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Q.05.Differentiate Between Machine and Mechanism



1. A mechanism is formed when a link of kinematic chain is fixed.

A machine converts the available energy into some useful work.

2.Primary function of mechanism is to transmit or modify motion.

2.Machines are meant for doing some useful work.

3. A mechanism consists of several links joined together.

3. A machine may contain several mechanism and other elements.

4.Oscillating cylinder mechanism, Scotch yoke mechanism.

4. Shaping machine, lathe machine,screw jack.etc