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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. May 2023, 145(5): 053301.
Paper No: MD-22-1536
Published Online: January 10, 2023
...: huyanwhu@163.com Email: weibaochen1984@163.com Contributed by the Mechanisms and Robotics Committee of ASME for publication in the J ournal of M echanical D esign . 23 08 2022 11 12 2022 16 12 2022 10 01 2023 parallel micro-manipulation robot compliant mechanism...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. April 2022, 144(4): 043303.
Paper No: MD-21-1359
Published Online: February 15, 2022
... . 07 06 2021 23 12 2021 01 01 2022 15 02 2022 electron beam lithography nano-positioning nano-manipulation compliant mechanism design optimization Recently, nanofabrication technologies have been attractive in industrial and scientific application fields...
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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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J. Mech. Des. June 2020, 142(6): 063304.
Paper No: MD-19-1319
Published Online: November 25, 2019
.... Des. , 136 ( 12 ), p. 125001 . 10.1115/1.4028277 [18] Scirè Mammano , G. , and Dragoni , E. , 2014 , “ Elastic Compensation of Linear Shape Memory Alloy Actuators Using Compliant Mechanisms ,” J. Intell. Mater. Syst. Struct. , 25 ( 9 ), pp. 1124 – 1138 . 10.1177...
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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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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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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 This approach can streamline the compliant mechanism design process because: (1) inspection of the rigid-body terms enables specific topology modifications to be determined for minimizing the error trajectory; and (2) the polynomial orders of principally...
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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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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. November 2011, 133(11): 111011.
Published Online: November 17, 2011
... patient access. This paper presents an MRI-compatible manipulator using elastically averaged binary pneumatic air muscles (PAMs) to orient a needle into a targeted region of the prostate under the command of a physician. The proposed manipulator is based on an all-polymer compliant mechanism designed...
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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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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 compliant mechanisms design engineering mechanical stability compliant mechanism bistability...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. June 2011, 133(6): 061009.
Published Online: June 21, 2011
...Quentin T. Aten; Shannon A. Zirbel; Brian D. Jensen; Larry L. Howell An underactuated or underconstrained compliant mechanism may have a determined equilibrium position because its energy storage elements cause a position of local minimum potential energy. The minimization of potential energy...
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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. compliant mechanism nonlinear spring spring synthesis geometric nonlinearity nonlinear stiffness Nonlinear springs enhance the performance...
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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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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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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. August 2008, 130(8): 081403.
Published Online: July 16, 2008
... 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 the elasticity of their members. Nonlinear springs...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. April 2008, 130(4): 042308.
Published Online: March 20, 2008
... that the PRBM parameters are dependent on the selection of the effective tube thickness and moment of inertia, the lesson being that designers must take care to consider the thickness and moment of inertia values when deriving PRBM constants. compliant mechanism pseudo-rigid-body flexure carbon nanotube...
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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...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. July 2006, 128(4): 765–775.
Published Online: October 18, 2005
...Chao-Chieh Lan; Kok-Meng Lee We consider here a class of compliant mechanisms consisting of one or more flexible beams, the manipulation of which relies on the deflection of the flexible beams. As compared with traditional rigid-body mechanisms, compliant mechanisms have the advantages...
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Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Mech. Des. July 2005, 127(4): 766–773.
Published Online: June 27, 2005
...Nicolae Lobontiu; Ephrahim Garcia A three-node six degree-of-freedom per-node line element that is sensitive to axial, bending, and torsional loading is introduced to model single-axis right circular hinges of constant width that are utilized in compliant mechanisms. The Timoshenko model is applied...