginning with an analytical description of part surfaces,
the basics of differential geometry for sculptured surfaces, and
the principal elements of the multi-parametric motion on a rigid
body in E3 space theory. The book reveals the analytical method
for investigating cutting tool geometry and explains a set of described
conditions required for proper part surface generation. Next, the
author illustrates the selection of criterion for optimization and
describes the synthesis of optimal machining operations. He includes
examples of the DG/K based method of surface generation implementation.
Written by a leading expert in the field who holds over 150 patents,
Kinematic Geometry of Surface Machining invokes Occam's well-known
philosophical principle so that you can apply the simplest to achieve
optimal, time-saving surface machining processes. http://www.crcpress.com/
Geometry and Applied Theory / F.Litvin, A.Fuentes. - Cambridge
University Press, 2004. - 800 p. (Second edition)
This revised, expanded, edition covers the theory, design, geometry
and manufacture of all types of gears and gear drives. This is an
invaluable reference for designers, theoreticians, students, and
manufacturers. This edition includes advances in gear theory, gear
manufacturing, and computer simulation. Among the new topics are:
1. New geometry for modified spur and helical gears, face-gear drives,
and cycloidal pumps. 2. New design approaches for one stage planetary
gear trains and spiral bevel gear drives. 3. An enhanced approach
for stress analysis of gear drives with FEM. 4. New methods of grinding
face gear drives, generating double crowned pinions, and improved
helical gear shaving. 5. Broad application of simulation of meshing
and TCA. 6. New theories on the simulation of meshing for multibody
systems, detection of cases wherein the contact line on generating
surfaces may have its own envelope, and detection and avoidance
of singularities of generated surfaces.
of machines and mechanisms/John Joseph Uicker, Joseph Edward Shigley,
Gordon R. Pennock .- Oxford University Press, 2003.-768 p. (3rd
Offers outstanding coverage of mechanisms and machines, including
important information on how to classify and analyse their motions,
and how to determine their performance when operated as real machines.
Resonant Robotic Systems / V.I.Babitsky, A.Shipilov.- Springer,
2003.- 174 p. ( Foundations of engineering mechanics ).
Especially designed as self-sustaining oscillating systems, resonant
robotic systems use the natural modes of oscillation of electromechanical
modules for their movements. In fact, manipulator systems built
on these principles demonstrate record-breaking characteristics
in performance. The authors summarize the results and experience
of research on, and development of, resonant robotic systems. For
the readers convenience, a presentation of design concepts is followed
by solutions to new dynamical and control problems. The book is
intended for designers, researchers and graduate students.
Dynamics of Mechanical Systems with Coulomb Friction / Le xuan Anh
.- Springer, 2003.- 269 p. ( Foundations of engineering mechanics
This book addresses the general theory of motion of mechanical systems
with Coulomb friction. In particular, the book focuses on the following
specific problems: derivation of the equations of motion, Painleve's
paradoxes, tangential impact and dynamic seizure, and frictional
self-excited oscillations. In addition to the theoretical results,
the book contains a detailed description of experiments that show
that, in general, the friction force at the instant of transition
to motion is determined by the rate of tangential load and does
not depend on the duration of the previous contact. These results
are used to develop the theory of frictional self-excited oscillations.
A number of industrially relevant mechanisms are considered, including
the Painleve-Klein scheme, epicyclic mechanisms, crank mechanisms,
gear transmission, the link mechanism of a planing machine, and
the slider of metal-cutting machine tools. The book is intended
for researchers, engineers and students in mechanical engineering.
Mechanics / A.I.Lurie.- Springer, 2002.- 864 p. ( Foundations
of engineering mechanics ).
This is a translation of A.I. Lurie’s classical Russian textbook
on analytical mechanics. It offers a consummate exposition of the
subject of analytical mechanics through a deep analysis of its most
fundamental concepts. The book has served as a desk text for at
least two generations of researchers working in those fields where
the Soviet Union accomplished the greatest technological breakthrough
of the 20th century - a race into space. Those and other related
fields continue to be intensively explored since then, and the book
clearly demonstrates how the fundamental concepts of mechanics work
in the context of up-to-date engineering problems.
Design: Analysis and Synthesis
/ Arthur G. Erdman, George N. Sandor.- Prentice Hall, 2001.
- 688 p. (4th edition)
The new edition includes a password-protected Web site offering
access to ADAMS software, some 200 simulations explaining basic
concepts and applications, a new cam synthesis program, problems
and tutorials, student projects, and case studies.
theory of mechanisms and machines/ M.Z.Kolovsky, A.N.Evgrafov, Yu.A.Semenov,
A.V.Slousch. Translated by L.Lilov.- Springer, 2000.- 396 p.
( Foundations of engineering mechanics ).
This book provides a new approach to the theory of mechanisms and
machines. It is based on a lecture course for mechanical engineering
students at the St.Petersburg State Technical University. The material
differs from traditional textbooks on the theory of mechanisms and
machines through the more profound elaboration of the methods of
structural, geometric, kinematic and dynamic analysis. These established
and novel methods take into account the needs of modern machine
design as well as the potential of computers.
and control of machines /V.K.Astashev, V.I.Babitsky, M.Z.Kolovsky.Transl.by
N.Brikett.- Springer, 2000. - 236 p. ( Foundations of engineering
Basic models and concepts of machine dynamics and motion control
are presented in the order of principal steps of machine design.
The machine is treated as a coupled dynamical system, including
drive, mechanisms and controller, to reveal its behaviour at different
regimes through the interaction of its units under dynamic and processing
loads. The main dynamic effects in machines are explained. The influence
of component compliances on accuracy, stability efficiency of the
machines is analysed. Methods of decreasing internal and external
vibration activity of machines are described. The dynamic features
of digital control are considered. Special attention is given to
machines with intense dynamic behaviour: resonant and hand-held
percussion ones. Targeted to engineers as well as to lecturers and
Mikhail Z. : Nonlinear dynamics of active and passive systems of
vibration protection./ M.Z. Kolovsky.Translated by A.K. Belyeav.-
Springer, 1999. - 430 p. ( Foundations of engineering mechanics
With progress in technology, the problem of protecting humane beings,
machines and technological processes from sources of vibration and
impact has become of utmost importance. Traditional 'classical'
methods of protection, based upon utilising elastik passive and
dissipative elements, turn out to be inefficient in many situations
and can not completely satisfy the complex and often contradictory
claims imposed on modern vibration protection systems which must
provide high performance at minimum dimensions. For these reasons,
active vibration protection systems of automatic control with independent
power sources are widely used nowadays.
Design of Machines and Mechanisms
/ Homer D. Eckhardt.- McGraw Hill Text, 1998. -- 656 p.
Designed to improve the engineer's intuitive approach to kinematics,
this timely book is a practical guide to the principles of the geometry
of motion-and to the connections between those principles and the
behaviour of actual machines. Clearly and concisely, it covers such
commonly used devices as crank-sliders, quick-return mechanisms,
linkages, cams, gears, and gear trains.
and Dynamics of Machinery
/ Charles E. Wilson, J. Peter Sadler.- Pearson Education POD,
1997. - 797 p. (2nd edition).
Offers outstanding coverage of mechanisms and machines, including
important information on how to classify and analyse their motions,
and how to determine their performance when operated as real machines.
Federation for the Promotion of Mechanism and Machine Science.
and Machine Theory. A Scientific Journal of IFToMM, the International
Federation for the Promotion of Mechanism and Machine Science.This
international journal provides a medium of communication between
engineers and scientists engaged in research and development within
the fields of science embraced by IFToMM, the International Federation
for the Promotion of Mechanism and Machine Science. These fields
are: mechanism, dynamics of machines; applied vibrations; gearing
and transmissions; man-machine systems and robots; mechanical systems;
pneumatic and hydraulic machine controls; applications of mathematics,
graphics and computers to machine theory and design; and experimental
test techniques and results. The journal announces conferences,
news of IFToMM, publishes book and thesis reviews, and letters to
of Applied Mechanics
Scientific Journal published by International Federation of Mashines
and Mechanisms of Georgia. http://pam.edu.ge/
State Polytechnic University (Russia). Department of Theory of Machines