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Journal Articles
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mechanisms Robotics. February 2021, 13(1): 011017.
Paper No: JMR-19-1365
Published Online: November 13, 2020
... on constrained optimization, this article presents the construction of generalized Miura-ori patterns that can approximate three-dimensional parametric surfaces of varying curvatures while preserving the inherent properties of the standard Miura-ori, including developability, flat foldability, and rigid...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mechanisms Robotics. February 2021, 13(1): 011001.
Paper No: JMR-20-1071
Published Online: August 6, 2020
...N. A. Stravopodis; V. C. Moulianitis This paper proposes a method for optimizing rectilinear tasks on a 3 degrees-of-freedom (DoF) modular serial metamorphic manipulator. The overall experimental process was designed in order for theoretical assumptions and previous experimental results, regarding...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mechanisms Robotics. August 2020, 12(4): 041006.
Paper No: JMR-19-1257
Published Online: March 6, 2020
... and increase the output power efficiency. Therefore, a novel method is proposed to optimize geometrical parameters of the mechanism. To describe the kinematic singularity in a better way, the improved force transmission indexes based on previous methods are proposed using the reciprocal product and mobility...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mechanisms Robotics. December 2019, 11(6): 061006.
Paper No: JMR-19-1167
Published Online: October 9, 2019
... cognates repetitive mechanisms mechanical function generators optimization mechanism design mechanism synthesis theoretical kinematics Modular kinematic of planar mechanisms allows for efficient computer programs to be written using specialized subroutines [ 1 – 18 ]. In the analysis sequence...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mechanisms Robotics. December 2019, 11(6): 060905.
Paper No: JMR-19-1081
Published Online: September 11, 2019
... of this reconfigurable parameter is studied on two different aspects: the mechanism workspace and kinematic performances. Based on these kinematic data, the optimization of a mechanism is performed. The drill motion trajectories are used to evaluate the behavior of the optimized mechanism. It is finally compared...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mechanisms Robotics. December 2019, 11(6): 060901.
Paper No: JMR-19-1090
Published Online: September 10, 2019
... define compliance and reliance in the context of physical human–machine coordination (pHMC) to characterize human responses in a joint object transport task. We apply an optimization framework to explain human intention and behavior. The weighting factor in the optimization problem, lambda (λ...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mechanisms Robotics. August 2015, 7(3): 034501.
Paper No: JMR-13-1108
Published Online: August 1, 2015
... includes a complete planar four-bar displacement model to eliminate circuit defects. adjustable mechanism planar linkage 4-bar mechanism motion generation defect elimination optimization While the objective in motion generation is to calculate the mechanism dimensions required...
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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Mechanisms Robotics. August 2015, 7(3): 034503.
Paper No: JMR-13-1172
Published Online: August 1, 2015
..., the kinematic analysis of the robot is presented. Then, two indices are defined to evaluate the workspaces of the robot. Using these indices, the robot is subsequently optimized. Finally, the performance of the optimized differentially driven robot is compared with fully actuated mechanisms. The results show...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mechanisms Robotics. May 2014, 6(2): 021009.
Paper No: JMR-12-1031
Published Online: March 12, 2014
... March 12, 2014. Assoc. Editor: Kazem Kazerounian. 17 03 2012 11 09 2013 People often complete tasks using one hand for the task and one hand for support. These one-handed support tasks can be found in many different types of jobs, such as automotive assembly jobs. Optimization-based...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mechanisms Robotics. November 2013, 5(4): 041010.
Paper No: JMR-13-1031
Published Online: September 11, 2013
...] Shigley , J. E. , and Uicker , J. J. , 1995 , Theory of Machines and Mechanisms , McGraw Hill , New York . [3] Norton , R. L. , 2002 , Cam Design and Manufacturing Handbook , Industrial Press , New York . [4] Angeles , J. , and Lopez-Cajun , C. S. , 1991 , Optimization...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mechanisms Robotics. November 2011, 3(4): 041009.
Published Online: October 24, 2011
... performances. Therefore, this paper presents an optimization approach to synthesize and improve the dynamical performance of a reactionless three-degree-of-freedom planar mechanism. The three legs of this original mechanism are composed of reactionless four-bar mechanisms dynamically balanced with only one...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mechanisms Robotics. November 2010, 2(4): 041012.
Published Online: October 14, 2010
.... Using the characteristics of order, circuits, branches, and the geometric features of dead-center configurations for Stephenson-II function generators, the constraint equations for avoiding these defects are proposed for the optimal synthesis of Stephenson-II function generators. The synthesized...
Topics: Generators