Cam Nomenclature

Cam nomenclature is as follows

  1. Base circle
  2. Trace point
  3. Pitch curve
  4. Working curve
  5. Pitch circle
  6. Prime circle
  7. Stroke or throw
  8. Follower displacement
  9. Pressure angle

Question and Answers

  1. A circle passing through the pitch point with its center at center of cam axis is known as
    Answer : Pitch circle