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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 | 56,906 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 | 23,646 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 | 7,990 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 | 5,827 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 | 4,571 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 | 4,449 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 | 4,115 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 | 3,959 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 | 3,869 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 | 3,602 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 | 3,369 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 | 3,280 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 | 2,658 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 | 2,606 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 | 2,559 views
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 | 2,437 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 | 2,429 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, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-4-371-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-4-371-2013, 2013 | 2,392 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 | 2,279 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 | 2,214 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 | 2,116 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 | 2,088 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 | 2,073 views
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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 | 2,062 views
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 | 2,021 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 | 1,935 views
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 | 1,927 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 | 1,918 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, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-4-167-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-4-167-2013, 2013 | 1,866 views
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 | 1,832 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 | 1,818 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 | 1,804 views
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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, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-2-157-2011,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-2-157-2011, 2011 | 1,767 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 | 1,741 views
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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, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-5-17-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-5-17-2014, 2014 | 1,718 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, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-5-7-2014,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-5-7-2014, 2014 | 1,715 views
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 | 1,704 views
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02 May 2013
ROBOTRAN: a powerful symbolic gnerator of multibody models
N. Docquier, A. Poncelet, and P. Fisette
Mech. Sci., 4, 199-219, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-4-199-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-4-199-2013, 2013 | 1,700 views
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 | 1,688 views
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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, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-4-279-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-4-279-2013, 2013 | 1,681 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 | 1,675 views
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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, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-3-63-2012,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-3-63-2012, 2012 | 1,666 views
13 Jan 2012
Short Communication: Flexure delicacies
S. Henein
Mech. Sci., 3, 1-4, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-3-1-2012,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-3-1-2012, 2012 | 1,607 views
01 Oct 2013
Designing hybrid flexure systems and elements using Freedom and Constraint Topologies
J. B. Hopkins
Mech. Sci., 4, 319-331, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-4-319-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-4-319-2013, 2013 | 1,600 views
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 | 1,576 views
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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, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-4-79-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-4-79-2013, 2013 | 1,570 views
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 | 1,562 views
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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, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-4-333-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-4-333-2013, 2013 | 1,558 views
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 | 1,558 views
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19 Feb 2013
Analysis of servo-constraint problems for underactuated multibody systems
R. Seifried and W. Blajer
Mech. Sci., 4, 113-129, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-4-113-2013,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-4-113-2013, 2013 | 1,554 views
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