The Peaucellier-Lipkin linkage generates a perfect straight line by geometrically inverting a circular curve.
Upon seeing a model of this mechanism, Lord Kelvin is reported to
have claimed: "It is the most beautiful thing I have ever seen in my life."
Dick Benson (2021). Peaucellier-Lipkin Mechanical Linkage Animation (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/86728-peaucellier-lipkin-mechanical-linkage-animation), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .
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