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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Mech. Des. November 2022, 144(11): 114502.
Paper No: MD-22-1049
Published Online: August 9, 2022
... echanical D esign . 24 01 2022 01 07 2022 17 07 2022 09 08 2022 design theory kinematics linkages mechanism synthesis mechanism theory National Natural Science Foundation of China 10.13039/501100001809 51875538 Deployable mechanisms have broad...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. November 2022, 144(11): 111701.
Paper No: MD-22-1103
Published Online: July 22, 2022
...J. Emmanuel Ayala-Hernández; Sébastien Briot; J. Jesús Cervantes-Sánchez Classical dynamic balancing techniques do not consider the linkage elastic behavior. For mechanism or robot design purpose, taking into account the flexibility of the multibody system is of utmost importance, in order...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. October 2022, 144(10): 103301.
Paper No: MD-21-1491
Published Online: June 30, 2022
... 21 03 2022 30 06 2022 kinematics linkages reliability in design Air Force Office of Scientific Research 10.13039/100000181 FA9550-19- 1-0290 FA9550-19- 1-0290 Origami, the ancient art of paper folding, has inspired many engineering designs from many different...
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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...
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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Mech. Des. September 2021, 143(9): 094501.
Paper No: MD-20-1519
Published Online: March 24, 2021
... and assign rotation axes to assemble the portions into movable blocks. Interestingly, this connects the Bricard classical linkages developed in 1897 to these ori-blocks with coincidence of the position and orientation of the axes when the blocks are replaced by links. The study bridges the gap between ori...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. September 2021, 143(9): 093302.
Paper No: MD-20-1674
Published Online: March 24, 2021
... field. Email: ekta@iitrpr.ac.in Contributed by the Mechanisms and Robotics Committee of ASME for publication in the J ournal of M echanical D esign . 05 09 2020 04 02 2021 06 02 2021 24 03 2021 data-driven design linkages mechanism synthesis parallel...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. August 2021, 143(8): 083304.
Paper No: MD-20-1550
Published Online: February 9, 2021
... 21 10 2020 09 02 2021 Baranov chains linkages machine theory mechanism synthesis mechanism theory A Baranov chain (BC), also called Baranov truss [ 1 , 2 ], basic rigid chain [ 3 , 4 ], or Assur kinematic chain [ 5 , 6 ], can be defined as a planar kinematic chain with zero...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. August 2021, 143(8): 083302.
Paper No: MD-20-1511
Published Online: February 5, 2021
... and intramobile cylindrical BDMs is conducted through a series of three tests. These tests contain elements of both existing and new mechanism design tools, including a novel graphical method for identifying stable positions of linkages using a single dominant torsional spring, called the principle of reflection...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. June 2021, 143(6): 061704.
Paper No: MD-20-1214
Published Online: November 20, 2020
...Sang Min Han; Yoon Young Kim Studies on the topology optimization of linkage mechanisms have thus far focused mainly on mechanism synthesis considering only kinematic characteristics describing a desired path or motion. Here, we propose a new topology optimization method that synthesizes a linkage...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. December 2020, 142(12): 121406.
Paper No: MD-20-1242
Published Online: October 9, 2020
... evaluation interactive design linkages The performance of human operators could be improved with user interfaces with haptic feedback. The haptic guidance can influence user perception and can, therefore, be beneficial in the operation of earthmoving machinery like mini excavator/backhoes [ 1 , 2...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. October 2020, 142(10): 103301.
Paper No: MD-19-1668
Published Online: April 2, 2020
...Wen-ao Cao; De Zhang; Huafeng Ding This paper presents a novel two-layer and two-loop spatial deployable linkage which can only accurately output vertical straight-line motion. First, the degree-of-freedom (DOF) of the linkage is analyzed based on structure decomposition and screw theory...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. October 2018, 140(10): 102303.
Paper No: MD-18-1229
Published Online: July 31, 2018
... RCCC spatial linkage. For the synthesized RCCC linkage, the plots of θ 4 and s 4 versus θ 1 are shown in Figs. 3 and 4 , respectively. The theoretical findings have been also illustrated by means of numerical tests. The methods herein discussed appear useful for the solution of many...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. October 2018, 140(10): 102301.
Paper No: MD-17-1667
Published Online: July 30, 2018
...Makoto Ohsaki; Yoshihiro Kanno; Yuki Yamaoka An optimization approach is presented for generating linkage mechanisms consisting of frame members with arbitrarily inclined hinges. A second-order cone programming (SOCP) problem is solved to obtain the locations and directions of hinges...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. September 2018, 140(9): 092302.
Paper No: MD-18-1008
Published Online: June 22, 2018
...-of-freedom (DOF) linkages consisting of only revolute joints with multiple output joints for compact exoskeletons. Type synthesis starts from a four-bar linkage where the output link generates the first angular output. Then, an RRR dyad is connected to the four-bar linkage for the second angular output while...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. August 2018, 140(8): 082303.
Paper No: MD-17-1785
Published Online: June 1, 2018
...Song Lin; Hanchao Wang; Jingshuai Liu; Yu Zhang This paper presents a geometric method as a unified synthesis process of function generation for spatial linkages. The synthesis method utilizes the mapping relationship between spatial kinematic geometric model and two-plane projection system...
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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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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. June 2018, 140(6): 062302.
Paper No: MD-17-1691
Published Online: March 28, 2018
...Wen-ao Cao; Donghao Yang; Huafeng Ding The umbrella linkage is one of the most classical deployable mechanisms. This paper concentrates on topological structural design of a family of umbrella-shaped deployable mechanisms based on new two-layer and two-loop spatial linkage units. First, deployable...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. June 2018, 140(6): 062301.
Paper No: MD-17-1539
Published Online: March 23, 2018
... search. The result indicates that a family of overconstrained mechanisms can be constructed by combining legitimate modules. A spatial four-bar linkage containing two revolute joints (R) and two prismatic joints (P) is selected as the source-module for the purpose of demonstration. All mechanisms...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. March 2018, 140(3): 032302.
Paper No: MD-17-1298
Published Online: January 30, 2018
... geometry is applied in the kinematic synthesis of an inverted slider–crank for prescribed three and four finitely separated positions of the coupler. No previous application of Yaglom's algebraic geometry in the area of linkage kinematic synthesis is recorded. To describe the planar finite displacement...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. July 2017, 139(7): 072301.
Paper No: MD-16-1457
Published Online: May 18, 2017
...Valentina Beatini This paper presents a novel family of modular flat-foldable rigid plate structures composed by assemblies of 4R-linkages. First, in the field of foldable plates, the proposed system is characterized by being not only foldable but also transformable: the slope of one module over...