Watt's Six-Bar Inversion

Inversion I                        Inversion II 
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In the Watt's sixbar linkage, two ternary links (in blue and purple triangles) are connected. In Inversion I, a binary link of a dyad between the two ternary links is fixed. In Inversion II, a ternary link is fixed.


This Working Model file is adapted from Figure 2.14 on p.47 in Design of Machinery, 3rd ed. by Norton, R.L., McGraw-Hill, 2004.


This Working Model file was first developed by Jie (Jeff) Yang.