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elica85
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i'm not sure how to draw a belt pulley diagram and do you just consider the pulley's joint? for example, two pulleys and a belt. so number of links is 2 (or is it 3?) and number of joints is 2..???

elica85
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and i mean how do you draw a kinematics diagram for belt and pulley..i'm thinking it should just look like the original diagram?

Outkast3r09
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It depends whether the pulley is frictionless or not. If it's frictionless and rope massless, it is negligible

elica85
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thx i thought it would be negligible because it's not a rigid link but instructor went thru the problem today and he did count it as a link as well as the 2 pulleys. and each pulley consisted of 2 joints, one in the center to rotate about, and the other is where the belt comes in contact with the pulley. not what i found in the books or anywhere online but oh wells i can see his point too
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