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LINCAGES-4 (for four-bar planar mechanism design)

The standard software on IRIX and Macintosh versions have the features indicated below.  We also have LINCAGES-4 supported on DOS and Solaris.
 

Feature
IRIX
Macintosh
Synthesis
 
 
4-point motion
Yes
Yes
4-point path
Yes
No
4-point function
Yes
No
3-point motion
Yes
Yes
3-point path
Yes
No
Guide map or solution map (color coded scanner of synthesis solutions)
Yes
Yes
Burmester curves for 4-point options
Yes
Yes
Linkage information tables
Yes
Yes
Synthesis preferences
No
Yes
Picture of the linkage in all design positions
Yes
Yes
Sketch
Yes
Yes
Driving dyad
Yes
No
Analysis
 
 
Animation
Yes
Yes
Limits of motion
No
Yes
Position graph
Yes
Yes
Velocity graph
Yes
Yes
Acceleration graph
Yes
Yes
Transmission angle graph
Yes
Yes
Velocity ratio graph
Yes
Yes
Linkage information tables
Yes
Yes
Coupler information table
Yes
Yes
Analysis preferences
Yes
Yes
Limits for transmission angle
No
Yes
Others
 
 
Sliders (not available through menus; gets incorporated during synthesis and analysis)
Yes
No
Layout options like zoom in, zoom out, fit to window
Yes
Yes
File options like new, old, save, print, quit
Yes
Yes
Drafting
Yes
Yes

LINCAGES-6 (for six-bar planar mechanism design)

This version is available on IRIX platform.

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