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Kinematic Chain and Mechanism

  1. Sep 28, 2015 #1
    As I know, when a link in a kinematic chain is fixed, the kinematic chain will become a mechanism. And, I only know the definition of the DOF of a mechanism. Is there the definition of the DOF of a kinematic chain ?
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  3. Oct 1, 2015 #2


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    Take a look at this article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kinematic_chain#Mobility_formula

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