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Future directions in compliant mechanisms
Editor(s): J. Herder, C. Kim, N. Tolou, J. A. Gallego Sánchez, and S. Awtar More information

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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, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-3-85-2012,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-3-85-2012, 2012
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
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
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
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
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
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
17 Oct 2011
Basic principles and aims of model order reduction in compliant mechanisms
M. Rösner and R. Lammering
Mech. Sci., 2, 197-204, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-2-197-2011,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-2-197-2011, 2011
29 Aug 2011
ADLIF: a new large-displacement beam-based flexure joint
X. Pei and J. Yu
Mech. Sci., 2, 183-188, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-2-183-2011,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-2-183-2011, 2011
22 Aug 2011
Robust design of large-displacement compliant mechanisms
B. S. Lazarov, M. Schevenels, and O. Sigmund
Mech. Sci., 2, 175-182, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-2-175-2011,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-2-175-2011, 2011
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, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-2-169-2011,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-2-169-2011, 2011
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
05 Jul 2011
Design and principles of an innovative compliant fast tool servo for precision engineering
H. Li, R. Ibrahim, and K. Cheng
Mech. Sci., 2, 139-146, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-2-139-2011,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-2-139-2011, 2011
15 Jun 2011
Fabrication of compliant mechanisms on the mesoscale
G. R. Hayes, M. I. Frecker, and J. H. Adair
Mech. Sci., 2, 129-137, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-2-129-2011,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-2-129-2011, 2011
14 Jun 2011
Compliant mechanisms for an active cardiac stabilizer: lessons and new requirements in the design of a novel surgical tool
L. Rubbert, P. Renaud, W. Bachta, and J. Gangloff
Mech. Sci., 2, 119-127, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-2-119-2011,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-2-119-2011, 2011
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
10 May 2011
Concept of modular flexure-based mechanisms for ultra-high precision robot design
M. Richard and R. Clavel
Mech. Sci., 2, 99-107, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-2-99-2011,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-2-99-2011, 2011
10 May 2011
Level set-based topology optimisation of a compliant mechanism design using mathematical programming
M. Otomori, T. Yamada, K. Izui, and S. Nishiwaki
Mech. Sci., 2, 91-98, https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-2-91-2011,https://doi.org/10.5194/ms-2-91-2011, 2011
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