Basic Kinematic concepts and definitions, Degrees of freedom, Elementary Mechanism : Link, joint, Kinematic Pair, Classification of kinematic pairs, Kinematic chain and mechanism, Griiebler's criterion, Inversion of mechanism, Grashof criteria, Four bar linkage and their inversions, Single slider crank mechanism,
Double slider crank mechanism and their inversion. Transmission angle and toggle
position, Mechanical advantage.
Graphical analysis of position, velocity and acceleration of four bar and Slider crank mechanisms. Instantaneous centre method, Aronhold-Kennedy Theorem, Rubbing velocity at a Pin-joint.Coriolis component of acceleration,
: Inertia forces analysis, velocity and acceleration of slider crank mechanism by analytical method, engine force analysis - piston effort, force acting along the connecting rod, crank effort. dynamically equivalent system, compound pendulum, correction couple
Classification of brakes, Analysis of simple block, Band and internal expanding shoe brake, Braking of a vehicle. Absorption and transmission dynamometers, Prony brake, Rope brake dynamometer, belt transmission, epicyclic train, torsion dynamometer