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Aircraft landing gear

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Structure of mechanism

Function This mechanism is used for the deployment and the fold of an aircraft landing gear.
It is composed of a set of rods that transform the translation movement of a commanded jack into a rotation of the landing gear wheel around the point A. It may be noted that A, D and F are points of the aircraft structure.
Comment Authors : Mickael COURTOI based on a model of I Artobolevski book.
Modified by : Miguel PEREZ BORRAJO
IFMA (French Institute for Advanced Mechanics) -
Clermont-Ferrand, FRANCE
This model is based on a mechanism described by Artobolevskij under number 1424.
The mechanism is shown here.
The model and all attached items were made within this context.
Dimension of mechanism planar
Number of links 12
Drive movement Rectilinear translation
Degree of freedom 1
Fundamental mechanism Link containing mechanism
Number of inputs 1
Number of followers 4
Revolution ability of input link no


Application area Transport/Traffic
Examples of application The aircraft industry
Link containing mechanism
IAO 2011
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Data provider
Location IFMA (French Institute for Advanced Mechanics)
Persons editor: Perez-Borrajo, Miguel (Ed.)
creator: Lecourtois, Mickaël
Date of production September 2011 - January 2012
Further media formats
CAX files

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