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Month: July, 2010

Six-bar Retrieval Linkage for an ROV

17 July, 2010 (00:03) | Linkage Animations | By: Prof. McCarthy

This six-bar linkage was designed to extend from the body of an underwater ROV to retrieve and stow objects positioned by a robotic arm.

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Six-bar Trash Dumping Linkage

17 July, 2010 (00:00) | Linkage Animations, Student Projects | By: Prof. McCarthy

This compact six-bar linkage is designed to lift and dump a trash can.  Eddie Lee, Peter Lim, Khemara Tep and Kevin Hung worked on the design and construction of the prototype.

This is the SolidWorks animation:

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This is a video of the operation of the prototype:

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Six-bar Shelf Linkage

16 July, 2010 (23:46) | Linkage Animations, Student Projects | By: Prof. McCarthy

This six-bar linkage is designed to move a shelf from a position down and forward to a stowed position up and away.

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Monitor Six-bar Linkage

8 July, 2010 (14:45) | Linkage Animations, Student Projects | By: Prof. McCarthy

This video shows our latest model for the six-bar linkage that deploys and stows a television monitor.  This was designed and built by Eddie Lee, Peter Lim, Khemara Tep and Kevin Hung.

This is a SolidWorks animation of this six-bar linkage:

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This is a video of the prototype:
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