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Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. July 2021, 143(7): 072002.
Paper No: MD-20-1701
Published Online: April 1, 2021
... Email: zhouw@uark.edu Email: zsha@uark.edu Contributed by the Design for Manufacturing Committee of ASME for publication in the J ournal of M echanical D esign . 15 09 2020 23 02 2021 27 02 2021 01 04 2021 optimization cooperative 3D printing manufacturing...
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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 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 is...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. July 2020, 142(7): 073501.
Paper No: MD-19-1595
Published Online: December 12, 2019
... helical rotors 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...
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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...
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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...
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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 of...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. November 2018, 140(11): 111409.
Paper No: MD-18-1271
Published Online: September 7, 2018
... multi-information source 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...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Mech. Des. November 2018, 140(11): 114501.
Paper No: MD-18-1160
Published Online: September 7, 2018
... Corresponding author. 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 References [1] Fischer , S. F. , Thielen...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. June 2018, 140(6): 061401.
Paper No: MD-17-1615
Published Online: March 26, 2018
...Alexandru-Ciprian Zăvoianu; Susanne Saminger-Platz; Doris Entner; Thorsten Prante; Michael Hellwig; Martin Schwarz; Klara Fink We present an effective optimization strategy that is capable of discovering high-quality cost-optimal solution for two-dimensional (2D) path network layouts (i.e., groups...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. June 2018, 140(6): 061101.
Paper No: MD-17-1275
Published Online: March 23, 2018
... development Systems design Systems engineering Design Design methodology Optimization Policy Fig. 1 Two-step simplification of Lotka–Volterra equations for smart phone speed to open an app Fig. 2 Data fitting result for system technology performance (Passenger capacity*speed*ranger of...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. May 2018, 140(5): 051403.
Paper No: MD-17-1624
Published Online: March 23, 2018
...Kalyan Shankar Bhattacharjee; Hemant Kumar Singh; Tapabrata Ray Engineering design often involves problems with multiple conflicting performance criteria, commonly referred to as multi-objective optimization problems (MOP). MOPs are known to be particularly challenging if the number of objectives...
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Journal Articles
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. March 2018, 140(3): 031401.
Paper No: MD-17-1459
Published Online: December 21, 2017
...Mengyu Wang; Hanumanthrao Kannan; Christina Bloebaum In probabilistic approaches to engineering design, including robust design, mean and variance are commonly used as the optimization objectives. This method, however, has significant limitations. For one, some mean–variance Pareto efficient...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. February 2018, 140(2): 021402.
Paper No: MD-17-1138
Published Online: December 13, 2017
... Science Foundation (Grant Nos. CMMI-1436236 and CMMI-1455444). References [1] Fleming , P. J. , Purshouse , R. C. , and Lygoe , R. J. , 2005 , “ Many-Objective Optimization: An Engineering Design Perspective ,” Evolutionary Multi-Criterion Optimization , Springer , Berlin , pp...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. February 2018, 140(2): 021401.
Paper No: MD-17-1331
Published Online: November 15, 2017
... Research (Grant No. FA9550-15-1-0018). 1 Corresponding author. References [1] Du , X. , Guo , J. , and Beeram , H. , 2008 , “ Sequential Optimization and Reliability Assessment for Multidisciplinary Systems Design ,” Struct. Multidiscip. Optim. , 35 ( 2 ), pp. 117 – 130...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. January 2018, 140(1): 011101.
Paper No: MD-16-1826
Published Online: November 9, 2017
... performance on what is otherwise an NP-Hard problem. To produce such rankings, this paper contributes a novel way to extend quality and diversity metrics from sets to permutations of ranked lists. These rank metrics open up the use of multi-objective optimization to describe trade-offs between diversity and...
Includes: Supplementary data
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. December 2017, 139(12): 121404.
Paper No: MD-16-1405
Published Online: October 26, 2017
...Tianchen Liu; Shapour Azarm; Nikhil Chopra Codesign refers to the process of integrating the optimization of the physical plant design and control of a system. In this paper, a new class of codesign problems with a multisubsystem architecture in both design and control is formulated and solved. Our...