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Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. November 2024, 146(11): 113301.
Paper No: MD-23-1859
Published Online: May 21, 2024
... pulley is illustrated in detail. An optimization process based on the brute force method is presented to identify the optimal parameters to minimize the compensation error. A cable-driven serial robot based on the decoupling method is prototyped for assessments. Experiments are conducted to evaluate...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. July 2024, 146(7): 071703.
Paper No: MD-23-1548
Published Online: January 12, 2024
... to solve difficult optimization problems or generate large datasets, opting for the development of efficient design representations which offer a high range of possible design variants, while at the same time generating design spaces with attributes suitable for computational methods to explore...
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Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. October 2023, 145(10): 101708.
Paper No: MD-22-1755
Published Online: August 16, 2023
... such as configuration design and spatial packaging optimization. 1 Corresponding author. Email: speddad2@illinois.edu Email: nmd@illinois.edu Email: lawrence.zeidner@rtx.com Email: zgivans2@illinois.edu Email: kai.james@gatech.edu Email: jtalliso@illinois.edu Part of the work in Ref...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. February 2023, 145(2): 022001.
Paper No: MD-22-1495
Published Online: November 1, 2022
...Hao-yu Liao; Yuhao Chen; Boyi Hu; Sara Behdad Disassembly is an essential step for remanufacturing end-of-life (EOL) products. Optimization of disassembly sequences and the utilization of robotic technology could alleviate the labor-intensive nature of dismantling operations. This study proposes...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Review Articles
J. Mech. Des. September 2022, 144(9): 090801.
Paper No: MD-22-1135
Published Online: August 9, 2022
... and provide an optimal pathway for system designers to effectively account for future system operations at the design stage. In order to achieve optimal performance over the system’s lifecycle, post-design decisions and system operating performance can be incorporated into the initial design with the aid...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. June 2022, 144(6): 063302.
Paper No: MD-21-1368
Published Online: January 17, 2022
... an R–R joint. The link parameters of the mechanism are optimized to maximize the folding ratio while avoiding interference. Then, the optimized PM units are piled up to construct a novel 1DOF multilayer mechanism that has the largest folding ratio among similar structures in the literature. Moreover...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. April 2022, 144(4): 041701.
Paper No: MD-21-1346
Published Online: November 9, 2021
... − 1 ≤ α L i ≤ 0 ∑ j = 1 d i { ϕ log ( u L i j ) + log [ Φ ( − α L u L i j + β i 1 − α L i 2 ) ] } Equation (21) presents a one-dimensional nonlinear optimization...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. November 2021, 143(11): 111703.
Paper No: MD-20-1834
Published Online: May 28, 2021
... in the J ournal of M echanical D esign . 16 11 2020 18 03 2021 19 03 2021 28 05 2021 Gaussian processes evolutionary programming extrapolation optimization Emulation or surrogate modeling has become an indispensable part of many scientific and engineering...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. July 2021, 143(7): 072002.
Paper No: MD-20-1701
Published Online: April 1, 2021
... optimization cooperative 3D printing manufacturing scheduling task assignment multi-robot system Led by major industrial countries, the initiative of Industry 4.0 [ 1 ] is poised to reshape the traditional manufacturing landscape, pointing the future of manufacturing toward data-driven smart...
Journal Articles
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...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. February 2020, 142(2): 022301.
Paper No: MD-19-1111
Published Online: February 1, 2020
... proposed in the literature. Additionally, the proposed approach is suitable for both point and cross receptances. Assignment is cast as a constrained non-convex non-linear minimization problem and the proposed solving strategy is based on the homotopy optimization approach. The method effectiveness...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. July 2020, 142(7): 073501.
Paper No: MD-19-1595
Published Online: December 12, 2019
... are found to enable lower power transfer between rotors during operation when compared with straight-cut rotors, but with reduced swept volume for the same machine size. For particular applications, this compromise is characterized through multi-objective optimization of the rotor profile and wrap angle...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. December 2018, 140(12): 121404.
Paper No: MD-18-1024
Published Online: September 18, 2018
...Ping Hu; Lei Yang; Baojun Li A technique based on a skeleton-section template for parameterizing finite element (FE) models is reported and applied to shape optimization of thin-walled beam components. The template consists of a skeletal curve and a set of cross-sectional profiles. The skeletal...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. December 2018, 140(12): 121406.
Paper No: MD-18-1193
Published Online: September 18, 2018
...Zeng Meng; Dequan Zhang; Zhaotao Liu; Gang Li Due to the nested optimization loop structure and time-demanding computation of structural response, the computational accuracy and cost of reliability-based design optimization (RBDO) have become a challenging issue in engineering application. Kriging...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. November 2018, 140(11): 111407.
Paper No: MD-18-1226
Published Online: September 7, 2018
...Junqi Yang; Hongyi Xu; Zhenfei Zhan; Ching-Hung Chuang Design optimization of composite structures is a challenging task due to the large dimensionality of the design space. In addition to the geometric variables (e.g., thickness of each component), the composite layup (the fiber orientation...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Mech. Des. November 2018, 140(11): 114501.
Paper No: MD-18-1160
Published Online: September 7, 2018
... 02 2018 11 07 2018 Computer-aided engineering Design for manufacturing Design methodology Design optimization Design theory Design theory Multidisciplinary design Simulation-based design Stress in design Design methodology Optimization The structure of pomelo peel...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. November 2018, 140(11): 111409.
Paper No: MD-18-1271
Published Online: September 7, 2018
... optimization framework that identifies, given current knowledge, the next best information source to query and where in the input space to query it via a novel value-gradient policy. The querying decision takes into account the ability to learn correlations between information sources, the resource cost...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. September 2018, 140(9): 092305.
Paper No: MD-18-1111
Published Online: July 9, 2018
... various designs and topologies. A PRB model with three revolute joints is derived to approximate the behavior of initially curved compliant beams, while treating straight beams as a special case (zero curvature). The optimized model parameter values are tabled for a range of arc angles. The general...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. September 2018, 140(9): 091402.
Paper No: MD-17-1787
Published Online: June 26, 2018
...George H. Cheng; Timothy Gjernes; G. Gary Wang Expensive constraints are commonly seen in real-world engineering design. However, metamodel based design optimization (MBDO) approaches often assume inexpensive constraints. In this work, the situational adaptive Kreisselmeier and Steinhauser (SAKS...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Mech. Des. September 2018, 140(9): 094501.
Paper No: MD-17-1569
Published Online: June 22, 2018
... disciplines, which poses challenges to BTMS optimization using conventional methods. This paper develops a general variable fidelity-based multidisciplinary design optimization (MDO) architecture and optimizes the BTMS by considering different systems/disciplines from the systemic perspective. Four subsystems...