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Journal Articles
Article Type: Technology Review
J. Mech. Des. January 2022, 144(1): 014001.
Paper No: MD-20-1815
Published Online: August 11, 2021
...Michael Anderson; Spence Chanthavane; Adam Broshkevitch; Paul Braden; Colton Bassford; Matthew Kim; Michael Fantini; Seth Konig; Trent Owens; Carl Sorensen Demand is increasing for effective online tools to perform collaborative engineering design by geographically separated teams. In particular...
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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...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. September 2019, 141(9): 092302.
Paper No: MD-18-1749
Published Online: April 18, 2019
...N. Lobontiu; T. Gress; M. Gh. Munteanu; B. Ilic This research proposes the self-similarity design concept of flexible mechanisms by studying the out-of-plane, piston motion of a compliant device. Self-similar compliant mechanisms can be formed by connecting flexible units of scaled-down, identical...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. August 2018, 140(8): 082301.
Paper No: MD-18-1090
Published Online: May 23, 2018
... be used as the deployable mechanism, and even envelop the curved surface in its unfolded configuration. We establish a geometric model and a kinematic model for the mechanism. Then we propose a designing approach including folding design and driving method. The folding design, which ensures...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Mech. Des. June 2018, 140(6): 064501.
Paper No: MD-17-1453
Published Online: April 17, 2018
... or the reliability of gears. The results are in agreement with the catalog prices of a manufacturer in a wide size range and different modules. The model provides a simple cost estimation tool for multi-objective gear design and optimization. 1 Corresponding author. Contributed by the Power Transmission...
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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...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. June 2018, 140(6): 061101.
Paper No: MD-17-1275
Published Online: March 23, 2018
...Guanglu Zhang; Daniel A. McAdams; Venkatesh Shankar; Milad Mohammadi Darani During the development planning of a new product, designers and entrepreneurs rely on the prediction of product performance to make business investment and design strategy decisions. Moore's law and the logistic S-curve...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. April 2018, 140(4): 041404.
Paper No: MD-17-1300
Published Online: February 27, 2018
... impact (using specific data from products introduced into the market) or predict social impact (using personas that represent real individuals). Contributed by the Design Automation Committee of ASME for publication in the J OURNAL OF M ECHANICAL D ESIGN . Manuscript received April 28, 2017...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. January 2018, 140(1): 011403.
Paper No: MD-17-1317
Published Online: November 9, 2017
... number of observations are available. The sensitivity-based calibration method captures the trend of observation data by matching the slope of simulation predictions and observations at different designs and then utilizing a constant value to compensate for the model discrepancy. The sensitivity-based...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. November 2017, 139(11): 111401.
Paper No: MD-16-1735
Published Online: October 2, 2017
...., environmental/operational data), can be continuously collected during the product usage stage. These technologies provide opportunities to improve product design considering product functional performance degradation. The challenge lies in how to assess data of product functional performance degradation...
Topics: Design
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. November 2017, 139(11): 111411.
Paper No: MD-17-1134
Published Online: October 2, 2017
... by the Design Automation Committee of ASME for publication in the J OURNAL OF M ECHANICAL D ESIGN . Manuscript received February 15, 2017; final manuscript received May 25, 2017; published online October 2, 2017. Assoc. Editor: Charlie C. L. Wang. 15 02 2017 25 05 2017 Computational...
Topics: Shapes
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. October 2017, 139(10): 103501.
Paper No: MD-16-1634
Published Online: August 30, 2017
...Jocelyn M. Kluger; Alexander H. Slocum; Themistoklis P. Sapsis This paper applies linear elastic theory and Castigliano's first theorem to design nonlinear (stiffening) flexures used as load cells with both large force range and large resolution. Low stiffness at small forces causes high...
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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Mech. Des. September 2017, 139(9): 094502.
Paper No: MD-16-1084
Published Online: July 13, 2017
... not alter the change trends. These results are useful to the design of fold structure and analysis of errors in standard Miura-ori structures. National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 51605464). References [1] Forbes , P. , 2005 , The Gecko's Foot—How Scientists Are Taking...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. August 2017, 139(8): 081701.
Paper No: MD-16-1373
Published Online: June 15, 2017
...) study to quantify the environmental impact associated with different design scenarios. The results reveal the impact of product design as well as consumers' repair decisions on the product lifespan and the corresponding environmental impacts. 1 Corresponding author. Contributed by the Design...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. July 2017, 139(7): 071402.
Paper No: MD-16-1522
Published Online: May 10, 2017
...Hyunkyoo Cho; K. K. Choi; David Lamb In reliability-based design optimization (RBDO), dependent input random variables and varying standard deviation (STD) should be considered to correctly describe input distribution model. The input dependency and varying STD significantly affect sensitivity...
Topics: Design
Journal Articles
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Mech. Des. April 2017, 139(4): 044501.
Paper No: MD-16-1552
Published Online: January 27, 2017
...). There is a possibility of underestimation of the peak contact force and displacement by 10.7% and 11.03%, respectively, if the scatter in the properties is not considered. The sensitivity-based probabilistic design optimization procedure is investigated to achieve better strength and lighter weight of composite for body...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. January 2017, 139(1): 011403.
Paper No: MD-16-1037
Published Online: November 11, 2016
...Jikai Liu; Yongsheng Ma This paper presents a novel sustainable design-oriented level set topology optimization method. It addresses the sustainability issue in product family design, which means an end-of-life (EoL) product can be remanufactured through subtractive machining into another lower...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. December 2016, 138(12): 121701.
Paper No: MD-16-1065
Published Online: September 14, 2016
...Ile Mircheski; Remon Pop-Iliev; Tatjana Kandikjan The ever-increasing global environmental concerns demand that strong emphasis be given to the decision-making process pertaining to the strategy of design for nondestructive disassembly during the product evaluation stage. The ultimate objective...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. November 2016, 138(11): 111407.
Paper No: MD-16-1166
Published Online: September 12, 2016
...Simon Moritz Göhler; Tobias Eifler; Thomas J. Howard The robustness of a design has a major influence on how much the product's performance will vary and is of great concern to design, quality, and production engineers. While variability is always central to the definition of robustness...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. November 2016, 138(11): 111410.
Paper No: MD-16-1188
Published Online: September 12, 2016
...Max M. J. Opgenoord; Douglas L. Allaire; Karen E. Willcox Sensitivity analysis plays a critical role in quantifying uncertainty in the design of engineering systems. A variance-based global sensitivity analysis is often used to rank the importance of input factors, based on their contribution...