eBook The 11th IFToMM International Symposium on Science of Mechanisms and Machines, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 3319018450
  • ISBN-13: 9783319018454
  • DDC: 621
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 550 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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The general topic of the symposium follows mechanisms development through all stages of conception, modeling, analysis, synthesis and control to advanced product design. This volume brings together the latest results in the field and celebrates a series of conferences that has been running for 40 years. The contributors and the editor are world leaders in their field.  

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Scientific Program Committee.
1: Mechanism Design for Robots.
2: A New Algorithm for an Efficient Stabilized Index Two STF for the Original ADAMS Computer Program.
3: The Transmission of European Mechanical Knowledge into 17th-Century China.
4: Mechanisms in Building Integrated Renewable Energy Systems: Case Study—Solar Energy Conversion Systems.
5: Conceptual Design of an Expressive Robotic Head.
6: On the Structural Analysis of the Mechanisms with Elastic Connections.
7: An Innovative Family of Modular Parallel Robots for Brachytherapy.
8: One 6R Overconstrained Mechanism, Many Applications.
9: Research Regarding Modelling of Involute-Bevel Gears.
10: Research Regarding the Modeling of the Reciprocal Generation of the Involute-Bevel Gears with Crossed Axes.
11: A Dynamic Simulation of a Novel Continuous Variable Transmission.
12: Design and Simulation of a Leg Exoskeleton Linkage for a Human Rehabilitation System.
13: Protein Secondary Structure Detection Using Dihedral Angle Parameters Evaluation.
14: Optimal Design of the Motion Law for a Pseudo-Azimuthal Tracking System.
15: Comparative Study of Two 2-DOF Parallel Mechanisms Used for Orientation.
16: Kinematic and Dynamic Modeling and Simulation of an Intelligent Adaptive Ctlso Brace.
17: Virtual Model for Kinematic Analysis of Human Upper Limb.
18: Estimating the Muscle Force Using a Kinematic Model of the Human Upper Limb.
19: Formulations in Advanced Dynamics of Mechanical Systems.
20: Gray-Box Modeling and Closed-Loop Temperature Control of a Thermotronic System.
21: On the Eccentricity Effects in Solar Tracking Triangular Linkage with Eccentric Linear Actuator.
22: Influence of Mechanical Press Dimensions on Its Kinematic Behavior.
23: Nonlinear Analysis of Osteoarthritis Process in Virtual Human Knee Joint.
24: Creating Artistic Curves with Planar Mechanisms.
25: Optimal Design of the Front Suspension Mechanism Used for a Race Car.
26: Educational Pneumatic Engine for a Small Size Vehicle.
27: A Structural Synthesis of a New Leg Mechanism.
28: Regression Model for Optimizing the Thin Films Deposition on Planar Photovoltaic Cells.
29: About Speed Breaker Synthesis with No Deterioration of the Car Suspension.
30: Structural Systematization and Kinematic Analysis of Redundant Kinematic Chains with 7 and 8 Axes for Robots.
31: A Method for Experimental Identification of Nonlinear Mechanical Systems.
32: Innovative Tracking System for Parabolic Dish Solar Collector.
33: Interactive Animation Production by Means of Advanced Image Processing.
34: Vibrations Concerning with Safety in Vehicle Rolling Conditions.
35: Control Method Comparison for Pneumatic Artificial Muscle Actuators.
36: Advances in Optomechanical Scanning Technologies for High-End Biomedical Applications.
37: Mechatronic System with Applications in Medical Robotics.
38: Low-Speed Actuator Used in Solar Tracking Systems.
39: WiSeIn: Wireless Sensor Network Used for Data Acquisition from Indoor Locations.
40: WiSeManS: Wireless Sensor Network Data Management System for Indoor Climatic Control.
41: Four-Bar Linkages with Linear Actuators Used for Solar Trackers with Large Angular Diurnal Strokes.
42: Study of the Contact between Toothed Chains and Guides.
43: Study of the Curved Plate Spring Behavior for Small Displacements.
44: Study of the Motion of Random Axes Using the Coupling with Curved Plate Springs.
45: Scanners with Risley Prisms: Modelling with Mechanical Design Programs.
46: Applications of the Ackerman Steering and Electronic Differential in Modern Electric Drive Automotive Systems.
47: Geometric Modeling of Power Joints from Bush Chain Drives.
48: One-DOF Mechanisms for Dual-Axis Solar Tracking.
49: Findings on Italian Historical Developments of Machine Technology in 19th Century Towards Industrial Revolution.
50: Considerations Regarding the Process of Integration the Mechanisms in the Structure of the Mechatronic Systems.
51: Dedicated Gripper for Books Handling in a Library.
52: Review on Mechanisms Used as Handbrake in Carriages and Locomotives.
53: Using Mathematica Program in Teaching Mechanisms.
54: Using Computer Aided Design in Teaching Mechanisms.
Author Index.