Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2011-2012

EGT-132 Kinematics (4)

Covers terminology, classification, analysis and design of planar mechanisms, stressing graphical techniques with CAD software. Includes position, velocity (relative and instant center methods) and acceleration for a variety of mechanisms typically containing four-bar or slider/crank linkages. Uses computer software (Working Model) for the modeling of mechanisms for visualization. Investigates the kinematics and design of cams and gears in preparation for later course work. Credits: 4, Hours: (2/4/0/0), Prereq: EGT-125; Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B