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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Mech. Des. January 2012, 134(1): 014501.
Published Online: January 4, 2012
... model can be obtained and its accuracy quantified, the designer can then verify design decisions early in the design process. This greatly reduces the risk of creating a failed system design. Unfortunately, determining system model accuracy is a significant challenge. approximation theory...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. June 2011, 133(6): 061002.
Published Online: June 15, 2011
... solutions. In terms of computational cost, the average number of function calls by the two-level MORO, the improved MORO and AA-MORO approaches are 1.06 × 10 6 , 6.54 × 10 4 , and 366, respectively, based on ten GA runs. 11 05 2010 25 03 2011 15 06 2011 15 06 2011 approximation...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. May 2011, 133(5): 051005.
Published Online: June 6, 2011
... x 1 _ 1 and x 1 _ 2 are the copies of x 1 and x 2 , respectively in subsystem 1; c 1 _ 1 is a copy of c 1 in subsystem 1. 08 09 2010 30 03 2011 06 06 2011 06 06 2011 approximation...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. April 2011, 133(4): 041006.
Published Online: May 18, 2011
... the shift conditions, but the sliding one runs in advance or behind with respect to the other in the closing or opening phases, respectively. approximation theory belts motorcycles nonlinear differential equations pulleys torque 09 08 2010 25 02 2011 18 05 2011 Scheme...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. March 2011, 133(3): 031006.
Published Online: March 1, 2011
... approximation theory constraint handling design engineering fatigue optimisation reliability stochastic processes Reliability based design optimization (RBDO) is a procedure that combines two key features of successful simulation-based product development; reliability and optimality. However...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. February 2011, 133(2): 021006.
Published Online: January 31, 2011
... ) . When the design variables vary within this stability variable space S s , the stability is also maintained even if model uncertainty exists. 15 08 2009 24 09 2010 31 01 2011 31 01 2011 approximation theory design engineering eigenvalues and eigenfunctions...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. June 2009, 131(6): 061013.
Published Online: May 21, 2009
... and flexibility in the structure to absorb energy, the constraint on the penetration requires rigidity. Various approaches to crashworthiness design optimization have been proposed in the literature ( 1 2 3 ). approximation theory cellular automata design engineering optimisation response surface...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. June 2009, 131(6): 061007.
Published Online: May 19, 2009
... attention in the search for more practical designs. approximation theory CAD data mining mechanical engineering computing response surface methodology self-organising feature maps 28 06 2008 02 03 2009 19 05 2009 Figure 2 shows a flowchart of the present multi...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mech. Des. May 2008, 130(5): 051402.
Published Online: March 25, 2008
..., some trial and error is required for finding a good value of the step size for practical applications. 13 10 2006 26 06 2007 25 03 2008 approximation theory design engineering parallel programming structural engineering computing When designing complex systems...
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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Mech. Des. November 2007, 129(11): 1191–1197.
Published Online: November 2, 2006
... of the metamorphic palm. 27 10 2005 02 11 2006 approximation theory curve fitting geometry manipulator kinematics position control multifingered robotic hand robotic palm spherical mechanisms metamorphic mechanism geometry analysis synthesis A mechanical palm of a robotic...
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Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Mech. Des. September 2005, 127(5): 851–857.
Published Online: October 8, 2004
..., and associated RBDO reformulations. Through the formalization, their relationships are revealed. Using reported numerical studies, we discuss their numerical efficiency, convergence, and accuracy. 21 06 2004 08 10 2004 design engineering optimisation approximation theory reliability theory...
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Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Mech. Des. September 2003, 125(3): 564–572.
Published Online: September 4, 2003
... in the JOURNAL OF MECHANICAL DESIGN . Manuscript received Nov. 2001; rev. Nov. 2002. Associate Editor: G. S. Chirikjian. 01 Nov 2001 01 Nov 2002 04 09 2003 manipulator kinematics singular value decomposition approximation theory geometry Numerous investigations have been...
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Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Mech. Des. September 2003, 125(3): 533–539.
Published Online: September 4, 2003
... optimisation search problems approximation theory This paper describes the design process for containers that should remain leak-tight for an extended period of time. Stress corrosion cracking (SCC) of containers in the region of their closure-welds presents an important design issue in this case due...
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Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Mech. Des. December 2002, 124(4): 602–608.
Published Online: November 26, 2002
... processes CAD optimal control approximation theory Because of their widespread use in manufacturing, developable surfaces have received considerable attention in the computer-aided design literature. Intuitively, a developable surface can be obtained by twisting and bending a flat surface...
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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Mech. Des. June 2000, 122(2): 232–236.
Published Online: March 1, 2000
...; revised Mar. 2000. Associate Technical Editor: J. Cagan. 01 Jun 1999 01 Mar 2000 design engineering optimisation decision theory approximation theory nonlinear programming Robust Design Multiobjective Optimization Efficient Solutions Utility Function Decision Analysis...