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Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. August 2024, 146(8): 083301.
Paper No: MD-23-1745
Published Online: February 1, 2024
...Guangbo Hao; Xiuyun He; Jiaxiang Zhu; Haiyang Li A wire beam is a single-translation constraint along its axial direction. It offers many applications in compliant mechanisms, such as being a transmitting/decoupling element connected to a linear actuator and being a fundamental constitutive element...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Design Innovation Paper
J. Mech. Des. April 2024, 146(4): 045001.
Paper No: MD-23-1495
Published Online: November 7, 2023
... and Robotics Committee of ASME for publication in the J ournal of M echanical D esign . 19 07 2023 29 09 2023 02 10 2023 07 11 2023 soft robotics grasping soft finger compliant mechanism fin ray effect neural network Natural Sciences and Engineering Research...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. May 2023, 145(5): 053301.
Paper No: MD-22-1536
Published Online: January 10, 2023
... and compliance models) can accurately describe the relationship between the driving displacement and the output pose of the compliant mechanism. For the piezoelectric actuator, its fast dynamic mode (vibration motion) converges quickly, and its slow dynamic mode (creep motion) lasts for a long time. Therefore...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. April 2022, 144(4): 043303.
Paper No: MD-21-1359
Published Online: February 15, 2022
... ) The parallelogram compliant mechanism module in the guiding mechanism is shown in Fig. 8 . The compliance matrix of the flexure beam 1 C p1 in the coordinate frame xo 1 y can be expressed as follows: (10) C p 1 = P ( r 1 ) C g 0 P ( r 1 ) T where C g0...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. August 2020, 142(8): 081402.
Paper No: MD-18-1853
Published Online: February 14, 2020
...Myung-Jin Choi; Seonho Cho This paper presents a configuration and sizing design optimization method for large deformation planar compliant mechanisms, using a continuum-based adjoint design sensitivity analysis (DSA) approach for built-up structures. Under the total Lagrangian formulation...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. June 2020, 142(6): 063304.
Paper No: MD-19-1319
Published Online: November 25, 2019
... Email: b013022011@gmail.com Email: cclan@mail.ncku.edu.tw Contributed by the Mechanisms and Robotics Committee of ASME for publication in the J ournal of M echanical D esign . 02 05 2019 01 09 2019 08 09 2019 19 09 2019 compliant mechanism constant-force...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Mech. Des. January 2019, 141(1): 014501.
Paper No: MD-18-1212
Published Online: October 8, 2018
...Ishit Gandhi; Hong Zhou A constant torque compliant mechanism (CM) generates an output torque that keeps invariant in a large range of input rotation. Because of the constant torque feature and the merits of CMs, they are used in automobile, aerospace, medical, healthcare, timing, gardening...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. December 2014, 136(12): 122302.
Paper No: MD-14-1181
Published Online: October 20, 2014
... beam zero stiffness compliant mechanism Spring elements in a machine serve to store energy and provide restoring force. In structured environments such as factories, the stiffness of a machine needs to be high enough in order to increase its accuracy, speed, and load capacity, although...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. March 2014, 136(3): 031008.
Paper No: MD-13-1115
Published Online: January 10, 2014
...Justin Beroz; Shorya Awtar; A. John Hart References [1] Culpepper , M. L. , and Anderson , G. , 2004 , “ Design of a Low-Cost Nano-Manipulator Which Utilizes a Monolithic, Spatial Compliant Mechanism ,” Precis. Eng. , 28 ( 4 ), pp. 469 – 482 . 10.1016/j.precisioneng.2004.02.003...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. March 2012, 134(3): 031005.
Published Online: February 29, 2012
... environments. The ACFM is a monolithic compliant mechanism that has no frictional wear and is capable of miniaturization. We propose a design formulation to find optimal mechanism configurations that produce the most constant-force. A resulting force to displacement curve and maximal stress curve can be easily...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. November 2011, 133(11): 111007.
Published Online: November 11, 2011
...Hong Zhou; Pranjal P. Killekar The modified quadrilateral discretization model for the topology optimization of compliant mechanisms is introduced in this paper. The design domain is discretized into quadrilateral design cells. There is a certain location shift between two neighboring rows...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. August 2011, 133(8): 081007.
Published Online: August 10, 2011
... mechanism are provided. The synthesis approaches enable us to design a compliant mechanism with a desired number of stable positions. 14 10 2010 24 06 2011 10 08 2011 10 08 2011 The presentation of the paper is organized as follows: First, a fully compliant bistable mechanism...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. January 2010, 132(1): 011003.
Published Online: December 17, 2009
... violating stress constraints. Various examples are provided throughout the paper to demonstrate the implementation and merit of these design approaches. design engineering elasticity mechanical stability springs (mechanical) compliant mechanism nonlinear spring spring synthesis geometric...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. December 2009, 131(12): 121006.
Published Online: November 12, 2009
...Gang-Won Jang; Myung-Jin Kim; Yoon Young Kim We developed a design method to configure optimal compliant mechanisms consisting of standardized elements such as semirigid beams, hubs, and joints. In the proposed design approach, mechanism compliance is based upon elastic deformations of joint...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. June 2009, 131(6): 061008.
Published Online: May 21, 2009
...% strain value recommended for SMA actuators. Based on the analytical and simulation inputs, the mechanism is miniaturized further with the aim of increasing its workspace and is fabricated for further experimental investigations. Howell , L. L. , 2001 , Compliant Mechanisms , Wiley , New...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. August 2008, 130(8): 081403.
Published Online: July 16, 2008
... design engineering finite element analysis genetic algorithms springs (mechanical) compliant mechanism nonlinear spring nonlinear spring synthesis geometric nonlinearity nonlinear stiffness Compliant mechanisms are jointless, one-piece mechanisms that transfer force and motion via...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. September 2006, 128(5): 1080–1091.
Published Online: October 30, 2005
...Kerr-Jia Lu; Sridhar Kota A unified approach to topology and dimensional synthesis of compliant mechanisms is presented in this paper as a discrete optimization problem employing both discrete (topology) and continuous (size) variables. The synthesis scheme features a design parameterization method...