Chapter 8

DP7 – Simulate a Sprocket Chain

Design of a High –Speed Bottle Transfer Unit

(Design Problem courtesy of Sheppee International)

Joints Introduced/Covered in this Design Problem

Joints Joints creation process
1 Revolution Automatically created
2 Planar Automatically created
3 Cylindrical Automatically created
4 Point-line Automatically created
5 Sliding cylinder on curve Manually created
6 Sliding point on curve Manually created
7 Rolling cylinder on curve Manually created

Key Features and Workflows Introduced in this Design Problem

Key features/workflows
1 Imposed motion – constant velocity
2 Simulating a sprocket chain mechanism


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