Revolute joint

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Revolute joint seen in 3-dimensional, noting that the joint may only move in one direction.

A revolute joint (also called pin joint or hinge joint) is a one-degree-of-freedom kinematic pair used in mechanisms.[1] Revolute joints provide single-axis rotation function used in many places such as door hinges, folding mechanisms, and other uni-axial rotation devices. [2]

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  1. ^ Norton, Robert L. (2008). "2". Design of Machinery (in English (American)) (4th ed.). Boston, MA: McGraw Hill Higher Education. p. 33. ISBN 978-0-07-312158-1. 
  2. ^ Robotics Research Group. "Joint Types" (in English (American)). University of Texas at Austin. Retrieved 2009-02-04.