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Towards the design of electric field driven self-folding gripper

Ahmed, S., Erol, A., Zhang, W., Hong, J., Ounaies, Z., Vonlockette, P. R. & Frecker, M. I., Jan 1 2019, Behavior and Mechanics of Multifunctional Materials XIII. Naguib, H. E. (ed.). SPIE, 109680P. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 10968).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Grippers
Folding
actuation
folding
Notch
2018
2 Citations (Scopus)

Analysis of a Functionally Graded Compliant Mechanism Surgical Grasper

Jovanova, J., Nastevska, A., Frecker, M. I. & Aguirre, M. E., Aug 28 2018, 2018 International Conference on Reconfigurable Mechanisms and Robots, ReMAR 2018 - Proceedings. Herder, J. L. & van der Wijk, V. (eds.). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 8449868. (2018 International Conference on Reconfigurable Mechanisms and Robots, ReMAR 2018 - Proceedings).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Compliant mechanisms
Compliant Mechanism
Grasping
Grading
Nickel alloys

Analytical modeling of a multifunctional segmented lithium ion battery unimorph actuator

Gonzalez, C., Ma, J., Frecker, M. I. & Rahn, C. D., Jan 1 2018, Mechanics and Behavior of Active Materials; Structural Health Monitoring; Bioinspired Smart Materials and Systems; Energy Harvesting; Emerging Technologies. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Vol. 2.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Anodes
Actuators
Copper
Grippers
Silicon
2 Citations (Scopus)

Design for additive manufacturing of cellular compliant mechanism using thermal history feedback

Khurana, J., Hanks, B. & Frecker, M. I., Jan 1 2018, 44th Design Automation Conference. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), (Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference; vol. 2A-2018).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

3D printers
Compliant mechanisms
Compliant Mechanism
Manufacturing
Feedback
1 Citation (Scopus)

Experimental study of multifunctional NCM-Si batteries with self-actuation

Ma, J., Gonzalez, C., Rahn, C. D., Frecker, M. I. & Wang, D., Jan 1 2018, Development and Characterization of Multifunctional Materials; Modeling, Simulation, and Control of Adaptive Systems; Integrated System Design and Implementation. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Vol. 1.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Silicon batteries
Silicon
Anodes
Lithium
Visualization
1 Citation (Scopus)

Functionally graded cellular contact-aided compliant mechanism for energy absorption

Jovanova, J., Nastevska, A. & Frecker, M. I., Jan 1 2018, Mechanics and Behavior of Active Materials; Structural Health Monitoring; Bioinspired Smart Materials and Systems; Energy Harvesting; Emerging Technologies. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Vol. 2.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Compliant mechanisms
Energy absorption
Materials properties
3D printers
Titanium
1 Citation (Scopus)

Modeling of the interface of functionally graded superelastic zones in compliant deployable structures

Jovanova, J., Domazetovska, S. & Frecker, M. I., Jan 1 2018, Mechanics and Behavior of Active Materials; Structural Health Monitoring; Bioinspired Smart Materials and Systems; Energy Harvesting; Emerging Technologies. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Vol. 2.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Materials properties
3D printers
Compliant mechanisms
Geometry
Elastic moduli

Parameter study of a multi-field actuated, multilayered, segmented flexible composite beam

Erol, A., Frecker, M. I. & Vonlockette, P. R., Jan 1 2018, Development and Characterization of Multifunctional Materials; Modeling, Simulation, and Control of Adaptive Systems; Integrated System Design and Implementation. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Vol. 1.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Composite materials
Magnetic materials
Elastomers
Costs
Polymers

Parametric Design of a Soft Gripper Actuated Using the Electrostrictive PVDF-based Terpolymer

Zhang, W., Hong, J., Ahmed, S., Ounaies, Z. & Frecker, M. I., Jan 1 2018, Development and Characterization of Multifunctional Materials; Modeling, Simulation, and Control of Adaptive Systems; Integrated System Design and Implementation. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Vol. 1.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Terpolymers
Grippers
Tapes
Actuators
Compliant mechanisms

Various design approaches to achieve electric field-driven segmented folding actuation of electroactive polymer (EAP) sheets

Ahmed, S., Hong, J., Zhang, W., Kopatz, J., Ounaies, Z. & Frecker, M. I., Jan 1 2018, Behavior and Mechanics of Multifunctional Materials and Composites XII. Naguib, H. E. (ed.). SPIE, 105961O. (Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering; vol. 10596).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Electroactive Polymers
electroactive polymers
Notch
Electroactive polymer actuators
Folding
2017
1 Citation (Scopus)

A framework for the design and optimization of self-folding structures

Bowen, L., Frecker, M. I., Simpson, T. W. & Strzelec, R. A., Jan 1 2017, 41st Mechanisms and Robotics Conference. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), (Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference; vol. 5B-2017).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Folding
Optimization
Framework
Design
Trial and error
3 Citations (Scopus)

Finite element analysis of electroactive and magnetoactive coupled behaviors in multi-field origami structures

Zhang, W., Erol, A., Ahmed, S., Masters, S., Vonlockette, P. R., Ounaies, Z. & Frecker, M. I., Jan 1 2017, Development and Characterization of Multifunctional Materials; Mechanics and Behavior of Active Materials; Bioinspired Smart Materials and Systems; Energy Harvesting; Emerging Technologies. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, (ASME 2017 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2017; vol. 1).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Finite element method
Constitutive models
Elastomers
Electromechanical coupling
Intelligent materials
2 Citations (Scopus)

Multifunctional NMC-SI batteries with self-actuation and self-sensing

Ma, J., Rahn, C. D. & Frecker, M. I., Jan 1 2017, Development and Characterization of Multifunctional Materials; Mechanics and Behavior of Active Materials; Bioinspired Smart Materials and Systems; Energy Harvesting; Emerging Technologies. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, (ASME 2017 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2017; vol. 1).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Silicon
Anodes
Silicon batteries
Composite materials
Electric potential
1 Citation (Scopus)

Optimization of a compliant endoscopic radiofrequency ablation electrode

Hanks, B., Frecker, M. I. & Moyer, M., Jan 1 2017, 41st Mechanisms and Robotics Conference. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), (Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference; vol. 5A-2017).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Ablation
Electrode
Electrodes
Optimization
Tissue
1 Citation (Scopus)

Optimization of a forward-swept compliant mechanism

Calogero, J., Frecker, M. I., Hasnain, Z. & Hubbard, J. E., Jan 1 2017, Development and Characterization of Multifunctional Materials; Mechanics and Behavior of Active Materials; Bioinspired Smart Materials and Systems; Energy Harvesting; Emerging Technologies. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, (ASME 2017 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2017; vol. 1).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Compliant mechanisms
Free flight
Multiobjective optimization
Genetic algorithms
3 Citations (Scopus)

Optimization of spatially distributed contact-aided compliant mechanisms in a dynamic structure

Calogero, J., Frecker, M. I., Hasnain, Z. & Hubbard, J. E., Jan 1 2017, Development and Characterization of Multifunctional Materials; Mechanics and Behavior of Active Materials; Bioinspired Smart Materials and Systems; Energy Harvesting; Emerging Technologies. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, (ASME 2017 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2017; vol. 1).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Compliant mechanisms
Genetic algorithms
Stiffness
Birds
Learning systems
5 Citations (Scopus)

Two stage design of compliant mechanisms with superelastic compliant joints

Jovanova, J. & Frecker, M. I., Jan 1 2017, Modeling, Simulation and Control of Adaptive Systems; Integrated System Design and Implementation; Structural Health Monitoring. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, (ASME 2017 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2017; vol. 2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Compliant mechanisms
Analytical models
3D printers
Titanium
Nickel
2016
6 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of self-folding origami structures using magnetoactive elastomers

Sung, E., Erol, A., Frecker, M. I. & Vonlockette, P. R., Jan 1 2016, 40th Mechanisms and Robotics Conference. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), (Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference; vol. 5B-2016).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Elastomers
Folding
Magnetic Field
Magnetic fields
Finite Element Modeling
1 Citation (Scopus)

Design, fabrication, and modeling of an electric-magnetic self-folding sheet

Bowen, L., Springsteen, K., Ahmed, S., Arrojado, E., Frecker, M. I. & Simpson, T. W., Jan 1 2016, 40th Mechanisms and Robotics Conference. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Vol. 5B-2016.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Folding
Dynamic models
Fabrication
Electroactive Polymers
Dynamic Model
1 Citation (Scopus)

Design of a compliant endoscopic ultrasound-guided radiofrequency ablation probe

Hanks, B. W., Frecker, M. I. & Moyer, M., Jan 1 2016, 40th Mechanisms and Robotics Conference. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), (Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference; vol. 5A-2016).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Ablation
Ultrasound
Probe
Ultrasonics
Cancer
8 Citations (Scopus)

Dynamic modeling and analysis of an origami-inspired optical shield for the starshade spacecraft

Bowen, L., Trease, B., Frecker, M. I. & Simpson, T. W., Jan 1 2016, Multifunctional Materials; Mechanics and Behavior of Active Materials; Integrated System Design and Implementation; Structural Health Monitoring. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, V001T01A012. (ASME 2016 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2016; vol. 1).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Spacecraft
Dynamic models
Planets
Stars
Torque
1 Citation (Scopus)

Experimental validation of compliant joints in a dynamic spar numerical model

Calogero, J., Frecker, M. I., Hasnain, Z. & Hubbard, J. E., Jan 1 2016, Modeling, Simulation and Control; Bio-Inspired Smart Materials and Systems; Energy Harvesting. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, V002T06A006. (ASME 2016 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2016; vol. 2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Compliant mechanisms
Numerical models
Kinematics
Damping
Phase shift
2 Citations (Scopus)

Finite element analysis of electroactive polymer and magnetoactive elastomer based actuation for origami-inspired folding

Zhang, W., Ahmed, S., Masters, S., Ounaies, Z. & Frecker, M. I., Jan 1 2016, Multifunctional Materials; Mechanics and Behavior of Active Materials; Integrated System Design and Implementation; Structural Health Monitoring. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, V001T01A001. (ASME 2016 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2016; vol. 1).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Elastomers
Finite element method
Intelligent materials
Polymers
Electric fields

Nonlinear piezoelectric material properties and non-uniform poling in a flexible electro-active composite finite element model

Calogero, J., Atitallah, H. B., Wyckoff, N., Ounaies, Z. & Frecker, M. I., Jan 1 2016, Multifunctional Materials; Mechanics and Behavior of Active Materials; Integrated System Design and Implementation; Structural Health Monitoring. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, V001T01A015. (ASME 2016 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2016; vol. 1).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Piezoelectric materials
Materials properties
Fibers
Composite materials
Electric fields

Optimal battery-structure composites for electric vehicles

Ma, J., Rahn, C. D. & Frecker, M. I., Jan 1 2016, ASME 2016 Energy Storage Forum. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 59177. (ASME 2016 10th International Conference on Energy Sustainability, ES 2016, collocated with the ASME 2016 Power Conference and the ASME 2016 14th International Conference on Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology; vol. 2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Electric vehicles
Composite structures
Chassis
Rigidity
Stiffness
4 Citations (Scopus)

Target shape optimization of functionally graded shape memory alloy compliant mechanism

Jovanova, J., Frecker, M. I., Hamilton, R. F. & Palmer, T., Jan 1 2016, Modeling, Simulation and Control; Bio-Inspired Smart Materials and Systems; Energy Harvesting. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, V002T03A006. (ASME 2016 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2016; vol. 2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Compliant mechanisms
Shape optimization
Shape memory effect
Elastic moduli
Geometry
9 Citations (Scopus)

Topology optimization software for additive manufacturing: A review of current capabilities and a real-world example

Reddy, S. N., Ferguson, I., Frecker, M. I., Simpson, T. W. & Dickman, C. J., Jan 1 2016, 42nd Design Automation Conference. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), (Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference; vol. 2A-2016).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

3D printers
Topology Optimization
Shape optimization
Manufacturing
Software
2015
2 Citations (Scopus)

A dynamic spar numerical model for passive shape change

Calogero, J., Frecker, M. I., Hasnain, Z. & Hubbard, J. E., Jan 1 2015, Integrated System Design and Implementation; Structural Health Monitoring; Bioinspired Smart Materials and Systems; Energy Harvesting. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Vol. 2.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Numerical models
Kinematics
Spatial distribution
Dynamic models
Damping
5 Citations (Scopus)

Considering mechanical advantage in the design and actuation of an origami-based mechanism

Wilcox, E. W., Shrager, A., Bowen, L., Frecker, M. I., Von Lockette, P. R., Simpson, T. W., Magleby, S., Lang, R. J. & Howell, L. L., Jan 1 2015, 39th Mechanisms and Robotics Conference. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), (Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference; vol. 5B-2015).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Predict
Model
Folding
Deflection
Magnetic Field

Implementation of a contact model in a topology optimization method for the design of compliant mechanisms for thermal control

Thurier, P. F., Lesieutre, G. A., Frecker, M. I. & Adair, J. H., Jan 1 2015, 23rd AIAA/AHS Adaptive Structures Conference. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Inc., (23rd AIAA/AHS Adaptive Structures Conference).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Compliant mechanisms
Shape optimization
Thermal expansion
Thermal conductivity
Heat resistance
5 Citations (Scopus)

Optimization of a dynamic model of magnetic actuation of an origami mechanism

Bowen, L., Springsteen, K., Frecker, M. I. & Simpson, T. W., Jan 1 2015, 39th Mechanisms and Robotics Conference. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Vol. 5B-2015.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Folding
Dynamic models
Dynamic Model
Optimization
Placement
3 Citations (Scopus)

Understanding the relationship between pitch agility and propulsive aerodynamic forces in bio-inspired flapping wing vehicles

Hasnain, Z., Hubbard, J. E., Calogero, J., Frecker, M. I. & Wissa, A. A., Jan 1 2015, Integrated System Design and Implementation; Structural Health Monitoring; Bioinspired Smart Materials and Systems; Energy Harvesting. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, (ASME 2015 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2015; vol. 2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Aerodynamics
Stiffness
Birds
Compliant mechanisms
Free flight
2014
3 Citations (Scopus)

A Dynamic Model of magneto-active elastomer actuation of the waterbomb base

Bowen, L., Frecker, M. I., Simpson, T. W. & Vonlockette, P. R., Jan 1 2014, 38th Mechanisms and Robotics Conference. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), (Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference; vol. 5B).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Elastomers
Dynamic models
Dynamic Model
Folding
Stiffness
4 Citations (Scopus)

Bistable compliant mechanism using magneto active elastomer actuation

Crivaro, A., Sheridan, R., Frecker, M. I., Simpson, T. W. & Vonlockette, P. R., Jan 1 2014, 38th Mechanisms and Robotics Conference. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), (Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference; vol. 5B).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Compliant mechanisms
Compliant Mechanism
Elastomers
Model Analysis
Finite element method
11 Citations (Scopus)

Differentiating bending from folding in origami engineering using active materials

Lauff, C., Simpson, T. W., Frecker, M. I., Ounaies, Z., Ahmed, S., Vonlockette, P. R., Strzelec, R. A., Sheridan, R. & Lien, J. M., Jan 1 2014, 38th Mechanisms and Robotics Conference. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), (Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference; vol. 5B).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Folding
Engineering
Engineering Application
Elastomers
Dielectric Elastomer
2 Citations (Scopus)

Inertial effects due to passive wing morphing in Ornithopters

Wissa, A., Hubbard, J. E., Tummala, Y., Frecker, M. I. & Northrup, M., 2014, 22nd AIAA/ASME/AHS Adaptive Structures Conference.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Aerodynamics
Vacuum
Compliant mechanisms
Vehicle performance
Carbon fibers
2 Citations (Scopus)

Modeling magneto-active elastomer composites using the finite element method

Sheridan, R., Tedesco, C., Vonlockette, P. R. & Frecker, M. I., Jan 1 2014, ASME 2014 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2014. Web Portal ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers), (ASME 2014 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2014; vol. 1).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Elastomers
Magnetic fields
Finite element method
Composite materials
Magnetization
6 Citations (Scopus)

Optimization of a bend-twist-and-sweep compliant mechanism

Calogero, J., Frecker, M. I., Wissa, A. & Hubbard, J. E., Jan 1 2014, ASME 2014 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2014. Web Portal ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers), (ASME 2014 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2014; vol. 2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Compliant mechanisms
Contact angle
Genetic algorithms
Air
1 Citation (Scopus)

Stability analysis of the wing leading edge spar of a passively morphing ornithopter

Wissa, A., Calogero, J., Hubbard, J. E. & Frecker, M. I., Jan 1 2014, ASME 2014 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2014. Web Portal ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers), (ASME 2014 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2014; vol. 2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Compliant mechanisms
Stiffness
Kinematics
Stability criteria
Equations of motion
4 Citations (Scopus)

Two-material topology optimization for the design of passive thermal control structures

Thurier, P. F., Lesieutre, G. A., Frecker, M. I. & Adair, J. H., 2014, ICAST 2014 - 25th International Conference on Adaptive Structures and Technologies. International Conference on Adaptive Structures and Technologies

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Shape optimization
Thermal expansion
Spacecraft
Thermal conductivity
Compliant mechanisms
2013

An investigation into the effects of curved beam elements on the out-of-plane stiffness profile in a compliant large-displacement finger

Goemans, V. Y., Herder, J. L. & Frecker, M. I., Jan 1 2013, 37th Mechanisms and Robotics Conference. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, V06AT07A030. (Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference; vol. 6 A).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Curved Beam
Large Displacements
Compliant mechanisms
Compliant Mechanism
Stiffness
2 Citations (Scopus)

Design and optimization of a bend-and-sweep compliant mechanism

Tummala, Y., Frecker, M. I., Wissa, A. & Hubbard, J. E., Jan 1 2013, 37th Mechanisms and Robotics Conference. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, V06AT07A023. (Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference; vol. 6 A).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Compliant mechanisms
Compliant Mechanism
Sweep
Optimization
Stiffness
4 Citations (Scopus)

Design optimization of a twist compliant mechanism with nonlinear stiffness

Tummala, Y., Frecker, M. I., Wissa, A. & Hubbard, J. E., Jan 1 2013, Mechanics and Behavior of Active Materials; Structural Health Monitoring; Bioinspired Smart Materials and Systems; Energy Harvesting. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, V002T06A004. (ASME 2013 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2013; vol. 2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Compliant mechanisms
Stiffness
Multiobjective optimization
Design optimization
2 Citations (Scopus)

Flight testing of novel compliant spines for passive wing morphing on ornithopters

Wissa, A., Guerreiro, N., Grauer, J., Altenbuchner, C., Hubbard, J. E., Tummala, Y., Frecker, M. I. & Roberts, R., Aug 15 2013, 54th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference. AIAA 2013-1516. (Collection of Technical Papers - AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Testing
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)
Kinematics
Air
Free flight
5 Citations (Scopus)

Flight testing of novel compliant spines for passive wing morphing on ornithopters

Wissa, A., Guerreiro, N., Grauer, J., Altenbuchner, C., Hubbard, J. E., Tummala, Y., Frecker, M. I. & Roberts, R., Aug 2 2013, 54th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference. (54th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Testing
Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV)
Kinematics
Air
Free flight
47 Citations (Scopus)

Multi-field responsive origami structures: Preliminary modeling and experiments

Ahmed, S., Lauff, C., Crivaro, A., McGough, K., Sheridan, R., Frecker, M. I., Vonlockette, P. R., Ounaies, Z., Simpson, T. W., Lien, J. M. & Strzelec, R. A., Jan 1 2013, 37th Mechanisms and Robotics Conference. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, (Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference; vol. 6 B).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Elastomers
Dielectric Elastomer
Modeling
Experiment
Experiments
5 Citations (Scopus)

Origami-inspired folding and unfolding of structures: Fundamental investigations of dielectric elastomer-based active materials

Ahmed, S., McGough, K., Ounaies, Z. & Frecker, M. I., Jan 1 2013, Development and Characterization of Multifunctional Materials; Modeling, Simulation and Control of Adaptive Systems; Integrated System Design and Implementation. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, SMASIS2013-3330. (ASME 2013 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2013; vol. 1).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Elastomers
Electric fields
Permittivity
Actuators
Electrodes

Variable thermal conductivity, contact-aided cellular structures for spacecraft thermal control

Stavely, R. L., Lesieutre, G. A., Frecker, M. I. & Adair, J. H., Aug 2 2013, 54th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference. (54th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Spacecraft
Thermal conductivity
Thermal load
Switches
Compliant mechanisms

Variable thermal conductivity, contact-aided cellular structures for spacecraft thermal control

Stavely, R. L., Lesieutre, G. A., Frecker, M. I. & Adair, J. H., 2013, 54th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference. AIAA 2013-1588

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Spacecraft
Thermal conductivity
Thermal load
Switches
Compliant mechanisms
2012
1 Citation (Scopus)

Compliant articulation structure using superelastic nitinol

Liu, J., Hall, B., Frecker, M. I. & Reutzel, E. W., Dec 1 2012, ASME 2012 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2012. p. 523-533 11 p. (ASME 2012 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS 2012; vol. 2).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Stainless steel
Endoscopy
Cooling water
Fiber lasers
Laser modes