Rectilinear Link

Six-bar linkage with rectilinear moving link

This is an animation of a Watt I six-bar linkage with a translating link that does not rotate (select the video to begin the animation). This is obtained using GeoGebra to execute a construction described by E. A. Dijksman in his book Motion Geometry of Mechanisms.

Rectilinear Linkage

Rectilinear Linkage

UCI’s 2013 Fall Design Review

Over 80 student teams from across the Samueli School of Engineering presented their senior project plans for 2013-2014. Follow their progress at the Winter Design Review in March 2014.