20 January 2018

Types of follower motion

Though the follower can be made to have any type of desired motion, knowledge of existing motion program saves time and labour while designing the cams.

Following are some basic displacement programmes :

  1. Simple Harmonic Motion ( SHM )
  2. Constant Acceleration Deceleration ( Parabolic )
  3. Constant Velocity 
  4. Cycloidal