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20 Oct 2011
Compliant space mechanisms: a new frontier for compliant mechanisms
R. M. Fowler, L. L. Howell, and S. P. Magleby
Mech. Sci., 2, 205-215, doi:10.5194/ms-2-205-2011, 2011 | 55,829 views
09 May 2012
Finite element thermal analysis of the fusion welding of a P92 steel pipe
A. H. Yaghi, D. W. J. Tanner, T. H. Hyde, A. A. Becker, and W. Sun
Mech. Sci., 3, 33-42, doi:10.5194/ms-3-33-2012, 2012 | 22,840 views
12 Apr 2012
Understanding the drivers for the development of design rules for the synthesis of cylindrical flexures
M. J. Telleria and M. L. Culpepper
Mech. Sci., 3, 25-32, doi:10.5194/ms-3-25-2012, 2012 | 7,493 views
18 Jan 2012
Modeling of a compliant joint in a Magnetic Levitation System for an endoscopic camera
M. Simi, N. Tolou, P. Valdastri, J. L. Herder, A. Menciassi, and P. Dario
Mech. Sci., 3, 5-14, doi:10.5194/ms-3-5-2012, 2012 | 5,158 views
28 Mar 2012
Building block method: a bottom-up modular synthesis methodology for distributed compliant mechanisms
G. Krishnan, C. Kim, and S. Kota
Mech. Sci., 3, 15-23, doi:10.5194/ms-3-15-2012, 2012 | 4,060 views
18 Feb 2013
Reaction Null Space of a multibody system with applications in robotics
D. N. Nenchev
Mech. Sci., 4, 97-112, doi:10.5194/ms-4-97-2013, 2013 | 3,626 views
01 Jul 2013
Gantry crane control of a double-pendulum, distributed-mass load, using mechanical wave concepts
W. O'Connor and H. Habibi
Mech. Sci., 4, 251-261, doi:10.5194/ms-4-251-2013, 2013 | 3,459 views
12 Jul 2012
Review article: locomotion systems for ground mobile robots in unstructured environments
L. Bruzzone and G. Quaglia
Mech. Sci., 3, 49-62, doi:10.5194/ms-3-49-2012, 2012 | 2,984 views
15 Oct 2013
New empirical stiffness equations for corner-filleted flexure hinges
Q. Meng, Y. Li, and J. Xu
Mech. Sci., 4, 345-356, doi:10.5194/ms-4-345-2013, 2013 | 2,745 views
12 Feb 2013
CHRONO: a parallel multi-physics library for rigid-body, flexible-body, and fluid dynamics
H. Mazhar, T. Heyn, A. Pazouki, D. Melanz, A. Seidl, A. Bartholomew, A. Tasora, and D. Negrut
Mech. Sci., 4, 49-64, doi:10.5194/ms-4-49-2013, 2013 | 2,671 views
22 Jun 2012
New multiphase choke correlations for a high flow rate Iranian oil field
M. Safar Beiranvand, P. Mohammadmoradi, B. Aminshahidy, B. Fazelabdolabadi, and S. Aghahoseini
Mech. Sci., 3, 43-47, doi:10.5194/ms-3-43-2012, 2012 | 2,559 views
12 Dec 2011
Identifying links between origami and compliant mechanisms
H. C. Greenberg, M. L. Gong, S. P. Magleby, and L. L. Howell
Mech. Sci., 2, 217-225, doi:10.5194/ms-2-217-2011, 2011 | 2,117 views
06 Jun 2011
On mechanical properties of planar flexure hinges of compliant mechanisms
F. Dirksen and R. Lammering
Mech. Sci., 2, 109-117, doi:10.5194/ms-2-109-2011, 2011 | 2,096 views
31 Jan 2013
Evolution of the DeNOC-based dynamic modelling for multibody systems
S. K. Saha, S. V. Shah, and P. V. Nandihal
Mech. Sci., 4, 1-20, doi:10.5194/ms-4-1-2013, 2013 | 2,022 views
26 Feb 2013
A new variable stiffness suspension system: passive case
O. M. Anubi, D. R. Patel, and C. D. Crane III
Mech. Sci., 4, 139-151, doi:10.5194/ms-4-139-2013, 2013 | 1,884 views
02 Sep 2013
Design and optimization of a XY compliant mechanical displacement amplifier
A. Eskandari and P. R. Ouyang
Mech. Sci., 4, 303-310, doi:10.5194/ms-4-303-2013, 2013 | 1,573 views
15 Nov 2013
Origami-like creases in sheet materials for compliant mechanism design
K. C. Francis, J. E. Blanch, S. P. Magleby, and L. L. Howell
Mech. Sci., 4, 371-380, doi:10.5194/ms-4-371-2013, 2013 | 1,515 views
02 Jan 2014
Devices for accurate placement of epidural Tuohy needle for Anaesthesia administration
N. Vaughan, V. N. Dubey, M. Y. K. Wee, and R. Isaacs
Mech. Sci., 5, 1-6, doi:10.5194/ms-5-1-2014, 2014 | 1,498 views
15 Jan 2014
Design, prototyping, and evaluation of a collapsible device for single-operator sheathing of ultrasound probes
S. A. Lopez, L. R. Hernley, E. N. Bearrick, L. M. Tanenbaum, M. A. C. Thomas, T. A. Toussaint, J. J. Romano, N. C. Hanumara, and A. H. Slocum
Mech. Sci., 5, 7-13, doi:10.5194/ms-5-7-2014, 2014 | 1,336 views
02 Dec 2013
Monolithic 2 DOF fully compliant space pointing mechanism
E. G. Merriam, J. E. Jones, S. P. Magleby, and L. L. Howell
Mech. Sci., 4, 381-390, doi:10.5194/ms-4-381-2013, 2013 | 1,295 views
02 May 2013
ROBOTRAN: a powerful symbolic gnerator of multibody models
N. Docquier, A. Poncelet, and P. Fisette
Mech. Sci., 4, 199-219, doi:10.5194/ms-4-199-2013, 2013 | 1,282 views
01 Aug 2013
A novel director-based Bernoulli–Euler beam finite element in absolute nodal coordinate formulation free of geometric singularities
P. G. Gruber, K. Nachbagauer, Y. Vetyukov, and J. Gerstmayr
Mech. Sci., 4, 279-289, doi:10.5194/ms-4-279-2013, 2013 | 1,252 views
16 Apr 2013
Prediction of railway induced ground vibration through multibody and finite element modelling
G. Kouroussis and O. Verlinden
Mech. Sci., 4, 167-183, doi:10.5194/ms-4-167-2013, 2013 | 1,241 views
12 Dec 2014
A function for characterizing complete kinetostatic behaviors of compliant bistable mechanisms
G. Li and G. Chen
Mech. Sci., 5, 67-78, doi:10.5194/ms-5-67-2014, 2014 | 1,208 views
01 Oct 2013
Designing hybrid flexure systems and elements using Freedom and Constraint Topologies
J. B. Hopkins
Mech. Sci., 4, 319-331, doi:10.5194/ms-4-319-2013, 2013 | 1,206 views
13 Jan 2012
Short Communication: Flexure delicacies
S. Henein
Mech. Sci., 3, 1-4, doi:10.5194/ms-3-1-2012, 2012 | 1,200 views
07 Mar 2016
Towards developing product applications of thick origami using the offset panel technique
Michael R. Morgan, Robert J. Lang, Spencer P. Magleby, and Larry L. Howell
Mech. Sci., 7, 69-77, doi:10.5194/ms-7-69-2016, 2016 | 1,196 views
04 Aug 2011
Review Article: Inventory of platforms towards the design of a statically balanced six degrees of freedom compliant precision stage
A. G. Dunning, N. Tolou, and J. L. Herder
Mech. Sci., 2, 157-168, doi:10.5194/ms-2-157-2011, 2011 | 1,195 views
05 Dec 2012
A statically balanced and bi-stable compliant end effector combined with a laparoscopic 2DoF robotic arm
J. Lassooij, N. Tolou, G. Tortora, S. Caccavaro, A. Menciassi, and J. L. Herder
Mech. Sci., 3, 85-93, doi:10.5194/ms-3-85-2012, 2012 | 1,165 views
03 Feb 2014
Low-cost assessment tools for the development of psychomotor competency in procedural surgical skills
A. Doud, R. Dockter, D. Vetter, J. Rana, M. Koester, Z. Rzeszutek, and J. Hjaltason
Mech. Sci., 5, 17-19, doi:10.5194/ms-5-17-2014, 2014 | 1,161 views
17 Jul 2013
Type synthesis of freedom and constraint elements for design of flexure mechanisms
H.-J. Su and C. Yue
Mech. Sci., 4, 263-277, doi:10.5194/ms-4-263-2013, 2013 | 1,155 views
19 Feb 2013
Analysis of servo-constraint problems for underactuated multibody systems
R. Seifried and W. Blajer
Mech. Sci., 4, 113-129, doi:10.5194/ms-4-113-2013, 2013 | 1,144 views
14 Feb 2013
Geometrically exact Cosserat rods with Kelvin–Voigt type viscous damping
J. Linn, H. Lang, and A. Tuganov
Mech. Sci., 4, 79-96, doi:10.5194/ms-4-79-2013, 2013 | 1,110 views
01 Nov 2012
Modelling and experimental investigation of process parameters in WEDM of WC-5.3 % Co using response surface methodology
K. Jangra and S. Grover
Mech. Sci., 3, 63-72, doi:10.5194/ms-3-63-2012, 2012 | 1,099 views
04 Dec 2012
Dynamics of a gravity car race with application to the Pinewood Derby
B. P. Mann, M. M. Gibbs, and S. M. Sah
Mech. Sci., 3, 73-84, doi:10.5194/ms-3-73-2012, 2012 | 1,089 views
15 Aug 2013
Towards the design of monolithic decoupled XYZ compliant parallel mechanisms for multi-function applications
G. Hao
Mech. Sci., 4, 291-302, doi:10.5194/ms-4-291-2013, 2013 | 1,044 views
11 Oct 2013
Experimental investigation of water droplets' behavior in dielectric medium: the effect of an applied D.C. electric field
H. Bararnia and D. D. Ganji
Mech. Sci., 4, 333-344, doi:10.5194/ms-4-333-2013, 2013 | 1,032 views
22 Aug 2011
Robust design of large-displacement compliant mechanisms
B. S. Lazarov, M. Schevenels, and O. Sigmund
Mech. Sci., 2, 175-182, doi:10.5194/ms-2-175-2011, 2011 | 1,026 views
26 Jul 2011
Study of design parameters for squeeze film air journal bearing – excitation frequency and amplitude
C. Wang and Y. H. J. Au
Mech. Sci., 2, 147-155, doi:10.5194/ms-2-147-2011, 2011 | 1,015 views
28 May 2013
Internal redundancy: an approach to improve the dynamic parameters around sharp corners
S. S. Parsa, J. A. Carretero, and R. Boudreau
Mech. Sci., 4, 233-242, doi:10.5194/ms-4-233-2013, 2013 | 1,013 views
29 Aug 2011
ADLIF: a new large-displacement beam-based flexure joint
X. Pei and J. Yu
Mech. Sci., 2, 183-188, doi:10.5194/ms-2-183-2011, 2011 | 991 views
12 Feb 2013
Algebraic analysis of kinematics of multibody systems
S. Piipponen and J. Tuomela
Mech. Sci., 4, 33-47, doi:10.5194/ms-4-33-2013, 2013 | 991 views
22 Dec 2010
From flapping wings to underactuated fingers and beyond: a broad look to self-adaptive mechanisms
L. Birglen
Mech. Sci., 1, 5-12, doi:10.5194/ms-1-5-2010, 2010 | 986 views
13 Feb 2013
Flexible joints in structural and multibody dynamics
O. A. Bauchau and S. Han
Mech. Sci., 4, 65-77, doi:10.5194/ms-4-65-2013, 2013 | 956 views
16 Aug 2011
Fully-compliant statically-balanced mechanisms without prestressing assembly: concepts and case studies
G. Chen and S. Zhang
Mech. Sci., 2, 169-174, doi:10.5194/ms-2-169-2011, 2011 | 952 views
01 Nov 2013
On understanding of design problem formulation for compliant mechanisms through topology optimization
L. Cao, A. Dolovich, and W. J. Zhang
Mech. Sci., 4, 357-369, doi:10.5194/ms-4-357-2013, 2013 | 950 views
06 Aug 2014
A novel self-aligning mechanism to decouple force and torques for a planar exoskeleton joint
J. F. Schorsch, A. Q. L. Keemink, A. H. A. Stienen, F. C. T. van der Helm, and D. A. Abbink
Mech. Sci., 5, 29-35, doi:10.5194/ms-5-29-2014, 2014 | 922 views
24 Apr 2013
Dynamic modelling of a 3-CPU parallel robot via screw theory
L. Carbonari, M. Battistelli, M. Callegari, and M.-C. Palpacelli
Mech. Sci., 4, 185-197, doi:10.5194/ms-4-185-2013, 2013 | 907 views
16 Sep 2013
Simplified PRBMs of spatial compliant multi-beam modules for planar motion
G. Hao
Mech. Sci., 4, 311-318, doi:10.5194/ms-4-311-2013, 2013 | 882 views
08 Feb 2011
The use of underactuation in prosthetic grasping
P. J. Kyberd, A. Clawson, and B. Jones
Mech. Sci., 2, 27-32, doi:10.5194/ms-2-27-2011, 2011 | 882 views
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