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Journal Articles
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Mech. Des. December 2011, 133(12): 124501.
Published Online: December 9, 2011
...I. T. Watson; B. Gangadhara Prusty; J. Olsen; D. Farrell The Thompson coupling is a relatively recent design of constant-velocity coupling, that is, principally based on the double Cardan mechanism. An extra mechanism comprising a spherical pantograph serves to align the intermediate shaft...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. September 2011, 133(9): 091009.
Published Online: September 15, 2011
... couplings decision making decision theory design engineering failure analysis kinematics shear modulus linkage selection ranking criteria path generating mechanisms evaluation methods decision matrix partially compliant mechanisms From a set of monolithic, partially compliant...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. May 2011, 133(5): 051001.
Published Online: June 2, 2011
..., the mobility change is in type 4-3 with 3R1T-3R. couplings joining materials manipulator kinematics reconfigurable limb synthesis geometric constraint topology configuration mobility change parallel mechanism metamorphic mechanism twist screw system A parallel mechanism represented...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. March 2011, 133(3): 031001.
Published Online: February 22, 2011
... across surfaces of small curvature, reduced forces on constraining members, and no-slip pure rolling provided by either connecting links or flexures, without the need for gear teeth or friction. 30 12 2009 01 01 2011 22 02 2011 22 02 2011 couplings kinematics mechanical...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. December 2010, 132(12): 121004.
Published Online: November 23, 2010
... ) and a simple (beam-like) FEM model of the chain (see Fig. 12 ) with the aim of estimating the tensile force distribution among the links belonging to the same pattern. Hence, we have been able to predict the tensile force on the gauged link and compare our predictions with experiments. Each pin-strip couple...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. August 2010, 132(8): 081003.
Published Online: July 21, 2010
... couplings polynomials shafts 01 11 2009 20 05 2010 21 07 2010 21 07 2010 For the task points given in Table 3 , we obtained 47 pairs of linkages. Six of them do not have a branch defect, which are shown in Fig. 7 . Sample design points picked on f ( x , y...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. July 2010, 132(7): 071012.
Published Online: July 7, 2010
... method proposed in this paper has considerably high accuracy for reliability sensitive analysis of the RPSL with respect to the standard deviations of the random variables. 02 09 2009 26 03 2010 07 07 2010 07 07 2010 couplings linearisation techniques reliability...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. January 2010, 132(1): 011002.
Published Online: December 9, 2009
... couplings design engineering optimisation High-speed linkages exert fluctuating inertia forces and moments on their supporting frame. Counterweight (CW) addition constitutes a classical approach to suppress the resulting frame vibration by reducing or eliminating the resultant force ( shaking...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. December 2009, 131(12): 121006.
Published Online: November 12, 2009
... sacrifice of mechanism performance. 03 12 2008 14 10 2009 12 11 2009 12 11 2009 beams (structures) couplings design engineering elastic deformation optimisation topology design optimization compliant mechanism reconfigurable mechanism Topology optimization...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Mech. Des. November 2009, 131(11): 114503.
Published Online: October 13, 2009
... kinematic chain and Fig. 2b is its conventional bicolor topological graph. 11 01 2009 02 09 2009 13 10 2009 cams (mechanical) couplings graph theory kinematics kinematic chain unified topological model multiple joint kinematic chain geared (cam) kinematic chains...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. October 2009, 131(10): 101002.
Published Online: September 2, 2009
... by a P or H joint. A numerical method is given to find the ACs, and is illustrated with several examples. 21 07 2007 10 03 2009 02 09 2009 assembling couplings An assembly configuration (AC), or a circuit, of a mechanism is a set of contiguous positions that the mechanism...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Design Innovations
J. Mech. Des. July 2009, 131(7): 075001.
Published Online: May 27, 2009
... and spiral linkages were also investigated. It was shown that the spherical parallelogram mechanisms with spiral linkages may be used for grasping objects. 10 04 2008 22 03 2009 27 05 2009 couplings design engineering grippers gripper spherical mechanism parallelogram...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. May 2009, 131(5): 051004.
Published Online: April 3, 2009
... , Vol. I , 3rd ed. , VDI , Dusseldorf, Germany . Dijksman , E. A. , 1976 , Motion Geometry of Mechanisms , Cambridge University Press , London . bars couplings design engineering kinematics springs (mechanical) vectors static balance zero free-length spring planar...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. February 2009, 131(2): 021004.
Published Online: January 6, 2009
... in each bolt that would be necessary to achieve the desired level of uniform clamp load in the joint at the initial assembly. 01 03 2007 12 11 2008 06 01 2009 couplings elasticity fasteners elastic interaction clamp load loss gasketed bolted joints flanged connections...
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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Mech. Des. January 2009, 131(1): 014502.
Published Online: December 16, 2008
... of fixed pivots corresponding to ordered dyads that collapse to a single point on the center point curve can be identified. 17 10 2007 18 09 2008 16 12 2008 blades couplings Linkage synthesis techniques can produce unacceptable solutions that suffer from circuit defects...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. January 2009, 131(1): 011014.
Published Online: December 16, 2008
... 02 2008 23 09 2008 16 12 2008 bending couplings finite element analysis manipulators Flexure-jointed mechanisms ( 1 ) have been widely utilized in precision positioning and manipulation devices ( 2 ), such as for pattern alignment in semiconductor fabrication, micro...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. January 2009, 131(1): 011015.
Published Online: December 16, 2008
...Abdullah F. Al-Dwairi Planar drag-link mechanism is a Grashofian four-bar chain with the shortest link fixed. In practice, the mechanism is used as a coupling between two shafts to convert uniform rotation of the driving shaft into a nonuniform rotation of the driven shaft. The nonuniformity...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. January 2009, 131(1): 011009.
Published Online: December 15, 2008
... demonstrate the viability of the design methodology. 21 08 2007 24 09 2008 15 12 2008 actuators bars chains convex programming couplings design engineering vibrations mechanism design convex programming vibration parallel mechanism The sources of mechanism...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. January 2009, 131(1): 011004.
Published Online: December 11, 2008
... Ravigneaux gear mechanism could reach six forward speeds at most, and only a particular set of speed ratios is practical for use. 29 03 2008 24 07 2008 11 12 2008 clutches couplings design engineering gears power transmission (mechanical) automatic transmission epicyclic...
Topics: Gears, Design
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. September 2008, 130(9): 092303.
Published Online: August 11, 2008
... couplings Linkage mobility often refers to continuity, smoothness, input full rotatability, or the order or path of motion. For four-bar linkages, the Grashof criterion offered a simple solution to predict the full rotation of the input and output links and the other mobility issues were...
Topics: Linkages