Cams

Here are apps which allow you to define follower motion and derive the cam geometry.  They also do nice animations.

Reciprocating Roller Cam

Reciprocating Roller Cam (clockwise)

Reciprocating Flat Face Follower Cam

Reciprocating Flat Face Follower Cam (clockwise)

Oscillating Flat Face Cam

Oscillating Flat Face Cam (clockwise)

Oscillating Roller Cam

Oscillating Roller Cam (clockwise)

4 Bar Cam

Crank Slider Cam

 

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