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Mechanism theory and pivot links


Theory of mechanisms: degrees of freedom, static determinism; designing and modifying

mechanisms; summary of pivot links.

The theoretical concepts are applied during practical analysis of mechanisms.

One project is devoted to heat treatment.


Characterise a mechanism. Have an overall view of pivot links.

Form of assessment

The evaluation of outcome prior learning is made as a continuous training during the semester. According ot the teaching, the assessment will be different: as a written exam, an oral exam, a record, a written report, peers review...