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The use of computers for engineering design, and in numerical control for manufacturing, has dramatically changed the cam design and manufacturing process. Additionally, cam design and manufacturing have been affected by a significant number of fundamental research results published in recent years. An invaluable resource, Cam Design and Manufacturing Handbook brings together up-to-date cam design technology, correct design and manufacturing procedures, and recent cam research results in one volume that is indispensable to the design and manufacturing of cam-follower systems. Beginning at an introductory level and progressing to more advanced topics, this comprehensive handbook provides all the information needed to properly design, model, analyze, specify, and manufacture cam-follower systems. The reader will find complete coverage of:
Additionally, this unique book is accompanied by a 90-day trial demonstration copy of the Professional Version of Dynacam for Windows V. 7.0. Written by the author and used worldwide, this program solves the equations described in the book and allows in its fully licensed version the design, dynamic modeling, analysis, and generation of follower center, cam surface, and cutter coordinate data for any cam. It also defines conjugate cams for any application.
Also included are 90-day trial demonstration copies of programs Fourbar, Sixbar, and Slider for the design of cam-follower linkages.
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As a comprehensive resource, Cam Design and Manufacturing Handbook brings together up-to-date cam design technology, correct design and manufacturing procedures, and recent cam research results in one volume that is indispensable to the design and manufacturing of cam-follower systems. It begins at an introductory level and progresses to more advanced topics, while providing all the information needed to properly design, model, analyze, specify, and manufacture cam-follower systems.About the Author:
Robert L Norton P.E. has over 50 years experience in the practice and teaching of mechanical engineering. He has undergraduate degrees in mechanical engineering and industrial technology from Northeastern University in Boston, and a M. S. in engineering design from Tufts University in Medford, MA. Having first encountered and designed cams for camera mechanisms in 1960 at Polaroid Corporation, Norton has spent many years designing and analyzing cam-follower systems at Polaroid, Gillette, and many other companies through his consulting practice. He has taught kinematics, dynamics, stress analysis, and machine design to mechanical engineering students for more than 40 years at Northeastern, Tufts, and at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA., where he is currently the Milton P. Higgins Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering and head of the design program in the Mechanical Engineering Department. Additionally, Norton has published three other textbooks and many technical papers in the literature and holds 13 U.S. patents. He is a member of SAE and a Fellow of the ASME.
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