## Theoretical KinematicsClassic, comprehensive treatment covers Euclidean displacements; instantaneous kinematics; two-position, three-position, four-and-more position theory; special motions; multiparameter motions; kinematics in other geometries; and special mathematical methods. Rigorous, elegant study. Over 800 examples. Bibliography. "...the finest treatment yet written..." — American Scientist. |

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### Common terms and phrases

acceleration algebra analogous axes axode bisector Bottema Burmester canonical frames center of curvature centrode Chapter coincides collinear common perpendicular complex congruence conic consider corresponding defined degenerates denote derived determine direction distance dual elliptic elliptic geometry equation Euclidean Example finite fixed follows formulas four positions four-bar geometry given homogeneous coordinates homologous lines image curve implies inflection circle instantaneous invariants instantaneous kinematics intersection inverse motion isogonally conjugate isotropic points kinematics means moving plane moving point moving space obtain order properties orthogonal matrix osculating plane parallel parameters passes planar plane at infinity plane kinematics Pliicker coordinates point at infinity pole triangle quadratic quadric quartic quaternion reflection represents respect rotation angle ruled surface satisfy screw axis screw displacement screw triangle second order Section Show singular spherical kinematics tangent plane theorem theory three homologous points three positions transformation translation twisted cubic zero zero-position

### Popular passages

Page 533 - Treatise on the Theory of Screws (gr. 8°, 26 chapt., 544 p., 50 fig. and 3 plates; 18 sh.). Cambridge, University press, 1900. — Since the author's celebrated publication ,,The Theory of Screws: A study in the Dynamics of a Rigid Body...