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Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. February 2021, 143(2): 022001.
Paper No: MD-19-1499
Published Online: August 18, 2020
... based on the proposed locally inferred sensitivity analysis method. Then, based on the improved approximate polynomial chaos expansion, a surrogate model of the product performance and main tolerance variables is established. Finally, the geometric tolerances of the electromechanical products...
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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Mech. Des. February 2020, 142(2): 024502.
Paper No: MD-19-1059
Published Online: October 17, 2019
... of design parameters and determine them in the ORS design process. Therefore, an approach of the combination of the proposed approximate sensitivity analysis (SA) method and the interval multi-objective optimization design is presented to reduce craniocerebral injury and improve ORS protection performance...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. June 2011, 133(6): 061001.
Published Online: June 15, 2011
... subtraction of two near-equal numbers. 19 02 2010 03 01 2011 15 06 2011 15 06 2011 integral equations Monte Carlo methods probability product design quality control reliability sensitivity analysis In any design problem, it is important to define approved allowables...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. February 2011, 133(2): 021003.
Published Online: January 24, 2011
..., the proposed method calculates the component reliability, system reliability, or statistical moments and their sensitivities by applying Monte Carlo simulation to the accurate surrogate model. Since the surrogate model is used, the computational cost for the stochastic sensitivity analysis is affordable...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. November 2010, 132(11): 111007.
Published Online: November 15, 2010
... to a local approach but produces measures or percentage contributions. The HyVar approach is directly comparable to global variation-based approaches. In this paper, the HyVar sensitivity analysis method is developed in the context of a functional based behavioral modeling framework. An example application...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. November 2010, 132(11): 111003.
Published Online: October 20, 2010
... algorithm is used to search the optimum and to avoid the need to choose the initial guess solution and conduct sensitivity analysis. The obtained topology solutions have no point connection, unsmooth boundary, and zigzag member. No post-processing is needed for topology uncertainty caused by point...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. August 2010, 132(8): 081010.
Published Online: August 18, 2010
...J. Hamel; M. Li; S. Azarm Uncertainty in the input parameters to an engineering system may not only degrade the system’s performance but may also cause failure or infeasibility. This paper presents a new sensitivity analysis based approach called design improvement by sensitivity analysis (DISA...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. July 2010, 132(7): 071012.
Published Online: July 7, 2010
...Xianzhen Huang; Yimin Zhang In this paper, a reliability sensitivity analysis methodology for the kinematic accuracy of rack-and-pinion steering linkages (RPSLs) is developed. The direct linearization method is applied to obtain the kinematic accuracy errors of planar linkages due to link-length...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. March 2010, 132(3): 031006.
Published Online: March 22, 2010
...Yu Liu; Xiaolei Yin; Paul Arendt; Wei Chen; Hong-Zhong Huang Statistical sensitivity analysis (SSA) is an effective methodology to examine the impact of variations in model inputs on the variations in model outputs at either a prior or posterior design stage. A hierarchical statistical sensitivity...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. December 2009, 131(12): 121005.
Published Online: November 10, 2009
...Stéphane Caro; Nicolas Binaud; Philippe Wenger This paper deals with the sensitivity analysis of 3-R P R planar parallel manipulators (PPMs). First, the sensitivity coefficients of the pose of the manipulator moving platform to variations in the geometric parameters and in the actuated variables...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. May 2009, 131(5): 051011.
Published Online: April 15, 2009
... optimum point in the design. A sensitivity analysis of various geometric design parameters has been performed using the Monte Carlo simulation technique, in order to see changes in the fatigue life of the bearing. Illustrations show that the multiplier of the logarithmic profile deviation parameter has...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. March 2009, 131(3): 031007.
Published Online: February 5, 2009
...M. Li; N. Williams; S. Azarm Sensitivity analysis has received significant attention in engineering design. While sensitivity analysis methods can be global, taking into account all variations, or local, taking into account small variations, they generally identify which uncertain parameters...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. July 2008, 130(7): 071402.
Published Online: May 19, 2008
...Xiaolei Yin; Wei Chen Statistical sensitivity analysis (SSA) is playing an increasingly important role in engineering design, especially with the consideration of uncertainty. However, it is not straightforward to apply SSA to the design of complex engineering systems due to both computational...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. August 2007, 129(8): 844–851.
Published Online: July 25, 2006
... analysis design engineering eigenvalues and eigenfunctions quality management sensitivity analysis compliant assembly variation propagation Multistation compliant assembly process is one of the most widely used in the automotive, airplane, furniture, and home appliance manufacturing...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. March 2006, 128(2): 403–412.
Published Online: July 8, 2005
... coordinates are statically condensed in order to validate the model. Using eigenvalue sensitivity analysis in terms of the condensed coordinates, the stiffness parameters of the joint virtual springs are adjusted in the experimental configurations until the acceleration frequency response functions (FRFs...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. March 2006, 128(2): 392–402.
Published Online: June 8, 2005
... Manipulator ,” ASME J. Mech. Des. 0161-8458 10.1115/1.1543977 , 125 , pp. 43 – 51 . Han , C. , Kim , J. , Kim , J. , and Park , F. C. , 2002 , “ Kinematic Sensitivity Analysis of the 3-UPU Parallel Mechanism ,” Mech. Mach. Theory 0094-114X 10.1016/S0094-114X(02)00021-6 , 37...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. March 2006, 128(2): 326–336.
Published Online: April 24, 2005
...Huibin Liu; Wei Chen; Agus Sudjianto In this paper, a new Probabilistic Sensitivity Analysis (PSA) approach based on the concept of relative entropy is proposed for design under uncertainty. The relative entropy based method evaluates the impact of a random variable on a design performance...
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Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Mech. Des. January 2005, 127(1): 86–94.
Published Online: March 2, 2005
... . Manuscript received December 22, 2003; revision received April 23, 2004. Associate Editor: D. Kazmer. 22 December 2003 23 April 2004 02 03 2005 manipulators tolerance analysis Jacobian matrices optimisation sensitivity analysis stability Every engineering design...
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Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Mech. Des. May 2004, 126(3): 395–402.
Published Online: October 1, 2003
... October 2003. Associate Editor: J. E. Renaud. 01 April 2003 01 October 2003 design engineering optimisation sensitivity analysis parameter estimation Many real-world engineering design optimization problems have uncontrollable variations (i.e., uncertainties or noise...
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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Mech. Des. September 2003, 125(3): 642–646.
Published Online: September 4, 2003
...Noah D. Manring In this paper, the conical-shaped equivalent model for a bolted joint is considered. In particular, the governing equations for this model are made non-dimensional for the purposes of conducting sensitivity analysis. From this work, a plot of the dimensionless spring-rate...