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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 | 1,540 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 | 1,489 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 | 1,429 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 | 1,418 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 | 1,391 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 | 1,379 views
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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 | 1,312 views
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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 | 1,188 views
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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 | 1,161 views
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28 Sep 2018
The nonlinear vibrations of orthogonal mechanism of vibrating table in view of friction
Zharilkassin Iskakov, Kuatbay Bissembayev, and Nutpulla Jamalov
Mech. Sci., 9, 307-325, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-307-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-307-2018, 2018 | 926 views
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05 Oct 2018
Novel compliant wiper mechanism
Raşit Karakuş and Engin Tanık
Mech. Sci., 9, 327-336, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-327-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-327-2018, 2018 | 885 views
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10 Oct 2018
Study on the large-displacement behaviour of a spiral spring with variations of cross-section, orthotropy and prestress
Giuseppe Radaelli and Just L. Herder
Mech. Sci., 9, 337-348, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-337-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-337-2018, 2018 | 884 views
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24 Sep 2018
Solution Region Synthesis Methodology of RCCC Linkages for Four Poses
Jianyou Han and Yang Cao
Mech. Sci., 9, 297-305, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-297-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-297-2018, 2018 | 871 views
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08 Nov 2018
A new manual wheelchair propulsion system with self-locking capability on ramps
Gaspar Rodríguez Jiménez, David Rodríguez Salgado, Francisco Javier Alonso, and José María del Castillo
Mech. Sci., 9, 359-371, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-359-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-359-2018, 2018 | 713 views
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20 Nov 2018
Kinematic analysis and optimization of a planar parallel compliant mechanism for self-alignment knee exoskeleton
Yijun Niu, Zhibin Song, and Jiansheng Dai
Mech. Sci., 9, 405-416, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-405-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-405-2018, 2018 | 624 views
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21 Nov 2018
Design and optimization of full decoupled micro/nano-positioning stage based on mathematical calculation
Zhigang Wu, Yangmin Li, and Min Hu
Mech. Sci., 9, 417-429, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-417-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-417-2018, 2018 | 609 views
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01 Nov 2018
The computation of bending eigenfrequencies of single-walled carbon nanotubes based on the nonlocal theory
Jozef Bocko, Pavol Lengvarský, Róbert Huňady, and Juraj Šarloši
Mech. Sci., 9, 349-358, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-349-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-349-2018, 2018 | 605 views
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20 Nov 2018
detasFLEX – A computational design tool for the analysis of various notch flexure hinges based on non-linear modeling
Stefan Henning, Sebastian Linß, and Lena Zentner
Mech. Sci., 9, 389-404, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-389-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-389-2018, 2018 | 551 views
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16 Nov 2018
Rotational Constraint between Beams in 3-D Space
Hamid Reza Motamedian and Artem Kulachenko
Mech. Sci., 9, 373-387, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-373-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-9-373-2018, 2018 | 513 views
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07 Jan 2019
Mechanism design and analysis of a proposed wheelchair-exoskeleton hybrid robot for assisting human movement
Zhibin Song, Chuanyin Tian, and Jian S. Dai
Mech. Sci., 10, 11-24, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-10-11-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-10-11-2019, 2019 | 155 views
07 Jan 2019
Design and hardware selection for a bicycle simulator
Georgios Dialynas, Riender Happee, and Arend L. Schwab
Mech. Sci., 10, 1-10, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-10-1-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-10-1-2019, 2019 | 145 views
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11 Jan 2019
Compact design of a novel precise cable drive mechanism with high precision and large torque-to-weight ratio
Xin Xie, Xianliang Jiang, Shixun Fan, and Dapeng Fan
Mech. Sci., 10, 47-56, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-10-47-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-10-47-2019, 2019 | 117 views
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10 Jan 2019
Solution-region-based synthesis approach for selecting optimal four-bar linkages with the Ball–Burmester point
Lairong Yin, Long Huang, Juan Huang, Lei Tian, and Fangyi Li
Mech. Sci., 10, 25-33, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-10-25-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-10-25-2019, 2019 | 108 views
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10 Jan 2019
Use of mixed coordinates in modeling wind turbines including tubular tower
Ayman Nada and Ali Al-Shahrani
Mech. Sci., 10, 35-46, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-10-35-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-10-35-2019, 2019 | 96 views
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