Cam Design and Manufacturing Handbook – Robert L. Norton – 2nd Edition


Beginning at an introductory level and progressing to more advanced topics, this comprehensive handbook provides all the information needed to properly design, model, analyze, specify, and manufacture cam-follower systems.

The reader will find complete coverage of:
– Proper Cam Design Techniques
– Single- and Multi-Dwell Cams
– Classical Cam Functions
– Polynomial Cams
– Spline Functions for Cams
– Pressure Angle & Radius of Curvature
– Radial and Barrel Cams
– Translating & Oscillating Followers
– Roller & Flat-Faced Followers
– Forward & Inverse Dynamic Analyses
– Residual Vibrations
– Polydyne & Splinedyne Cams
– Cam Profile Definition
– Cutter Compensation
– Conjugate Cams
– Cam Materials & Manufacturing Techniques
– Stress Analysis of the Cam Follower Joint
– Lubrication of the Cam Follower Joint
– Measurement of Cam Follower Dynamics
– Extensive Bibliography of the Cam Literature
– Case Studies of Cam Designs

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  • 1. Introduction
    2. Unacceptable Cam Curves
    3. Double-Dwell Cam Curves
    4. Single-Dwell Cam Curves
    5. Spline Functions
    6. Critical Path Motion (CPM) Cam Curves
    7. Cam Size Determination
    8. Dynamics of Cam Systems-Modeling Fundamentals
    9. Dynamics of Cam Systems-Force, Torque, Vibration
    10. Modeling Cam-Follower Systems
    11. Residual Vibrations in Cam-Follower Systems
    12. Failure of Cam Systems-Stress, Wear, Corrosion
    13. Cam Profile Determination
    14. Cam Materials and Manufacturing
    15. Lubrication of Cam Systems
    16. Measuring Cam-Follower Performance
    17. Case Studies
    18. Cam Design Guidelines

    Appendix A: Computer Programs
    Appendix B: Material Properties
    Appendix C: Geometric Properties
    Appendix D: Spring Data
    Glossary of Terms
  • Citation
    • Full Title: Cam Design and Manufacturing Handbook
    • Author/s:
    • ISBN-10: 831133678
    • ISBN-13: 9780831133672
    • Edition: 2nd Edition
    • Publication date: 2009
    • Topic: Mechanical
    • Subtopic: Machine Design
    • File Type: eBook
    • Idioma: English

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