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Accepted Manuscript
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des.
Paper No: MD-21-1224
Published Online: January 7, 2022
..., position kinematics of the proposed mechanism, including the workspace, is analyzed in detail, and a solution to the parasitic motion problem is provided. Human in the loop simulations with a haptic interface are also performed to confirm the feasibility of the proposed design. Contributed...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. January 2022, 144(1): 013301.
Paper No: MD-21-1108
Published Online: July 19, 2021
... and stability benefit of the structure but also to reduce the wheel slip. After that, through the flexible kinematic model based on screw theory, characteristics such as leveling ability and surface profile accessibility of the chassis are analyzed. The minimum accessible radius is obtained as 3088 mm...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Mech. Des. December 2021, 143(12): 124502.
Paper No: MD-20-1679
Published Online: July 19, 2021
...Wen-ao Cao; Sheng Xi; Huafeng Ding; Ziming Chen This paper aims to present the topological structure design and kinematic analysis of a novel double-ring truss deployable satellite antenna mechanism. First, a new topological scheme and a new rectangular prism deployable linkage unit are proposed...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. November 2021, 143(11): 113301.
Paper No: MD-20-1871
Published Online: May 6, 2021
... to construct the network are derived by investigating the kinematic compatibility, kinematics is carried out to show the relationships among all Bennett linkages, and the discussion on the design parameter shows the extensibility and the deploying performance, which is validated by two physical prototypes...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Mech. Des. September 2021, 143(9): 094501.
Paper No: MD-20-1519
Published Online: March 24, 2021
...-blocks, origami, and mechanisms, which proposes a set of novel reconfigurable mechanisms as ori-blocks. As spatial linkages have been widely used in a broad range of technical fields, we anticipate that ori-blocks will find several potential applications owing to their kinematics in reconfigurability...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. August 2021, 143(8): 083303.
Paper No: MD-20-1613
Published Online: February 9, 2021
... to investigate rigid–flexible coupling dynamics. The elastic deformation of the wing membrane, kinematic characteristics of the linkage mechanism, and modes of the whole system are calculated. Static analysis of the structure reveals that the foldable wing has excellent stiffness characteristics and load-bearing...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. August 2021, 143(8): 083302.
Paper No: MD-20-1511
Published Online: February 5, 2021
... that govern the behavior of traditional planar mechanisms. For example, the determination of Grashof criteria based on the distance between pins on a link [ 17 ] is still directly applicable to developable mechanisms. In a zero-thickness model, developable mechanisms have curved links. Because the kinematics...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. February 2021, 143(2): 023403.
Paper No: MD-19-1887
Published Online: September 3, 2020
... . 11 12 2019 11 07 2020 14 07 2020 03 09 2020 stiffness and stiffness fluctuation VC vibration internal clearance load conditions design for manufacturing design of machine elements kinematics machine theory Ball bearing is widely used in various kinds...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. January 2021, 143(1): 011703.
Paper No: MD-19-1839
Published Online: July 27, 2020
... of M echanical D esign . 22 11 2019 14 05 2020 16 05 2020 27 07 2020 origami flat-foldability particle swarm optimization graph theory periodicity folding computational geometry computational kinematics computer-aided design design automation design...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. January 2021, 143(1): 013301.
Paper No: MD-20-1088
Published Online: July 27, 2020
... on closed-loop cable transmissions. The concept is to utilize several coupled cable transmissions to constrain a serial kinematic chain. Through the analysis and determination of the transmission ratios for these cable transmissions, a class of planar 2DOF RCM mechanisms without any active or passive...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. November 2020, 142(11): 113302.
Paper No: MD-19-1885
Published Online: June 15, 2020
... on the Theory of Screws , Cambridge University Press , Cambridge, UK . [19] Hunt , K. H. , 1978 , Kinematic Geometry of Mechanisms , Oxford University Press , New York . [20] Li , B. , Huang , H. , and Deng , Z. , 2015 , “ Mobility Analysis of Symmetric Deployable Mechanisms...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. October 2020, 142(10): 103301.
Paper No: MD-19-1668
Published Online: April 2, 2020
..., and the characteristic of the straight-line motion of the linkage is verified by checking the output twist of the end platform. Then, the kinematic model of the mechanism is established based on the conditions of the straight-line motion and the single DOF. Finally, several potentially typical applications...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. July 2020, 142(7): 073301.
Paper No: MD-19-1512
Published Online: February 14, 2020
... by the Mechanisms and Robotics Committee of ASME for publication in the J ournal of M echanical D esign . 08 07 2019 03 12 2019 06 12 2019 14 12 2019 cable-driven robots B-splines trajectory planning pick-and-place path kinematics parallel manipulators robot kinematics...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. March 2020, 142(3): 031103.
Paper No: MD-19-1363
Published Online: November 12, 2019
...-inertial system (ENIS). In order to investigate the dynamic behavior of the PGT in a compound NIS, the kinematic equations of various components in arbitrary spatial motion state of the airframe are deduced. Subsequently, the coupled dynamics model of PGT in NIS is improved. The dynamic responses of PGT...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Mech. Des. April 2020, 142(4): 044502.
Paper No: MD-19-1204
Published Online: November 4, 2019
...Dequan Zhang; Xu Han Kinematic reliability of robotic manipulators is the linchpin for restraining the positional errors within acceptable limits. This work develops an efficient reliability analysis method to account for random dimensions and joint angles of robotic mechanisms. It aims...
Journal Articles
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. October 2018, 140(10): 102303.
Paper No: MD-18-1229
Published Online: July 31, 2018
... of overdetermined systems of dual linear equations without requiring the traditional separation in primal and dual parts. This should prove useful for the solution of many kinematic problems. The algorithms/formulas herein deduced have been also tested on the kinematic synthesis of the constant transmission ratio...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. September 2018, 140(9): 092302.
Paper No: MD-18-1008
Published Online: June 22, 2018
... 2018 Design methodology Kinematics Linkages Mechanism synthesis Exoskeletons have gained popularity in rehabilitation during the past decades. These devices resemble the human musculoskeletal system of arm, leg, finger, etc., by adopting mechanical structures. Such devices can...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. August 2018, 140(8): 082304.
Paper No: MD-18-1033
Published Online: June 1, 2018
... to the platform. All the connections among the modules, platform, and base are realized by revolute joints. There are no obvious limbs in the mechanism due to the complex connections. The mobility of the STM is analyzed, and the forward kinematics is investigated. To validate the effectiveness and feasibility...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mech. Des. June 2018, 140(6): 062301.
Paper No: MD-17-1539
Published Online: March 23, 2018
... Kinematics Linkages Mechanism synthesis One of the far-reaching issues in mechanism and machine science is the existence of mechanisms. The existence of mechanisms is the fundamental concern ahead of any synthesis and analysis. Whether a mechanism is valid or not depends on its mobility. Without...