Cam Design and Manufacturing Handbook – Robert L. Norton – 2nd Edition

Description

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:
– Proper Cam Techniques
– Single- and Multi-Dwell Cams
– Classical Cam Functions
– Polynomial Cams
– Spline for Cams
– Pressure Angle & Radius of Curvature
– Radial and Barrel Cams
– Translating & Oscillating Followers
– Roller & Flat-Faced Followers
– Forward & Inverse Dynamic Analyses
– Residual Vibrations
– Polydyne & Splinedyne Cams
– Cam Profile Definition
– Cutter Compensation
– Conjugate Cams
– Cam Materials & Manufacturing Techniques
– Stress of the Cam Follower Joint
– Lubrication of the Cam Follower Joint
of Cam Follower Dynamics
– Extensive Bibliography of the Cam Literature
– Case Studies of Cam Designs

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Unacceptable Cam Curves
3. Double-Dwell Cam Curves
4. Single-Dwell Cam Curves
5. Spline Functions
6. Critical Path Motion (CPM) Cam Curves
7. Cam Size Determination
8. Dynamics of Cam Systems-Modeling Fundamentals
9. Dynamics of Cam Systems-Force, Torque, Vibration
10. Modeling Cam-Follower Systems
11. Residual Vibrations in Cam-Follower Systems
12. Failure of Cam Systems-Stress, Wear, Corrosion
13. Cam Profile Determination
14. Cam Materials and Manufacturing
15. Lubrication of Cam Systems
16. Measuring Cam-Follower Performance
17. Case Studies
18. Cam Design Guidelines

Appendix A: Computer Programs
Appendix B: Material Properties
Appendix C: Geometric Properties
Appendix D: Spring Data
Bibliography
Glossary of Terms
Index

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