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Proc. ASME. IDETC-CIE2021, Volume 8A: 45th Mechanisms and Robotics Conference (MR), V08AT08A003, August 17–19, 2021
Paper No: DETC2021-67948
... (EPFL), Microcity, Rue de la Maladie` re 71b, Microcity, Rue le la Maladie` re 71b, CH-2000 Neucha tel, Switzerland CH-2000 Neucha tel, Switzerland etienne.thalmann@ep .ch simon.henein@ep .ch ABSTRACT Keywords: Compliant mechanism, Flexure pivot, Flexure hinge, Thanks to their absence of play, absence...
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Proc. ASME. IDETC-CIE2021, Volume 8A: 45th Mechanisms and Robotics Conference (MR), V08AT08A018, August 17–19, 2021
Paper No: DETC2021-69958
... Proceedings of the ASME 2021 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference IDETC-CIE2021 August 17-19, 2021, Virtual, Online DETC2021-69958 CONSTANT FORCE COMPLIANT MECHANISMS WITHOUT PRELOADING Premkumar Pujali Hong Zhou Mechanical...
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Proc. ASME. IDETC-CIE2021, Volume 8A: 45th Mechanisms and Robotics Conference (MR), V08AT08A009, August 17–19, 2021
Paper No: DETC2021-68421
...-input biaxial stretcher to a single-input gripper mechanism. Finally, we demonstrate the functioning of our design using a macroscale, 3D-printed version. cell manipulation biaxial stretching compliant mechanism Proceedings of the ASME 2021 International Design Engineering Technical...
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Proc. ASME. IDETC-CIE2021, Volume 7: 17th IEEE/ASME International Conference on Mechatronic and Embedded Systems and Applications (MESA), V007T07A042, August 17–19, 2021
Paper No: DETC2021-68928
... of numerical simulations assess the validity of the proposed end-effector, which can lead to large reductions in impact forces. compliant mechanism dynamics impact mechanism design robotics Proceedings of the ASME 2021 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers...
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Proc. ASME. DETC98, Volume 1A: 25th Biennial Mechanisms Conference, V01AT01A038, September 13–16, 1998
Paper No: DETC98/MECH-5851
... force analysis static equilibrium continuation compliant mechanism Abstract Abstract The inverse force analysis of planar three-spring system is studied in this paper. First, the force balance equations and moment balance equations, together with the loop equations, are reduced into polynomial...
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Proc. ASME. DETC99, Volume 4: 4th Design for Manufacturing Conference, 581-590, September 12–16, 1999
Paper No: DETC99/DFM-8975
.... It is shown that contact types and locations lack symmetry with respect to symmetrical test orientations of the screw. passive assembly screw contact state collision detection compliant mechanism Proceedings of the 1999 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences September 12-15,1999, Las Vegas...
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Proc. ASME. IDETC-CIE2000, Volume 7B: 26th Biennial Mechanisms and Robotics Conference, 853-859, September 10–13, 2000
Paper No: DETC2000/MECH-14144
...Abstract Abstract In some applications of compliant mechanisms, the fact that energy is stored in the elastic members presents a problem. For instance, in manually operated instruments, such as surgical forceps, the operating force should preferably be proportional to the gripping force, while...
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Proc. ASME. IDETC-CIE2020, Volume 10: 44th Mechanisms and Robotics Conference (MR), V010T10A003, August 17–19, 2020
Paper No: DETC2020-22100
...Abstract Abstract Compliant mechanisms consist of a monolithic body and obtain motion through elastic deformation. Multiple compliant flexure designs are known but their translational to rotation stiffness ratio is often limited. This work introduces a novel compliant hinge design...
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Proc. ASME. IDETC-CIE2020, Volume 10: 44th Mechanisms and Robotics Conference (MR), V010T10A015, August 17–19, 2020
Paper No: DETC2020-22760
...A METHODOLOGY TO DESIGN A VARIABLE RESISTANCE HAND EXERCISER USING A COMPLIANT MECHANISM Jyothi Komatireddy Graduate Student of Mechanical Engineering Ashok Midha Professor of Mechanical Engineering Vamsi Lodagala, and Pratheek Bagivalu Prasanna Graduate Students of Mechanical Engineering...
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Proc. ASME. IDETC-CIE2012, Volume 6: 1st Biennial International Conference on Dynamics for Design; 14th International Conference on Advanced Vehicle Technologies, 115-124, August 12–15, 2012
Paper No: DETC2012-70502
... hinge shows the least decrease in the supporting stiffnesses of the evaluated hinges. compliant mechanism constrained warping structure optimization large deflection butterfly flexure hinge cross flexure hinge 1 Copyright © 2012 by ASME LARGE STROKE PERFORMANCE OPTIMIZATION OF SPATIAL...
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Proc. ASME. IDETC-CIE2012, Volume 4: 36th Mechanisms and Robotics Conference, Parts A and B, 373-377, August 12–15, 2012
Paper No: DETC2012-71509
... Static balancing is an important contribution to compliant mechanisms enabling low operating force, thus allowing high mechanical efficiency. Preloading is generally needed in statically balanced compliant mechanisms, which at smaller scales presents a significant challenge. Physical handling...
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Proc. ASME. IDETC-CIE2011, Volume 6: 35th Mechanisms and Robotics Conference, Parts A and B, 113-117, August 28–31, 2011
Paper No: DETC2011-47678
..., the curvature can be tuned for better zero stiffness behavior. Further improvements in the concept are considered towards a robust design and reliable prototypes, such as optimization and accurate dimensioning and fabrication. Compliant mechanism Negative stiffness Static balancing Buckling Micro...
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Proc. ASME. IDETC-CIE2010, Volume 2: 34th Annual Mechanisms and Robotics Conference, Parts A and B, 447-454, August 15–18, 2010
Paper No: DETC2010-28406
... 21 03 2011 Compliant mechanisms play an important role in micro mechanical structures for MEMS applications. However, the positive stiffness of these mechanisms remains a significant drawback. This stiffness can be compensated by including a static balancing mechanism (SBM), resulting...
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Proc. ASME. IDETC-CIE2009, Volume 7: 33rd Mechanisms and Robotics Conference, Parts A and B, 233-240, August 30–September 2, 2009
Paper No: DETC2009-86901
...-LINE SHOCK ABSORPTION MECHANISM USING A VISCOELASTIC PSEUDO-RIGID BODY MODEL Carl A. Nelson University of Nebraska-Lincoln Dept. of Mechanical Engineering University of Nebraska Medical Center Dept. of Surgery N104 SEC Lincoln, NE 68588 USA cnelson5@unl.edu Keywords: compliant mechanism, pseudo-rigid...
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Proc. ASME. IDETC-CIE2009, Volume 7: 33rd Mechanisms and Robotics Conference, Parts A and B, 163-170, August 30–September 2, 2009
Paper No: DETC2009-86694
... methods for the case of statically balancing the laparoscopic grasper. It also demonstrates the efficiency of the balancer concept. The proposed procedure is found to be convenient for this set of problems, and can probably be applied to other similar practical problems. Keywords: Compliant mechanism...
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Proc. ASME. IDETC-CIE2009, Volume 7: 33rd Mechanisms and Robotics Conference, Parts A and B, 313-323, August 30–September 2, 2009
Paper No: DETC2009-87451
... APPROACH FOR THE DESIGN OF STATICALLY BALANCED COMPLIANT MECHANISMS Karin Hoetmer, Just L. Herder Delft University of Technology Department of BioMechanical Engineering Mekelweg 2 2628 CD Delft, The Netherlands Email: J.L.Herder@TUDelft.nl Charles J. Kim Bucknell University Department of Mechanical...
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Proc. ASME. IDETC-CIE2007, Volume 8: 31st Mechanisms and Robotics Conference, Parts A and B, 161-170, September 4–7, 2007
Paper No: DETC2007-35535
.... Three nonlinear spring examples, each having uniquely prescribed load-displacement functions including a “J”-shaped, an “S”-shaped, and a constant-force function, generate designs that demonstrate the methodology’s effectiveness in designing nonlinear springs. compliant mechanism nonlinear spring...
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Proc. ASME. IDETC-CIE2004, Volume 2: 28th Biennial Mechanisms and Robotics Conference, Parts A and B, 1311-1322, September 28–October 2, 2004
Paper No: DETC2004-57497
... in topology optimization and compliant mechanism design by proposing an alternative design space parameterization through control points and adding another step to the process, that of subdivision. The control points assist a specific design to be represented as a solid model during the optimization process...
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Proc. ASME. IDETC-CIE2004, Volume 2: 28th Biennial Mechanisms and Robotics Conference, Parts A and B, 1023-1032, September 28–October 2, 2004
Paper No: DETC2004-57403
... 30 06 2008 The paper introduces tape springs as elements of fully compliant mechanisms. The localized folds of tape springs serve as compact revolute joints, with a very small radius and large range of motion, and the unfolded straight segments serve as links. By exploiting a tape...
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Proc. ASME. IDETC-CIE2004, Volume 2: 28th Biennial Mechanisms and Robotics Conference, Parts A and B, 635-643, September 28–October 2, 2004
Paper No: DETC2004-57242
... 30 06 2008 Compliant mechanisms have many advantages over their rigid-body counterparts. One disadvantage however is the fact that motion of the mechanism is associated with elastic energy storage in the compliant parts. This is a problem especially in cases where accurate force...