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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. November 2018, 140(11): 111413.
Paper No: MD-17-1681
Published Online: September 12, 2018
... September 12, 2018. Assoc. Editor: James K. Guest. 10 10 2017 08 08 2018 Design optimization Smart materials Structures With the increasing demand for more energy efficient and eco-friendly vehicles, such as hybrid and electric automobiles, there has been an increased desire...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. November 2018, 140(11): 111405.
Paper No: MD-18-1188
Published Online: September 7, 2018
... that the spring stiffness is identical in each displacement direction is sufficient to cause isotropy. However, it cannot be concluded that this is the necessary condition for an isotropic material. In the work of Wang et al. [ 27 ], material structures are designed for prescribed material properties...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. November 2018, 140(11): 113501.
Paper No: MD-17-1599
Published Online: September 7, 2018
.... Assoc. Editor: Massimo Callegari. 01 09 2017 12 01 2018 Design methodology Design of innovative devices design of machine elements Design optimization Design process Design theory Kinematics Smart materials Systems engineering Structures Design methodology...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. November 2018, 140(11): 111411.
Paper No: MD-18-1283
Published Online: September 7, 2018
...Danny Smyl Significant research effort has been devoted to topology optimization (TO) of two- and three-dimensional structural elements subject to various design and loading criteria. While the field of TO has been tremendously successful over the years, literature focusing on the optimization...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. December 2017, 139(12): 121401.
Paper No: MD-16-1764
Published Online: October 3, 2017
.... SPIE , 4467 , pp. 1–15. 10.1117/12.432921 [2] Larsen , U. D. , Sigmund , O. , and Bouwstra , S. , 1997 , “ Design and Fabrication of Compliant Micromechanisms and Structures With Negative Poisson's Ratio ,” J. Microelectromech. Syst. , 6 ( 2 ), pp. 99 – 106 . 10.1109/84.585787...
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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
...Wei Ye; Feng Wei; Jin Yi; Zhu Chang'an In this paper, we generalize Miura origami and propose a method for analyzing a generalized Miura origami structure. Morphological properties of the generalized Miura origami element during the deploy motion are analyzed using the proposed method, which mainly...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. August 2017, 139(8): 081702.
Paper No: MD-16-1511
Published Online: June 22, 2017
...Dongping Deng; Tsz-Ho Kwok; Yong Chen Traditional origami structures fold along predefined hinges, and the neighboring facets of the hinges are folded to transform planar surfaces into three-dimensional (3D) shapes. In this study, we present a new self-folding design and fabrication approach...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. July 2017, 139(7): 071404.
Paper No: MD-16-1674
Published Online: May 19, 2017
...) a structural feature space be identified to allow reconstruction of new designs, and (2) the reconstruction process be property-preserving. The majority of existing structural presentation schemes relies on the designer's understanding of specific material systems to identify geometric and statistical features...
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Article Type: Design Innovation Paper
J. Mech. Des. January 2017, 139(1): 015001.
Paper No: MD-16-1243
Published Online: October 6, 2016
... Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS2015), Sept. 21–23, 2015, Colorado Springs, CO, Paper No. SMASIS2015-8806. This research was partially funded by the Office for Industrial Development of Italy's Regione Emilia Romagna (grant Intermech 2010). References [1] Jani , J. M. , Leary...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. May 2016, 138(5): 051402.
Paper No: MD-15-1206
Published Online: March 21, 2016
... of Pressure-Sensitive Adhesives ,” Trends Polym. Sci. , 5 ( 11 ), pp. 380 – 384 . http://cat.inist.fr/?aModele=afficheN&cpsidt=2048386 [9] Nachbar , W. , and Schipmolder , J. B. , 1969 , “ Optimization of a Viscoelastic Structure: The Seat-Belt Problem ,” ASME J. Appl. Mech. , 36 ( 3...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. May 2016, 138(5): 051401.
Paper No: MD-15-1227
Published Online: March 11, 2016
... to do so, for United States government purposes. 17 03 2015 26 01 2016 Design methodology Design process Hierarchical modeling Micro systems Smart materials Structures Nano systems Design Synthesis References [1] Gibson , L. J. , and Ashby , M. F. , 1997...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. March 2016, 138(3): 031402.
Paper No: MD-15-1479
Published Online: January 18, 2016
...Darren J. Hartl; Edgar Galvan; Richard J. Malak; Jeffrey W. Baur The success of model-based multifunctional material design efforts relies on the proper development of multiphysical models and advanced optimization algorithms. This paper addresses both in the context of a structure that includes...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. April 2015, 137(4): 041402.
Paper No: MD-14-1253
Published Online: April 1, 2015
...: Shinji Nishiwaki. 24 04 2014 13 12 2014 16 02 2015 Recently, a cellular structure concept based on fluidic flexible matrix composites (F 2 MCs) was investigated for its potential of concurrently achieving multiple adaptive functions. Such structure consists of two fluidically...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. February 2015, 137(2): 021701.
Paper No: MD-14-1279
Published Online: February 1, 2015
... , “ An Origami Inspired Additive Manufacturing Process for Building Thin-Shell Structures ,” ASME Paper No. IMECE2013-65720. 10.1115/IMECE2013-65720 [18] Balkcom , D. J. , and Mason , M. T. , 2008 , “ Robotic Origami Folding ,” Int. J. Rob. Res. , 27 ( 5 ), pp. 613 – 627 . 10.1177...