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Advances in Mechanical Engineering
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 171682, 10 pages
Research Article

Choosing Actuation Scheme for Optimal Performance of 3-DOF Planar Parallel Manipulators

1Department of Mechanical Engineering, G.V.P. College of Engineering, Visakhapatnam 530048, India
2Department of Mechanical Engineering, JNTU College of Engineering, Vizianagaram 535003, India
3Department of Mechanical Engineering, AU College of Engineering, Visakhapatnam 530003, India

Received 17 October 2011; Revised 6 March 2012; Accepted 30 March 2012

Academic Editor: Adib Becker

Copyright © 2012 S. Ramana Babu et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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