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Modelling and Simulation in Engineering
Volume 2012, Article ID 501251, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/501251
Research Article

High-Order Dimension Synthesis of Planar/Spatial Mechanisms with One-DoF by CAD Variational Geometry

1Parallel Robot and Mechatronic System Laboratory, Hebei Province, Key Laboratory, Advanced Forging and Stamping Technology and Science, Ministry of National Education, and College of Mechanical Engineering, Yanshan University, Qinhuangdao, Hebei 066004, China
2Yingkou Equipment Development and Manufacturing Co., Ltd., Liaoning, Yingkou 115004, China

Received 3 April 2012; Accepted 17 September 2012

Academic Editor: Javier Otamendi

Copyright © 2012 Yi Lu 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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