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Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. September 2020, 142(9): 093301.
Paper No: MD-19-1559
Published Online: March 28, 2020
.../compression. These equations enable the design of LET arrays for a variety of applications, including origami-based mechanisms. These general equations are verified using finite element analysis, and to show variability of the LET array design space, several verification plots over a range of parameters...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. January 2012, 134(1): 011009.
Published Online: January 5, 2012
... goal. It deals with small structural deformations and small values of angle of attack. For this scope, linear models are sufficiently accurate. The paper closes with the results of high fidelity simulations, based on finite-element analysis (FEM) and numerical fluid-structure interaction (FSI...
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Article Type: Design Innovations
J. Mech. Des. January 2012, 134(1): 015001.
Published Online: January 5, 2012
... systems vehicles wheels ground truth locomotion finite element analysis remote sensing Agricultural vehicles are perceptive machines that can be used to perform a variety of agricultural tasks including spraying, cultivating, harvesting and growth monitoring. Agricultural mechanization...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. January 2012, 134(1): 011007.
Published Online: January 4, 2012
... design engineering finite element analysis friction hinges lubrication mechanical contact minimisation vibrations Contact-aided compliant mechanisms (CCMs), first introduced by Mankame and Ananthasuresh [( 1 ), 2 ], aim at achieving a prescribed complex kinematic task by allowing some...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. December 2011, 133(12): 121004.
Published Online: December 9, 2011
... 09 12 2011 cantilevers design engineering finite element analysis friction haptic interfaces materials properties optimisation performance evaluation rendering (computer graphics) shear deformation snap fitting snap-fit cantilever hook assembly disassembly virtual force...
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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Mech. Des. November 2011, 133(11): 114502.
Published Online: November 11, 2011
... or narrowing the design space to get more appropriate response surfaces and to avoid using high-order polynomial functions in constructing highly nonlinear structural responses. optimum design sheet metal forming finite element analysis thinning reduction aluminium beverages cans design...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. November 2011, 133(11): 111001.
Published Online: November 1, 2011
... is proposed. The theoretical analyses for both cases are verified with the FEM results and factors that influence the skew are discussed. 16 08 2009 15 07 2011 01 11 2011 01 11 2011 belts drives finite element analysis iterative methods pulleys flat belt transmission...
Topics: Belts, Pulleys
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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Mech. Des. September 2011, 133(9): 094503.
Published Online: September 9, 2011
... 09 09 2011 aircraft failure (mechanical) fatigue finite element analysis insulated gate bipolar transistors Monte Carlo methods power semiconductor switches probability reliability solders statistical analysis structural engineering Power Switch Modules Aeronautic...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. August 2011, 133(8): 081005.
Published Online: August 10, 2011
.... The blocked force is predicted by fixing the forceps tip (Δ tip  = 0) and progressively applying Δ disp until the stress constraint is on the verge of being violated, i.e., σ is approximately equal to but not greater than σ allow (σ ∼ σ allow ). Once the finite element analysis evaluates the objective...
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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Mech. Des. August 2011, 133(8): 084501.
Published Online: August 10, 2011
... and the gear using the finite element method (FEM), and treating the tooth contact as if the point contact under load is spreading along the whole or part of the “potential” contact line. The finite element analysis of gears in mesh, including tooth flexibility, can be used to model contact stresses...
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Article Type: Design Innovations
J. Mech. Des. August 2011, 133(8): 085001.
Published Online: August 8, 2011
... for its anticipated lifetime. 25 09 2010 22 06 2011 08 08 2011 08 08 2011 design engineering discs (structures) finite element analysis gears strain gauges stress analysis In accordance with modern development trends in the area of complex machine constructions...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. June 2011, 133(6): 061009.
Published Online: June 21, 2011
... with nonlinear finite element analysis and experimental force-displacement data. 26 01 2011 28 03 2011 21 06 2011 21 06 2011 compliant mechanisms finite element analysis minimisation shear modulus Compliant mechanism pseudo-rigid-body model underconstrained underactuated...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. May 2011, 133(5): 051002.
Published Online: June 2, 2011
... data for each device. 22 12 2010 30 03 2011 02 06 2011 02 06 2011 beams (structures) bending buckling compliant mechanisms finite element analysis Compliant mechanisms are kinematic mechanisms whose motion is derived from the deflection of flexible members rather...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. March 2011, 133(3): 031011.
Published Online: March 15, 2011
... the fixed design domain and boundary conditions. 20 06 2010 03 02 2011 15 03 2011 15 03 2011 design engineering finite element analysis heat transfer optimisation thermodynamics This paper discusses a level set-based topology optimization method for maximizing...
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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Mech. Des. January 2011, 133(1): 014504.
Published Online: January 10, 2011
.... The torsional spring design is investigated and analyzed to attain the lowest possible stress level while maintaining a constant resonant frequency. The finite element analysis model of the torsional spring was created and the stress was minimized by changing the geometrical parameters of the spring. Spring...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. January 2011, 133(1): 011006.
Published Online: January 3, 2011
... frequency of the beam can be controlled by increasing the elastic moduli of SMA on heating. 29 09 2009 10 11 2010 03 01 2011 03 01 2011 bending carbon fibre reinforced plastics finite element analysis honeycomb structures shape memory effects Since honeycomb sandwich...
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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Mech. Des. January 2011, 133(1): 014501.
Published Online: December 29, 2010
... fraction of all human industrial activities from automotive and aviation, to mining and petroleum industries, to machines used in manufacturing, and to collection of energy in windmills. cantilevers drives finite element analysis gears machine bearings springs (mechanical) 05 11 2009...
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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Mech. Des. December 2010, 132(12): 124501.
Published Online: November 23, 2010
... dynamics (CFD), and then the most dangerous locations on the combustor were predicted by means of the 3D finite element analysis method. The study demonstrates the effectiveness of CFD and stress modeling for the design and improvement of the microcombustors. 04 11 2009 12 10 2010 23 11...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. November 2010, 132(11): 111001.
Published Online: October 20, 2010
... have the dimensions of 12 × 2   mm 2 with 170   μ m thickness, the same dimensions of the actuators or cantilevered beams used in the finite element analysis and kinematic analysis. Experiments were conducted to evaluate the rectilinear displacement and force outputs...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. August 2010, 132(8): 081009.
Published Online: August 18, 2010
... comprising multiple beams. The benefit of this approach is evident in its mathematical efficiency and succinctness, which is to be expected with the use of energy methods. All analytical results are validated to a high degree of accuracy via nonlinear finite element analysis. The initial (unloaded...