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Theory of Machines by Sadhu Singh

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Preface

A machine is a device which transforms energy available in one form to another to do certain type of useful work. A machine consists of many mechanisms and they in turn comprise of many links. The subject of Theory of Machines is concerned with the kinematics and kinetics of the various links of the machine. The elasticity of the links and the effect of clearances in the joints of the links in transmitting motion is neglected, as this is beyond the scope of this book.

An undergraduate course on this subject is studied by most of the students of engineering and technology. The course material in this book has been limited to undergraduate level. The author has taught this course for over thirty years and his rich experience has been reflected ...

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