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Homework Help: Design an existing product with reciprocator mechanism

  1. Sep 28, 2010 #1
    I was assigned to design an existing product with reciprocator mechanism as shown below
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    But i totally have no idea on it..Can someone please give me some advise?
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  3. Sep 28, 2010 #2

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    Re: Reciprocator

    Well, I'd start with determining what kind of motion a reciprocator like the kind shown produces. Then I'd think about what kinds of products (by the way, what does it mean to "design an existing product" ?) use that kind of motion.
     
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