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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, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-2-205-2011,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-2-205-2011, 2011 | 57,391 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, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-3-33-2012,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-3-33-2012, 2012 | 23,817 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, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-3-25-2012,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-3-25-2012, 2012 | 8,117 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, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-3-5-2012,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-3-5-2012, 2012 | 5,972 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, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-4-251-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-4-251-2013, 2013 | 5,115 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, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-3-15-2012,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-3-15-2012, 2012 | 4,557 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, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-3-43-2012,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-3-43-2012, 2012 | 4,457 views
18 Feb 2013
Reaction Null Space of a multibody system with applications in robotics
D. N. Nenchev
Mech. Sci., 4, 97–112, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-4-97-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-4-97-2013, 2013 | 4,241 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, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-3-49-2012,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-3-49-2012, 2012 | 4,174 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, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-2-217-2011,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-2-217-2011, 2011 | 3,861 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, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-4-49-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-4-49-2013, 2013 | 3,794 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, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-3-73-2012,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-3-73-2012, 2012 | 3,657 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, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-4-345-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-4-345-2013, 2013 | 3,427 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, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-4-381-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-4-381-2013, 2013 | 3,329 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, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-4-139-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-4-139-2013, 2013 | 3,123 views
27 Feb 2018
Module-based structure design of wheeled mobile robot
Zirong Luo, Jianzhong Shang, Guowu Wei, and Lei Ren
Mech. Sci., 9, 103–121, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-103-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-103-2018, 2018 | 3,122 views
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06 Mar 2015
Experimental comparison of five friction models on the same test-bed of the micro stick-slip motion system
Y. F. Liu, J. Li, Z. M. Zhang, X. H. Hu, and W. J. Zhang
Mech. Sci., 6, 15–28, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-6-15-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-6-15-2015, 2015 | 3,115 views
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26 Mar 2018
Design and development of a novel monolithic compliant XY stage with centimeter travel range and high payload capacity
Shixun Fan, Hua Liu, and Dapeng Fan
Mech. Sci., 9, 161–176, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-161-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-161-2018, 2018 | 2,941 views
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23 Apr 2018
A Modified Prandtl-Ishlinskii Hysteresis Modeling Method with Load-dependent Delay for Characterizing Magnetostrictive Actuated Systems
Ying Feng, Zhi Li, Subhash Rakheja, and Hui Jiang
Mech. Sci., 9, 177–188, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-177-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-177-2018, 2018 | 2,877 views
06 Jun 2011
On mechanical properties of planar flexure hinges of compliant mechanisms
F. Dirksen and R. Lammering
Mech. Sci., 2, 109–117, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-2-109-2011,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-2-109-2011, 2011 | 2,838 views
24 Apr 2018
Structural analysis of traditional Chinese hidden-keyhole padlocks
Kuo-Hung Hsiao
Mech. Sci., 9, 189–199, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-189-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-189-2018, 2018 | 2,838 views
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02 Mar 2018
Structural integrity investigation for RPV with various cooling water levels under pressurized melting pool
Jianfeng Mao, Yunkai Liu, Shiyi Bao, Lijia Luo, Zhiming Lu, and Zengliang Gao
Mech. Sci., 9, 147–160, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-147-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-147-2018, 2018 | 2,715 views
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04 Jan 2018
Continuous Static Gait with Twisting Trunk of a Metamorphic Quadruped Robot
Chunsong Zhang and Jian S. Dai
Mech. Sci., 9, 1–14, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-1-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-1-2018, 2018 | 2,685 views
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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, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-4-371-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-4-371-2013, 2013 | 2,616 views
28 May 2018
Worm gear efficiency model considering misalignment in electric power steering systems
Seong Han Kim
Mech. Sci., 9, 201–210, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-201-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-201-2018, 2018 | 2,578 views
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08 Jun 2018
Hysteresis analysis of a notched continuum manipulator driven by tendon
Hong-Jian Yu, Wen-Long Yang, Zheng-Xin Yang, Wei Dong, Zhi-Jiang Du, and Zhi-Yuan Yan
Mech. Sci., 9, 211–219, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-211-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-211-2018, 2018 | 2,568 views
07 Feb 2018
Design and evaluation of a continuum robot with extendable balloons
Efe Yamac Yarbasi and Evren Samur
Mech. Sci., 9, 51–60, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-51-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-51-2018, 2018 | 2,534 views
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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, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-4-1-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-4-1-2013, 2013 | 2,532 views
19 Feb 2018
Modelling, simulation and experiment of the spherical flexible joint stiffness
Songyu Li, Liquan Wang, Shaoming Yao, Peng Jia, Feihong Yun, Wenxue Jin, and Dong Lv
Mech. Sci., 9, 81–89, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-81-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-81-2018, 2018 | 2,495 views
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20 Feb 2018
Mechanical behaviour of a creased thin strip
Jie Liu, Shanqing Xu, Guilin Wen, and Yi Min Xie
Mech. Sci., 9, 91–102, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-91-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-91-2018, 2018 | 2,478 views
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27 Feb 2018
Tool selection method based on transfer learning for CNC machines
Jingtao Zhou, Han Zhao, Mingwei Wang, and Bingbo Shi
Mech. Sci., 9, 123–146, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-123-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-123-2018, 2018 | 2,414 views
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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, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-7-69-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-7-69-2016, 2016 | 2,399 views
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20 Jul 2018
Analysis of Burr Formation in Low Speed Micro-milling of Titanium Alloy (Ti-6Al-4V)
Gulfam Ul Rehman, Syed Husain Imran Jaffery, Mushtaq Khan, Liaqat Ali, Ashfaq Khan, and Shahid Ikramullah Butt
Mech. Sci., 9, 231–243, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-231-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-231-2018, 2018 | 2,387 views
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14 Feb 2018
Heat transfer and MHD flow of non-newtonian Maxwell fluid through a parallel plate channel: analytical and numerical solution
Alireza Rahbari, Morteza Abbasi, Iman Rahimipetroudi, Bengt Sundén, Davood Domiri Ganji, and Mehdi Gholami
Mech. Sci., 9, 61–70, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-61-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-61-2018, 2018 | 2,319 views
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28 Aug 2018
Mechatronic design and genetic-algorithm-based MIMO fuzzy control of adjustable-stiffness tendon-driven robot finger
Izzat Al-Darraji, Ali Kılıç, and Sadettin Kapucu
Mech. Sci., 9, 277–296, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-277-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-277-2018, 2018 | 2,308 views
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31 Jan 2018
A self-adjusting stiffness center design for large stroke compliant XY nanomanipulators
Zhiqing Liu, Zhen Zhang, and Peng Yan
Mech. Sci., 9, 41–50, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-41-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-41-2018, 2018 | 2,297 views
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17 Oct 2017
Design and evaluation of a new exoskeleton for gait rehabilitation
Ionut Daniel Geonea and Daniela Tarnita
Mech. Sci., 8, 307–321, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-8-307-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-8-307-2017, 2017 | 2,290 views
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24 Jul 2018
FE analysis of circular CFT columns considering bond-slip effect: A numerical formulation
Ju-Young Hwang and Hyo-Gyoung Kwak
Mech. Sci., 9, 245–257, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-245-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-245-2018, 2018 | 2,268 views
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09 Jan 2018
A novel non-contact measuring system for the thread profile of a ball screw
Leilei Zhao, Hutian Feng, and Qianfeng Rong
Mech. Sci., 9, 15–24, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-15-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-15-2018, 2018 | 2,264 views
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16 Feb 2018
Determining the range of allowable axial force for the third-order Beam Constraint Model
Fulei Ma, Guimin Chen, and Guangbo Hao
Mech. Sci., 9, 71–79, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-71-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-71-2018, 2018 | 2,145 views
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04 Mar 2019
Origami fold states: concept and design tool
Alex Avila, Spencer P. Magleby, Robert J. Lang, and Larry L. Howell
Mech. Sci., 10, 91–105, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-10-91-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-10-91-2019, 2019 | 2,103 views
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17 Jul 2018
A modified ball screw lapping method and optimized lapping factors for ideal surface quality
Leilei Zhao, Hutian Feng, and Jun Jin
Mech. Sci., 9, 221–230, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-221-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-221-2018, 2018 | 2,090 views
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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, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-5-1-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-5-1-2014, 2014 | 2,073 views
15 Aug 2018
Location of unbalance mass and supporting bearing for different type of balance shaft module
Chan-Jung Kim
Mech. Sci., 9, 259–266, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-259-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-259-2018, 2018 | 2,052 views
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02 Sep 2013
Design and optimization of a XY compliant mechanical displacement amplifier
A. Eskandari and P. R. Ouyang
Mech. Sci., 4, 303–310, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-4-303-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-4-303-2013, 2013 | 2,030 views
20 Aug 2018
Posture adjustment of workpiece based on stepwise matching by self-adaptive differential evolution algorithm
Lei Jiang, Yong Li, Yisheng Zou, Kun Tang, Yulong Fu, and Shuwen Ma
Mech. Sci., 9, 267–276, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-267-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-267-2018, 2018 | 2,028 views
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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, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-4-167-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-4-167-2013, 2013 | 2,006 views
22 Jan 2018
Pa2 kinematic bond in translational parallel manipulators
Alfonso Hernández, Erik Macho, Mónica Urízar, Víctor Petuya, and Zhen Zhang
Mech. Sci., 9, 25–39, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-25-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-25-2018, 2018 | 2,002 views
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17 Nov 2016
Development of a solar concentrator with tracking system
Flávia V. Barbosa, João L. Afonso, Filipe B. Rodrigues, and José C. F. Teixeira
Mech. Sci., 7, 233–245, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-7-233-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-7-233-2016, 2016 | 1,975 views
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07 Oct 2015
Thermal analysis of PCM containing heat exchanger enhanced with normal annular fines
M. J. Hosseini, M. Rahimi, and R. Bahrampoury
Mech. Sci., 6, 221–234, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-6-221-2015,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-6-221-2015, 2015 | 1,966 views
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