The design of new type multipoint mortise locks

Hsing Hui Huang, Hong-Sen Yan, Yi Ming Lin

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Abstract

Locks are important safety devices in our daily lives. The purpose of this study is to design new mechanisms of multipoint mortise locks based on a systematic approach. Firstly, the classification and advantages of mechanical locks are introduced, and the definitions and the development of mortise locks are described. Then, the multipoint mortise locks are decomposed into four sub-parts by the different functions, including the latch bolt lock, the dead bolt lock, the dead-latch bolt lock, and the connecting mechanism. The four sub-parts are further analyzed to conclude their structural characteristics as well as design requirements and constraints. Based on Yan's creative mechanism design methodology, the concepts and the atlas of designs are synthesized systematically. One feasible mechanism is further chosen for detail design. Finally, a computer program for simulation is developed and prototypes are built for verifying the design results. The results of this study provide a valuable reference for designing multipoint mortise locks and for the analysis of mechanism characteristics of mortise locks.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationASME 2008 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, IDETC/CIE2008
Pages805-810
Number of pages6
EditionPARTS A AND B
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Dec 1
EventASME 2008 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, IDETC/CIE2008 - Brooklyn, NY, United States
Duration: 2008 Aug 32008 Aug 6

Publication series

NameProceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference
NumberPARTS A AND B
Volume2

Other

OtherASME 2008 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, IDETC/CIE2008
CountryUnited States
CityBrooklyn, NY
Period08-08-0308-08-06

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Modelling and Simulation
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Computer Graphics and Computer-Aided Design

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