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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. January 2012, 134(1): 011009.
Published Online: January 5, 2012
... static aeroelasticity experimental aeroelasticity bending divergence forward-swept wing compliant airfoils and morphing aerodynamics aerospace components aircraft testing design engineering elastic deformation elasticity finite element analysis structural engineering wind tunnels...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. November 2011, 133(11): 111005.
Published Online: November 11, 2011
... kinetic energy, inspired by the fractal geometry. energy harvesting multifrequency structures fractal geometry piezoelectric kinetic energy cantilevers energy harvesting fractals geometry iterative methods plates (structures) structural engineering 14 10 2010 22 08...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Mech. Des. November 2011, 133(11): 114502.
Published Online: November 11, 2011
... element analysis thinning reduction aluminium beverages cans design engineering forming processes optimisation sheet metal processing shells (structures) structural engineering 14 01 2011 02 09 2011 11 11 2011 11 11 2011 2011 American Society of Mechanical...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Mech. Des. October 2011, 133(10): 104503.
Published Online: October 18, 2011
... structural engineering In this work, attempts are made to give a review about the research results on the integrated layout design of multicomponent systems. Main techniques concerning the packing optimization, design approaches, and their extensions are presented. Actually, the integrated optimization...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Mech. Des. September 2011, 133(9): 094503.
Published Online: September 9, 2011
... increase. 24 11 2010 03 07 2011 09 09 2011 09 09 2011 aircraft failure (mechanical) fatigue finite element analysis insulated gate bipolar transistors Monte Carlo methods power semiconductor switches probability reliability solders statistical analysis structural...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. July 2011, 133(7): 071009.
Published Online: July 19, 2011
... (proportional to the tower’s weight) at the tower’s base. This force acts only if the tower goes forwards and is null if the tower stops. ropes structural engineering wheels Siege towers represent one of the most interesting war machines of the past. One of the most ancient examples...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. March 2011, 133(3): 031004.
Published Online: March 1, 2011
... Bayes’ rule, three cross-scale information assimilation approaches that incorporate uncertainty propagation are also developed. 27 04 2010 23 01 2011 01 03 2011 01 03 2011 Bayes methods hidden Markov models probability structural engineering Multiscale systems...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. January 2011, 133(1): 011008.
Published Online: January 6, 2011
... 01 2011 cantilevers design engineering genetic algorithms geometry Pareto optimisation structural engineering topology Most structural products such as automotive bodies have complex geometry to meet customer’s demand of high functionality, aesthetic appeal with enhanced...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. November 2010, 132(11): 111003.
Published Online: October 20, 2010
... genetic algorithms sensitivity analysis stress analysis structural engineering topology The topology of a compliant mechanism is about its material layout. To optimize the topology of a compliant mechanism, its design domain first needs to be discretized. There are two ways to conduct...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. September 2010, 132(9): 091003.
Published Online: September 16, 2010
... 2010 16 09 2010 16 09 2010 design engineering structural engineering town and country planning For creating sustainable complex systems, it is important to take an integrated, multidomain design approach. In large-scale complex systems, a number of subsystems (often also...
Topics: Cycles, Design
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. June 2010, 132(6): 061006.
Published Online: May 25, 2010
... 2010 25 05 2010 25 05 2010 design finite element analysis optimisation structural engineering topology A material layout problem alludes to generating designs with optimal material distribution in a given domain. The objective can be to maximize the mean compliance...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. May 2010, 132(5): 051003.
Published Online: April 29, 2010
... theory springs (mechanical) statistical distributions structural engineering suspensions (mechanical components) Bayesian approach reliability analysis epistemic uncertainty Kriging dimension reduction method pigtail spring side load In the design of structural systems, reliability...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. November 2009, 131(11): 111001.
Published Online: October 6, 2009
... engineering finite element analysis genetic algorithms sensors structural engineering 16 10 2007 18 04 2009 06 10 2009 2009 American Society of Mechanical Engineers ...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. September 2009, 131(9): 091011.
Published Online: August 19, 2009
...Carmen Torres-Sanchez; Jonathan R. Corney The design of multifunctional materials offers great potential for numerous applications in areas ranging from biomaterial science to structural engineering. Functionally graded microstructures (e.g., polymeric foams) are those whose porosity (i.e., ratio...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. September 2009, 131(9): 091009.
Published Online: August 18, 2009
... planform area changes. The proposed contact-aided cellular mechanism can be designed for such a morphing aircraft skin. 04 12 2008 23 04 2009 18 08 2009 aerospace components aircraft bending finite element analysis mechanical contact structural engineering Morphing...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. September 2009, 131(9): 091008.
Published Online: August 18, 2009
... excitation level exceeded 0.1 g. Power density and specific power of the energy harvesting device for different excitation levels 22 12 2008 26 05 2009 18 08 2009 accelerometers beams (structures) cantilevers condition monitoring energy harvesting structural...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. July 2009, 131(7): 071006.
Published Online: June 24, 2009
... flexible structures graph theory structural engineering In the second step of mechanization, additional links are added to the chain of m segments in order to reduce the mechanism’s number of DOFs. The overall objective is to minimize the number of DOFs while producing a shape-change...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. May 2009, 131(5): 051007.
Published Online: April 6, 2009
... Carlo methods optimisation probability reliability structural engineering vehicle dynamics vibrations 06 02 2008 21 01 2009 06 04 2009 Computational cost of deterministic re-analysis and NASTRAN for a MC simulation A test design is considered with all five...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. May 2009, 131(5): 051002.
Published Online: April 3, 2009
... the optimization process. The optimization problem is solved by the MATLAB constrained nonlinear programming algorithm. cantilevers finite element analysis flexible structures nonlinear programming structural engineering Compliant mechanisms are synthesized for specific purposes. Design objectives...