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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. November 2018, 140(11): 111413.
Paper No: MD-17-1681
Published Online: September 12, 2018
... to obtain the material distribution, the current approach is more flexible as it can handle both orientation and material distribution. In addition, achieving orthotropy in a surface layer by designing its structure through material distribution is an easily manufacturable process. In this study...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. November 2018, 140(11): 111405.
Paper No: MD-18-1188
Published Online: September 7, 2018
... materials Spring design Structures In the field of mechanical meta-materials design, the goal is to change material properties not by altering chemical composition, but by modifying the physical structure of the material [ 1 , 2 ]. A significant body of research has been published about changing...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. November 2018, 140(11): 111411.
Paper No: MD-18-1283
Published Online: September 7, 2018
...Danny Smyl Significant research effort has been devoted to topology optimization (TO) of two- and three-dimensional structural elements subject to various design and loading criteria. While the field of TO has been tremendously successful over the years, literature focusing on the optimization...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. November 2018, 140(11): 113501.
Paper No: MD-17-1599
Published Online: September 7, 2018
... methodology Design of innovative devices design of machine elements Design optimization Design process Design theory Kinematics Smart materials Systems engineering Structures Design methodology Dielectric elastomers (DE) belong to the family of electro-active polymers. They consist...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. December 2017, 139(12): 121401.
Paper No: MD-16-1764
Published Online: October 3, 2017
... or reproduce the published form of this work, or allow others to do so, for United States Government purposes. 15 11 2016 29 08 2017 Compliant mechanism synthesis Compliant mechanisms Design optimization Smart materials Structures Metamaterials are a class of artificial...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Mech. Des. September 2017, 139(9): 094502.
Paper No: MD-16-1084
Published Online: July 13, 2017
...Wei Ye; Feng Wei; Jin Yi; Zhu Chang'an In this paper, we generalize Miura origami and propose a method for analyzing a generalized Miura origami structure. Morphological properties of the generalized Miura origami element during the deploy motion are analyzed using the proposed method, which mainly...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. August 2017, 139(8): 081702.
Paper No: MD-16-1511
Published Online: June 22, 2017
...Dongping Deng; Tsz-Ho Kwok; Yong Chen Traditional origami structures fold along predefined hinges, and the neighboring facets of the hinges are folded to transform planar surfaces into three-dimensional (3D) shapes. In this study, we present a new self-folding design and fabrication approach...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. July 2017, 139(7): 071404.
Paper No: MD-16-1674
Published Online: May 19, 2017
...) a structural feature space be identified to allow reconstruction of new designs, and (2) the reconstruction process be property-preserving. The majority of existing structural presentation schemes relies on the designer's understanding of specific material systems to identify geometric and statistical features...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Design Innovation Paper
J. Mech. Des. January 2017, 139(1): 015001.
Paper No: MD-16-1243
Published Online: October 6, 2016
... 07 2016 Smart materials Systems design Structures Shape-memory alloy (SMA) actuators have become affordable competitors to conventional drives in many industrial applications, thanks to distinctive advantages in terms of power density, smoothness of operation, mechanical simplicity...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. May 2016, 138(5): 051402.
Paper No: MD-15-1206
Published Online: March 21, 2016
..., such as K ( t ) in Fig. 2 , as system-level variables while remaining material agnostic (i.e., agnostic to specific molecules or structure of the material). We use optimization methods to solve rheological material property target-setting problems. This methodology will be generalizable to the design...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. March 2016, 138(3): 031402.
Paper No: MD-15-1479
Published Online: January 18, 2016
...Darren J. Hartl; Edgar Galvan; Richard J. Malak; Jeffrey W. Baur The success of model-based multifunctional material design efforts relies on the proper development of multiphysical models and advanced optimization algorithms. This paper addresses both in the context of a structure that includes...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. April 2015, 137(4): 041402.
Paper No: MD-14-1253
Published Online: April 1, 2015
...Suyi Li; K. W. Wang References [1] Pagitz , M. , and Bold , J. , 2013 , “ Shape-Changing Shell-Like Structures ,” Bioinspiration Biomimetics , 8 ( 1 ), p. 016010 . 10.1088/1748-3182/8/1/016010 [2] Pagitz , M. , Lamacchia , E. , and Hol , J. M. A. M. , 2012...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. February 2015, 137(2): 021701.
Paper No: MD-14-1279
Published Online: February 1, 2015
... , “ An Origami Inspired Additive Manufacturing Process for Building Thin-Shell Structures ,” ASME Paper No. IMECE2013-65720. 10.1115/IMECE2013-65720 [18] Balkcom , D. J. , and Mason , M. T. , 2008 , “ Robotic Origami Folding ,” Int. J. Rob. Res. , 27 ( 5 ), pp. 613 – 627 . 10.1177...