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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. December 2024, 146(12): 121704.
Paper No: MD-24-1091
Published Online: July 15, 2024
...Zhilin Sun; Kaifeng Wang; Peihua Gu Facing the challenges posed by increasingly complex, dynamic, and unforeseen requirements, the design process is grappling with the critical issue of ensuring sustained product satisfaction amid changing demands. This paper introduces an approach for evaluating...
Topics: Design
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Review Articles
J. Mech. Des. July 2024, 146(7): 072301.
Paper No: MD-23-1190
Published Online: January 30, 2024
...Saurabh Deo; Katja Hölttä-Otto Critical Thinking (CT) skills are highly valued by employers, leading to their integration into engineering education through various design- and problem-based approaches. Despite their recognized importance, the varying perceptions of CT present challenges...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. May 2024, 146(5): 051709.
Paper No: MD-23-1484
Published Online: January 29, 2024
...Xiaoping Du Machine learning is gaining prominence in mechanical design, offering cost-effective surrogate models to replace computationally expensive models. Nevertheless, concerns persist regarding the accuracy of these models, especially when applied to safety-critical products. To address...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. August 2023, 145(8): 081701.
Paper No: MD-22-1549
Published Online: May 18, 2023
... functions that cannot be accomplished by conventional robots. This study designed the manufacturing and assembling processes for the SLPM section according to the needs of practical applications, to explore the influence of flexible hinge on the resistance of SLPM section to lateral and torsional forces...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. May 2022, 144(5): 053302.
Paper No: MD-21-1286
Published Online: December 6, 2021
... cylinder-driven DTM based on the compliant mechanisms is designed to realize the displacement output expansion. The opening and closing of the clamping jaws is driven by the air cylinder to enlarge the output displacement of the microgripper. According to the analysis of statics model of the mechanism...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technology Review
J. Mech. Des. January 2022, 144(1): 014001.
Paper No: MD-20-1815
Published Online: August 11, 2021
...Michael Anderson; Spence Chanthavane; Adam Broshkevitch; Paul Braden; Colton Bassford; Matthew Kim; Michael Fantini; Seth Konig; Trent Owens; Carl Sorensen Demand is increasing for effective online tools to perform collaborative engineering design by geographically separated teams. In particular...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. August 2020, 142(8): 081702.
Paper No: MD-19-1577
Published Online: February 14, 2020
...Pinar Acar We present a new sampling method for the multi-scale design of polycrystalline materials, which improves the computational time efficiency compared to the existing computational approaches. The solution strategy aims to find microstructure designs that optimize component-scale mechanical...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. September 2019, 141(9): 092302.
Paper No: MD-18-1749
Published Online: April 18, 2019
...N. Lobontiu; T. Gress; M. Gh. Munteanu; B. Ilic This research proposes the self-similarity design concept of flexible mechanisms by studying the out-of-plane, piston motion of a compliant device. Self-similar compliant mechanisms can be formed by connecting flexible units of scaled-down, identical...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. August 2018, 140(8): 082301.
Paper No: MD-18-1090
Published Online: May 23, 2018
... be used as the deployable mechanism, and even envelop the curved surface in its unfolded configuration. We establish a geometric model and a kinematic model for the mechanism. Then we propose a designing approach including folding design and driving method. The folding design, which ensures...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. June 2018, 140(6): 061402.
Paper No: MD-17-1271
Published Online: April 17, 2018
...Xiaojun Wang; Xinyu Geng; Lei Wang; Ruixing Wang; Xiao Chen; Weichao Fan Linkage mechanisms are typically designed to generate a specific functional relationship or path. Because the uncertain dimensions and joint clearances severely affect the output motion accuracy, designers urgently need...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Mech. Des. June 2018, 140(6): 064501.
Paper No: MD-17-1453
Published Online: April 17, 2018
... or the reliability of gears. The results are in agreement with the catalog prices of a manufacturer in a wide size range and different modules. The model provides a simple cost estimation tool for multi-objective gear design and optimization. 1 Corresponding author. Contributed by the Power Transmission...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. June 2018, 140(6): 061101.
Paper No: MD-17-1275
Published Online: March 23, 2018
...Guanglu Zhang; Daniel A. McAdams; Venkatesh Shankar; Milad Mohammadi Darani During the development planning of a new product, designers and entrepreneurs rely on the prediction of product performance to make business investment and design strategy decisions. Moore's law and the logistic S-curve...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. April 2018, 140(4): 041404.
Paper No: MD-17-1300
Published Online: February 27, 2018
... Sustainability: A Life-Cycle Assessment Approach ,” IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society ( ISTAS'09 ), Tempe, AZ, May 18–20, pp. 1 – 5 . 10.1109/ISTAS.2009.5155902 [7] Woodcraft , S. , Hackett , T. , and Caistor-Arendar , L. , 2011 , Design for Social Sustainability...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. January 2018, 140(1): 011403.
Paper No: MD-17-1317
Published Online: November 9, 2017
... number of observations are available. The sensitivity-based calibration method captures the trend of observation data by matching the slope of simulation predictions and observations at different designs and then utilizing a constant value to compensate for the model discrepancy. The sensitivity-based...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. November 2017, 139(11): 111401.
Paper No: MD-16-1735
Published Online: October 2, 2017
...., environmental/operational data), can be continuously collected during the product usage stage. These technologies provide opportunities to improve product design considering product functional performance degradation. The challenge lies in how to assess data of product functional performance degradation...
Topics: Design
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. November 2017, 139(11): 111411.
Paper No: MD-17-1134
Published Online: October 2, 2017
... and efficiency of this method. 1 Corresponding author. Contributed by the Design Automation Committee of ASME for publication in the J OURNAL OF M ECHANICAL D ESIGN . Manuscript received February 15, 2017; final manuscript received May 25, 2017; published online October 2, 2017. Assoc. Editor: Charlie C...
Topics: Shapes
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. October 2017, 139(10): 103501.
Paper No: MD-16-1634
Published Online: August 30, 2017
...Jocelyn M. Kluger; Alexander H. Slocum; Themistoklis P. Sapsis This paper applies linear elastic theory and Castigliano's first theorem to design nonlinear (stiffening) flexures used as load cells with both large force range and large resolution. Low stiffness at small forces causes high...
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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
... not alter the change trends. These results are useful to the design of fold structure and analysis of errors in standard Miura-ori structures. 1 Corresponding authors. Contributed by the Design Automation Committee of ASME for publication in the J OURNAL OF M ECHANICAL D ESIGN . Manuscript...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. July 2017, 139(7): 071402.
Paper No: MD-16-1522
Published Online: May 10, 2017
...Hyunkyoo Cho; K. K. Choi; David Lamb In reliability-based design optimization (RBDO), dependent input random variables and varying standard deviation (STD) should be considered to correctly describe input distribution model. The input dependency and varying STD significantly affect sensitivity...
Topics: Design