kinematic chain


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kin·e·mat·ic chain

(kin'ĕ-mat'ik chān)
A combination of several joints linking several limb segments together during a specific movement or posture.

kinematic chain

, kinetic c.
A series of bones connected by joints. Movement of one segment influences other parts of the chain.
See also: chain
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So as for a multiple joint kinematic chain as shown in Figure 2(a), it has two multiple joints a and b; these joints c, d, e, f, h, i, j, and k are simple joints.
8] F R E Crossley "The Permutations of Kinematic chains of 8 members or Less from the Graph Theoretic point of view, Developments"
They consist of multiple open kinematic chains of translational and rotary joints [11, 12] and may have several valid kinematic chain / axis combinations.
2--pressure switches, 7--accumulator, 8--pressure gauge, 9--filter, 10--feed kinematic chain, 11 sheaves system, 12--hydraulic cylinder, 13--mass balancing element M.
In this paper, a spatial model of the mandible was built using open kinematic chain with a configuration variable in time and 6 degrees of freedom (Fig.
The end-effector of the robot, which is indicated as the last element of the kinematic chain, is defined by the electromagnetic actuator system.
Jerbic [7] parameters approximation of industrial robot kinematic chain provide using the "black box" method.
The Horizontal machine has the same CSE kinematic chain but ATC mechanism uses three different.
For large VL it is on main kinematic chain for turning and on feed kinematic chains for milling.