This is a one-DOF (degree of freedom) six-bar rigid-body mechanism. Traditional engineering kinematics states that the mechanism will have the same motion regardless of the shapes of the rigid links. This makes for interesting motion as the links all move with respect to each other.
Because the links for this mechanism are shaped such that, in one of the mechanism's positions, the links conform to the BYU "Y" logo shape, this is a developable mechanism.
The BYU Compliant Mechanisms Research Group (CMR) involves students and faculty who strive to make an impact by creating compliant mechanism theories and applications that are novel, used by others, and make a difference for good.
You like Cults and you want to help us continue the adventure independently? Please note that we are a small team of 3 people, therefore it is very simple to support us to maintain the activity and create future developments. Here are 4 solutions accessible to all:
ADVERTISING: Disable your AdBlock banner blocker and click on our banner ads.
DONATE: If you want, you can make a donation via PayPal here.
WORD OF MOUTH: Invite your friends to come, discover the platform and the magnificent 3D files shared by the community!