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Accepted Manuscript
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des.
Paper No: MD-23-1505
Published Online: January 24, 2024
...Yifan Wu; Sheng Guo; Lianzheng Niu; Xinhua Yang; Fuqun Zhao; Yufan He This paper proposes a general kinematic-based design method for optimizing the side-mounted leg mechanism of BJTUBOT, a novel multi-mission quadrupedal Earth rover. The focus issue lies in designing structural improvements...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. December 2023, 145(12): 123302.
Paper No: MD-23-1088
Published Online: October 6, 2023
...Valentin Le Mesle; Vincent Bégoc; Sébastien Briot Delta-like architectures are widely used for fast pick-and-place applications. When rotational degrees-of-freedom are required to perform a task, one or more UPU kinematic chains are usually added to transmit the torques from motors located...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. December 2023, 145(12): 123301.
Paper No: MD-23-1213
Published Online: August 29, 2023
... at any location and maximizes the effective area of the unfolded state. The proposed method is applicable not only to 2D folding but also to a generic flat-foldable degree-4-vertex (D4V) pattern. The pattern's thickness-accommodated configuration to avoid self-intersection is determined through kinematic...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. August 2023, 145(8): 081701.
Paper No: MD-22-1549
Published Online: May 18, 2023
... 2022 29 04 2023 01 05 2023 18 05 2023 SLPM origami robot flexible hinge design simulation design of machine elements design optimization kinematics parallel robots robot design robot kinematics spring design springs structural optimization National Natural...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. July 2023, 145(7): 071701.
Paper No: MD-22-1267
Published Online: March 31, 2023
... an initial state to one or multiple target states with a single kinematic degrees-of-freedom. Thus, the deformations of a structure can be fully controlled by controlling a single input node for every state. Since the structures are designed at the verge of kinematic determinacy, they become statically...
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Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. June 2023, 145(6): 063303.
Paper No: MD-22-1645
Published Online: March 16, 2023
... actuator. First, the influences of the angular relationship between the knuckles and working stroke of the knuckles on the actual grasping range of the finger were evaluated, and the kinematic analysis of the knuckle was performed using the closed-loop vector method. Next, an optimization design method...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. July 2023, 145(7): 073301.
Paper No: MD-22-1576
Published Online: February 10, 2023
... branches are constructed by implementing different reconfiguration constraints, respectively, and corresponding kinematic paths are described by employing the specific angle between axes of joints. Furthermore, these evolved motion branches of this metamorphic linkage provide novel examples of mobile...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. February 2023, 145(2): 023303.
Paper No: MD-22-1159
Published Online: November 17, 2022
... robot and then provided a reliability interval composed of upper and lower bounds to help engineers better understand the positioning accuracy reliability. The remainder of this paper is organized as follows. In Sec. 2 , the kinematic model and the positioning accuracy reliability analysis model...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. February 2023, 145(2): 023302.
Paper No: MD-22-1473
Published Online: November 1, 2022
... gained popularity due to their portability and simplicity. Existing synthesis methods for 1-DOF mechanisms focus primarily on computing the optimal mechanism dimensions such that kinematic error between the task and the mechanism output is minimized. In cases where the kinematically feasible solutions...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Mech. Des. November 2022, 144(11): 114502.
Paper No: MD-22-1049
Published Online: August 9, 2022
...Wen-ao Cao; Peng Cheng This paper presents a novel deployable antenna mechanism for synthetic aperture radar (SAR) satellites. First, the topological structure of the new deployable mechanism is designed based on the five conditions expected to be satisfied. Then, the kinematic model of the new...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. October 2022, 144(10): 103301.
Paper No: MD-21-1491
Published Online: June 30, 2022
... mechanism, and many origami patterns are made up of interconnected vertices or spherical mechanisms [ 17 , 27 , 28 ]. Just as the kinematics of spherical mechanisms are defined by link angles [ 24 ], sector angles, denoted by α , define the geometry of an origami vertex. Fold angles, denoted by γ , define...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. October 2022, 144(10): 103302.
Paper No: MD-21-1746
Published Online: June 30, 2022
... in the design of lighter, cheaper, and more wearable exosuits. An innovative, synergy-based design philosophy was proposed for walking-assistance exosuits. A symbolic analysis of kinematic variables was conducted using PCA, which led to an expression for pulley radii and motor control schemes achieving...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. August 2022, 144(8): 083401.
Paper No: MD-22-1080
Published Online: May 24, 2022
...@rd.aisin.co.jp Email: shigefumi.mori@aisin.co.jp Contributed by the Power Transmission and Gearing Committee of ASME for publication in the J ournal of M echanical D esign . 07 02 2022 18 04 2022 24 04 2022 24 05 2022 computational kinematics conceptual design...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. June 2022, 144(6): 063303.
Paper No: MD-21-1224
Published Online: February 15, 2022
... mechanism. Here, position kinematics of the proposed mechanism, including the workspace, is analyzed in detail, and a solution to the parasitic motion problem is provided. Human-in-the-loop simulations with a haptic interface are also performed to confirm the feasibility of the proposed design. 1...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Mech. Des. December 2021, 143(12): 124502.
Paper No: MD-20-1679
Published Online: July 19, 2021
...Wen-ao Cao; Sheng Xi; Huafeng Ding; Ziming Chen This paper aims to present the topological structure design and kinematic analysis of a novel double-ring truss deployable satellite antenna mechanism. First, a new topological scheme and a new rectangular prism deployable linkage unit are proposed...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. January 2022, 144(1): 013301.
Paper No: MD-21-1108
Published Online: July 19, 2021
... and stability benefit of the structure but also to reduce the wheel slip. After that, through the flexible kinematic model based on screw theory, characteristics such as leveling ability and surface profile accessibility of the chassis are analyzed. The minimum accessible radius is obtained as 3088 mm...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. November 2021, 143(11): 113301.
Paper No: MD-20-1871
Published Online: May 6, 2021
... to construct the network are derived by investigating the kinematic compatibility, kinematics is carried out to show the relationships among all Bennett linkages, and the discussion on the design parameter shows the extensibility and the deploying performance, which is validated by two physical prototypes...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Mech. Des. September 2021, 143(9): 094501.
Paper No: MD-20-1519
Published Online: March 24, 2021
...-blocks, origami, and mechanisms, which proposes a set of novel reconfigurable mechanisms as ori-blocks. As spatial linkages have been widely used in a broad range of technical fields, we anticipate that ori-blocks will find several potential applications owing to their kinematics in reconfigurability...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. August 2021, 143(8): 083303.
Paper No: MD-20-1613
Published Online: February 9, 2021
... to investigate rigid–flexible coupling dynamics. The elastic deformation of the wing membrane, kinematic characteristics of the linkage mechanism, and modes of the whole system are calculated. Static analysis of the structure reveals that the foldable wing has excellent stiffness characteristics and load-bearing...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. August 2021, 143(8): 083302.
Paper No: MD-20-1511
Published Online: February 5, 2021
... by the Mechanisms and Robotics Committee of ASME for publication in the J ournal of M echanical D esign . 09 07 2020 04 12 2020 13 12 2020 05 02 2021 design of innovative devices design of machine elements kinematics linkages mechanism synthesis Developable mechanisms...