PUBLICATIONS

The following is a list of technical publications authored by CMR research staff. The papers
are ordered by year of publication, and listed in order of journal papers, conference papers, and other publications.

2019

Normalized Coordinate Equations and an Energy Method for Predicting Natural Curved-Fold Configurations

By Jacob Badger, Todd G. Nelson, Robert J. Lang, Denise Halverson and Larry L. Howell

ASME Journal of Applied Mechanics: Vol. 86, No. 7
April 2019

Origami Fold States: Concept and Design Tool

By Alex Avila, Spencer P. Magleby, Robert J. Lang, and Larry L. Howell

Mechanical Sciences: Vol. 10
February 2019

Origami-Based Design of Conceal-and-Reveal Systems

By Bryce P. DeFigueiredo, Nathan A. Pehrson, Kyler A. Tolman, Erica B. Crampton, Spencer P. Magleby and Larry L. Howell

ASME Journal of Mechanisms & Robotics: Vol. 11, No. 2
February 2019

Developable mechanisms on developable surfaces

By Todd G. Nelson, Trent K. Zimmerman, Spencer P. Magleby, Robert J. Lang, and Larry L. Howell

Science Robotics: Vol. 4, Issue 2
February 2019

2018

Complex Motion Guided without External Control

By Larry L. Howell

Nature, News & Views, Vol. 561, pp. 470-471
September 2018

A Model for Multi-Input Mechanical Advantage in Origami-Based Mechanisms

By Jared Butler, Landen Bowen, Eric Wilcox, Adam Schrager, Mary I. Frecker, Paris von Lockette, Timothy W. Simpson, Robert J. Lang, Larry L. Howell, Spencer P. Magleby

Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics, Vol. 10, 061007-1 to 061007-9
September 2018

Origami-Based Deployable Ballistic Barrier

By Kenny Seymour, Dakota Burrow, Alex Avila, Terri Bateman, David C. Morgan, Spencer P. Magleby, Larry L. Howell

Proceedings of the 7th International Meeting on Origami in Science, Mathematics and Education, Vol. 3, pp. 763-778
September 2018

Design of an Origami-Inspired Deployable Aerodynamic Locomotive Fairing

By Kyler A. Tolman, Erica B. Crampton, Chad Stucki, R. Daniel Maynes, Larry L. Howell

Proceedings of the 7th International Meeting on Origami in Science, Mathematics and Education, Vol. 3, pp. 669-684
September 2018

Creating Linkage Permutations to Prevent Self-Intersection and Enable Deployable Networks of Thick-Origami

By Alden Yellowhorse, Robert J. Lang, Kyler A. Tolman, Larry L. Howell

Scientific Reports, Vol. 8, Paper 12936
August 2018

Origami-based Design of Conceal-and-Reveal Systems

By Bryce P. DeFigueiredo, Kyler A. Tolman, Erica B. Crampton, Nathan A. Pehrson, Spencer P. Magleby, Larry L. Howell

Proceedings of the 2018 International Design Engineering Conference, IDETC2018-85224
August 2018

Three Approaches for Managing Stiffness in Origami-Inspired Mechanisms

By Alden Yellowhorse and Larry L. Howell

Proceedings of the 2018 International Design Engineering Conference, IDETC2018-85450
August 2018

Retractable Anti-Buckling Support Systems for Flexible Medical Devices

By Brandon S. Sargent, Spencer P. Magleby, Brian D. Jensen, Larry L. Howell

Proceedings of the 2018 International Design Engineering Conference, IDETC2018-86056
August 2018

Regional Stiffness Reduction Using Lamina Emergent Torsional Joints for Flexible Printed Circuit Board Design

By Bryce P. DeFigueiredo, Trent K. Zimmerman, Brian D. Russell, Larry L. Howell

Journal of Electronic Packaging, Vol. 140, 041001-1 to 041001-9
December 2018

A Pseudo-Static Model for Dynamic Analysis on Frequency Domain of Distributed Compliant Mechanisms

By Mingxiang Ling, Larry L. Howell, Junyi Cao, Zhou Jiang

Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics, 
July 2018

Kinetostatic modeling of complex compliant mechanisms with serial-parallel substructures: A semi-analytical matrix displacement method

By Mingxiang Ling, Junyi Cao, Larry L Howell, Minghua Zeng

Elsevier Mechanism and Machine Theory, 
July 2018

Outreach Potential of Displaying Research Artifacts in Art Museums

By Larry L. Howell, Spencer P. Magleby, Terri C. Bateman, David C. Morgan, Lynda Palma

ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, 
June 2018

Modified Material Properties in Curved Panels Through Lamina Emergent Torsional Joints

By Trent Zimmerman, Jared Butler, Dallin Frandsen, Dakota Burrow, David Fullwood, Spencer Magleby, Larry Howell

Proceedings of the 4th IEEE/IFToMM International Conference on Reconfigurable Mechanisms & Robotics, 
June 2018

An Origami-based Thickness-accommodating Bistable Mechanism in Monolithic Thick-sheet Materials

By Nathan A Pehrson, Spencer P Magleby, Larry L Howell

Proceedings of the 4th IEEE/IFToMM International Conference on Reconfigurable Mechanisms & Robotics, 
June 2018

Zipper Tube Reinforcement to Mitigate Flexible Shaft Buckling

By Sargent, B., Bean, M., Wood, D., Jensen, B.D., Magleby, S.P., Howell, L.L.

Proceedings of the 4th IEEE/IFToMM International Conference on Reconfigurable Mechanisms & Robotics, 
June 2018

Implementation of Rolling Contacts for SORCE Joints

By Todd G. Nelson, Robert J. Lang, Spencer P. Magleby, Larry L. Howell

Proceedings of the 4th IEEE/IFToMM International Conference on Reconfigurable Mechanisms & Robotics, 
June 2018

Membrane-Enhanced Lamina Emergent Torsional Joints for Surrogate Folds

By Guimin Chen, Spencer P. Magleby, Larry L. Howell

Journal of Mechanical Design, 
April 2018

Rigidly Foldable Quadrilateral Meshes From Angle Arrays

By Robert J. Lang, Larry L. Howell

Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics, Vol.10
April 2018

Deployable Lenticular Stiffeners for Origami-Inspired Mechanisms

By Alden D. Yellowhorse, Larry L. Howell

Taylor & Francis Online, 
March 2018

A Review of Thickness-Accommodation Techniques in Origami-Inspired Engineering

By Robert J. Lang, Kyler A. Tolman, Erica Crampton, Spencer P. Magleby, Larry L. Howell

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Applied Mechanics Reviews, 
February 2018

Symmetric Equations for Evaluating Maximum Torsion Stress of Rectangular Beams in Compliant Mechanisms

By Guimin Chen, Larry L. Howell

Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering, 
February 2018

Cylindrical cross-axis flexural pivots

By Jason Dearden, Clayton Grames, Jason Orr, Brian D. Jensen, Spencer P. Magleby, Larry L. Howell

Precision Engineering, 
January 2018

2017

A Framework for Energy-Based Kinetostatic Modeling of Compliant Mechanisms

By Guimin Chen, Fulei Ma, Ruiyu Bai, Spencer P. Magleby, Larry L. Howell

  • Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, 
    August 2017

Optimization of Origami-Based Tubes for Lightweight Deployable Structures

By Alden Yellowhorse, Kyler Tolman, Larry L. Howell

  • Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, 
    August 2017

Realizing Origami Mechanisms from Metal Sheets

By Erica B. Crampton, Spencer P. Magleby, Larry L Howell

  • Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, 
    August 2017

Kinematics and Discretization of Curved-Fold Mechanisms

By Robert J. Lang, Todd Nelson, Spencer Magleby, Larry Howell

  • Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, 
    August 2017

Rigidly Foldable Quadrilateral Meshes from Angle Arrays

By Robert J. Lang, Larry L. Howell

  • Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, 
    August 2017

Elastic Energy Absorption of Origami-based Corrugations

By Sean S. Tolman, Spencer P. Magleby, Larry L Howell

  • Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, 
    August 2017

Split-Vertex Technique for Thickness-Accommodation in Origami-Based Mechanisms

By Kyler A. Tolman, Robert J. Lang, Spencer P. Magleby, Larry L. Howell

  • Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, 
    August 2017

Inverted L-Arm Gripper Compliant Mechanism

By Jason Dearden, Clayton Grames, Brian D. Jensen, Spencer P. Magleby, Larry L. Howell

  • ASME Journal of Medical Devices, Vol. 11, 034502-1 to 034502-6
    June 2017

Thick Rigidly Foldable Origami Mechanisms Based on Synchronized Offset Rolling Contact Elements

By Robert J. Lang, Todd Nelson, Spencer Magleby, Larry Howell

  • ASME, The American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Vol. 9
    April 2017

2016

Bistable Mechanisms for Space Applications

By Shannon A. Zirbel, Kyler A. Tolman, Brian P. Trease, Larry L. Howell

Method for customizing deployment motion through modifying Poisson’s ratio

By Janette D. Fernelius, Alden Yellowhorse, Spencer Magleby, Larry Howell

  • Proceedings of the IASS Annual Symposium 2016, Spatial Structures in the 21st Century, 
    September 2016

Introduction of monolithic origami with thick-sheet materials

By Nathan A Pehrson, Spencer P Magleby, Larry L Howell, Robert J Lang

  • Proceedings of the IASS Annual Symposium 2016, Spatial Structures in the 21st Century, 
    September 2016

Compliant constant-force linear-motion mechanism

By Kyler A Tolman, Ezekiel G Merriam, Larry L Howell

Packing and deploying Soft Origami to and from cylindrical volumes with application to automotive airbags

By Bruton J.T., Nelson T.G., Zimmerman T.K., Fernelius J.D., Magleby S.P., Howell L.L.

A Psuedo-rigid Body Model for Compliant Edge Panels in Origami-inspired Mechanisms

By Alden Yellowhorse, Larry Howell

A Compact 2-Degree of Freedom Wrist for Robot-Actuated Surgery and Other Applications

By Clayton L Grames, Brian D Jensen, Spencer P Magleby, Larry L Howell

  • Proceedings of the ASME 2016 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, 
    August 2016

Parameter Characterization for Elastic Energy Absorption of an Embedded Corrugated Wave Padding Concept

By Sean S. Tolman, Amanda Beatty, Anton E. Bowden, Larry L. Howell

  • Proceedings of the ASME 2016 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, 
    August 2016

Highly Compressible Origami Bellows for Harsh Environments

By Jared Butler, Jessica Morgan, Nathan Pehrson, Kyler Tolman, Terri Bateman, Spencer P. Magleby, Larry L. Howell

  • Proceedings of the ASME 2016 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, 
    August 2016

Thick Rigidly Foldable Origami Mechanisms Based on Synchronized Offset Rolling Contact Elements

By Robert J. Lang, Todd Nelson, Spencer Magleby, Larry Howell

  • Proceedings of the ASME 2016 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, 
    August 2016

A Material Selection and Design Method for Multi-Constraint Compliant Mechanisms

By John Sessions, Nathan Pehrson, Kyler Tolman, Jonathan Erickson, David Fullwood, Larry Howell

  • Proceedings of the ASME 2016 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, 
    August 2016

Material selection shape factors for compliant arrays in bending

By Todd G. Nelson, Jared T. Bruton, Nathan E. Rieske, Patrick Walton, David T. Fullwood, Larry L. Howell

Facilitating Deployable Mechanisms and Structures Via Developable Lamina Emergent Arrays

By Nelson, T.G., Lang, R.J., Pehrson, N.A., Magleby, S.P., Howell, L.L.

Integration of advanced stiffness-reduction techniques demonstrated in a 3D-printable joint

By Ezekiel G Merriam, Kyler A Tolman, Larry L Howell

Analyzing the Stability Properties of Kaleidocycles

By Safsten, C.A., Fillmore, T.B., Logan, A.E., Halverson, D.M., Howell, L.L.

Compound Joints: Behavior and Benefits of Flexure Arrays

By Ezekiel G. Merriam, Jason M. Lund, Larry L. Howell

An Approach to Designing Origami-Adapted Aerospace Mechanisms

By Jessica Morgan, Spencer P. Magleby, Larry L Howell

Towards Developing Product Applications of Thick Origami Using the Offset Panel Technique

By Morgan, M.R., Lang, R.J., Magleby, S.P., Howell, L.L.

Facilitating Deployable Mechanisms and Structures via Developable Lamina Emergent Arrays

By Nelson, T.G., Lang, R.J., Pehrson, N., Magleby, S.P., Howell, L.L.

Single-Degree-of-Freedom Rigidly Foldable Origami Flashers

By Lang, R.J., Magleby, S.P., Howell, L.L.

Folding-Based Mechanisms and Robotics

By Howell, L.L., Lang, R.J., Frecker, M.I., Wood, R.J.

Lattice Flexures: Geometries for Stiffness Reduction of Blade Flexures

By Ezekiel G. Merriam, Larry L. Howell

Creating Rigid Foldability to Enable Mobility of Origami-Inspired Mechanisms

By Yellowhorse, A., Howell, L.L.

Curved-Folding-Inspired Deployable Compliant Rolling-contact Element (D-CORE)

By Nelson, T.G., Lang, R.J., Magleby, S.P., Howell, L.L.

2015

Thick Rigidly Foldable Structures Realized by an Offset Panel Technique

By Edmondson, B.J., Lang, R.J., Morgan, M.R., Magleby, S.P., Howell, L.L.

Rigidly Foldable Origami Twists

By Evans, T.A., Lang, R.J., Magleby, S.P., Howell, L.L.

Quantifying and Comparing Surrogate Fold Motions in Thick Sheet Materials

By Allen, J.T., Magleby, S.P., Howell, L.L.

Rigidly Foldable Origami Gadgets and Tessellations

By Evans, T.A., Lang, R.J., Magleby, S.P., Howell, L.L.

A Family of Dual-Segment Compliant Joints Suitable for Use as Surrogate Folds

By Delimont, I.L., Magleby, S.P., Howell, L.L.

A Variable-Stiffness Straight-Line Compliant Mechanism

By Hawks, J.C., Colton, M.B., Howell, L.L.

Large-Curvature Deployable Developable Structures via Lamina Emergent Arrays

By Nelson, T.G., Lang, R.J., Magleby, S.P., Howell, L.L.

A Method for Determining Load-Dependent Stiffness of Flexures

By Merriam, E.G., Bruton, J.T., Magleby, S.P., Howell, L.L.

A Preliminary Process for Origami-Adapted Design

By Morgan, J.P., Magleby, S.P., Lang, R.J., Howell, L.L.

Multistable Behavior of Compliant Kaleidocycles

By Evans, T.A., Rowberry, B.G., Magleby, S.P., Howell, L.L.

Considering Mechanical Advantage in the Design and Actuation of an Origami-Based Mechanisms

By Wilcox, E.W., Shrager, A., Bowen, L., Frecker, M., Von Lockette, P., Simpson, T., Magleby, S.P., Lang, R.J., Howell, L.L.

Single-Degree-of-Freedom Rigidly Foldable Origami Flashers

By Lang, R.J., Magleby, S.P., Howell, L.L.

A Meso-Scale Rolling-Contact Gripping Mechanism for Robotic Surgery

By Grames, C.L., Tanner, J.D., Jensen, B.D., Magleby, S.P., Steger, J.R., Howell, L.L.

Force-Deflection Modeling for Generalized Origami Waterbomb-Base Mechanisms

By Hanna, B.H., Magleby, S.P., Lang, R.J., Howell, L.L.

Millimeter-Scale Robotic Mechanisms Using Carbon Nanotube Composite Structures

By Tanner, J.D., Grames, C., Jensen, B.D., Magleby, S.P., Howell, L.L.

Evaluating Compliant Hinge Geometries for Origami-Inspired Mechanisms

By Delimont, I.L., Magleby, S.P., Howell, L.L.

Non-Dimensional Approach for Static Balancing of Rotational Flexures

By Merriam, E.G., Howell, L.L.

2014

A Standardized Representation of Spinal Quality of Motion

By Zirbel, S.A., Stolworthy, D.K., Howell, L.L., Bowden, A.E.

Flex-16: A Large-Displacement Monolithic Compliant Rotational Hinge

By Fowler, R. M., Maselli, A., Plumiers, P., Magleby, S.P., Howell, L.L.

An Offset Panel Technique for Thick Rigidly Foldable Origami

By Edmondson, B.J., Lang, R.J., Magleby, S.P., Howell, L.L.

Exploring Movements and Potential Actuation in Action Origami

By Wilcox, E.W., Magleby, S.P., Howell, L.L.

From Crease Pattern to Product: Considerations to Engineering Origami-adapted Designs

By Francis, K.C., Rupert, L.T., Lang, R.J., Morgan, D.C., Magleby, S.P., Howell, L.L.

Are Undergraduate GPA and GRE Percentiles Valid Predictors of Student Performance in an Engineering Graduate Program?

By Howell, L.L., Sorensen, C.D., Jones, M.R.

Material Selection for Elastic Energy Absorption in Origami-inspired Compliant Corrugations

By Tolman, S.S., Delimont, I.L., Howell, L.L., Fullwood, D.T.

New Methods for Developing and Manufacturing Compliant Mechanisms Utilizing Bulk Metallic Glass

By Homer, E.R., Harris, M.B., Zirbel, S.A., Kolodziejska, J.A., Kozachkov, H., Trease, B.P., Borgonia, J.C., Agnes, G.S., Howell, L.L., Hofmann, D.C.

Waterbomb Base: A Symmetric Single-vertex Bistable Origami Mechanism

By Hanna, B.H., Lund, J.M., Lang, R.J., Magleby, S.P., Howell, L.L.

A Position Analysis of Coupled Spherical Mechanisms Found in Action Origami

By Bowen, L.A., Baxter, S.P., Magleby, S.P., Howell, L.L.

Deployment Methods for an Origami-inspired Rigid-foldable Array

By Zirbel, S.A., Trease, B.P., Magleby, S.P., Howell, L.L.

Characterization and Prediction of Rate-dependent Flexibility in Lumbar Spine Biomechanics at Room and Body Temperature

By Stolworthy, D.K., Zirbel, S.A., Howell, L.L., Samuels, M., Bowden, A.E.

Design of 3D printed Titanium Compliant Mechanisms

By Merriam, E.G., Jones, J.E., Howell, L.L.

Investigation of Unique Carbon Nanotube Cell Restraint Compliant Mechanisms

By Toone, N.C., Fazio, W.C., Lund, J.M., Teichert, G.H., Jensen, B.D., Burnett, S.H., Howell, L.L.

2013

Origami-like Creases in Sheet Materials for Compliant Mechanism Design

By Francis, K.C., Blanch, J.E., Magleby, S.P., Howell, L.L.

Origami and Tessellation in Design

By Slocum, A.H., Howell, L.L., Frecker, M.I.

A Classification of Action Origami as Systems of Spherical Mechanisms

By Bowen, L.A., Grames, C.L., Magleby, S.P., Lang, R.J., Howell, L.L.

Intervertebral Disc Degeneration Alters Lumbar Spine Segment Stiffness in all Modes of Loading Under a Compressive Follower Load

By Zirbel, S.A., Stolworthy, D.K., Howell, L.L., Bowden, A.E.

Monolithic 2 DOF fully compliant space pointing mechanism

By Merriam, E.G., Jones, J.E., Magleby, S.P., Howell, L.L.

Transgene Delivery Via Intracellular Electroporetic Nanoinjection

By Wilson, A.M., Aten, Q.T., Toone, N.C., Black, J.L., Jensen, B.D., Tamowski, S., Howell, L.L., Burnett, S.H.

An Approach for Understanding Action Origami as Kinematic Mechanisms

By Bowen, L.A., Grames, C.L., Magleby, S.P., Lang, R.J., Howell, L.L.

The Design of a Fully Compliant Statically Balanced Mechanism

By Merriam, E.G., Colton, M., Magleby, S.P., Howell, L.L.

An Origami-Inspired Self-Deployable Array

By Zirbel, S.A., Wilson, M.E., Magleby, S.P., Howell, L.L.

Oriceps: Origami-Inspired Forceps

By Edmondson, B.J., Bowen, L.A., Grames, C.L., Magleby, S.P., Howell, L.L., Bateman, T.C.

Accommodating Thickness in Origami-Based Deployable Arrays

By Zirbel, S.A., Lang, R.J., Thompson, M.W., Sigel, D.A., Walkemeyer, P.E., Trease, B.P., Magleby, S.P., Howell, L.L.

2012

A Compliant-Mechanism Approach to Achieving Specific Quality of Motion in a Lumbar Total Disc Replacement

By Halverson, P.A., Bowden, A.E., Howell, L.L.

Compliant Constant-Force Micro-Mechanism for Enabling Dual-Stage Motion

By Zirbel, S.A., Aten, Q.T., Easter, M., Jensen, B.D., Howell, L.L.

Bi-Behavioral Prosthetic Knee Enabled by a Metamorphic Compliant Mechanism

By Zirbel, S.A., Curtis, S., Bradshaw, R., Duffield, L., Teichert, G., Williams, N., Rorrer, R., Magleby, S.P., Howell, L.L.

Introduction of Planar Compliant Joints Designed for Combined Bending and Axial Loading Conditions in Lamina Emergent Mechanisms

By Wilding, S.E., Howell, L.L., Magleby, S.P.

Cylindrical Single-Degree-of-Freedom Spatial Mechanisms for Cell Restraint

By Teichert, G.H., Aten, Q.T., Burnett, S.H., Howell, L.L., Jensen, B.D.

Study of Design Parameters Affecting the Motion of DNA for Nanoinjection

By David, R.A., Jensen, B.D., Black, J.L., Burnett, S.H., Howell, L.L.

Nanoinjection: Pronuclear DNA Delivery using a Charged Lance

By Aten, Q.T., Jensen, B.D., Tamowski, S., Wilson, A.M., Howell, L.L., Burnett, S.H.

Spherical Lamina Emergent Mechanisms

By Wilding, S.E., Howell, L.L., Magleby, S.P.

Metrics for Evaluation and Design of Large-Displacement Linear-motion Compliant Mechanisms

By Mackay, A.B., Smith, D.G., Magleby, S.P., Jensen, B.D., Howell, L.L.

2011

Identifying Links Between Origami and Compliant Mechanisms

By Greenberg, H.C., Gong, M.L., Magleby, S.P., Howell, L.L.

Electrostatic Accumulation and Release of DNA using a Micromachined Lance

By Aten, Q.T., Jensen, B.D., Burnett, S.H., Howell, L.L.

Integrated Piezoresistive Flexure Model in Polysilicon

By Larsen, G.T., Howell, L.L., Jensen, B.D.

Spinal Implant with Adjustable and Non-Linear Stiffness

By Dodgen, E.R., Howell, L.L., Bowden, A.E.

An Introduction to Multilayer Lamina Emergent Mechanisms

By Gollnick, P.S., Magleby, S.P., Howell, L.L.

Geometrically Non-linear Analysis of Thin-Film Compliant Mems via Shell and Solid Elements

By Aten, Q.T., Jensen, B.D., Howell, L.L.

A Numerical Method for the Position Analysis of Compliant Mechanisms with More Degrees of Freedom than Inputs

By Aten, Q.T., Zirbel, S.A., Jensen, B.D., Howell, L.L.

Effects of Dissimilar Electrode Materials and Electrode Position on DNA Motion During Electrophoresis

By David, R.A., Jensen, B.D., Black, J.L., Burnett, S.H., Howell, L.L.

Piezoresistive Encoders for Ratcheting Actuation Systems

By Smith, D.G., Aten, Q.T., Jensen, B.D., Howell, L.L.

Development of Criteria for Lamina Emergent Mechanism Flexures with Specific Application to Metals

By Ferrell, D.B., Isaac, Y.F., Magleby, S.P., Howell, L.L.

Compliant Space Mechanisms: a new frontier for compliant mechanisms

By Fowler, R.M., Howell, L.L., Magleby, S.P.

Analysis of Elliptical Rolling Contact Joints in Compression

By Montierth, J.R., Todd, R.H., Howell, L.L.

A 3-D Chain Algorithm with Pseudo-rigid-body Model Elements

By Chase, R.P., Todd, R.H., Howell, L.L., Magleby, S.P.

2010

Torsional Piezoresistive Effect in Polysilicon

By Larsen, G.T., Howell, L.L., Jensen, B.D.

Modeling and Experimental Validation of DNA Motion in Uniform and Nonuniform DC Electric Fields

By David, R.A., Jensen, B.D., Black, J.L., Burnett, S.H., Howell, L.L.

Analysis of Elliptical Rolling Contact Joints in Compression

By Montierth, J.R., Todd, R.H., Howell, L.L.

A Pseudo-Rigid-Body Model for Large Deflections of Fixed-Clamped Carbon Nanotubes

By Howell, L.L., DiBiasio, C.M., Cullinan, M.A., Panas, R.M., Culpepper, M.L.

Carbon Nanotubes as a Framework for High-Aspect-Ratio MEMS Fabrication

By Hutchison, D.N., Morrill, N.B., Aten, Q.T., Turner, B.W., Jensen, B.D., Howell, L.L., Vanfleet, R.R., Davis, R.C.

Lamina Emergent Mechanisms and Their Basic Elements

By Jacobsen, J.O., Winder, B.G., Howell, L.L., Magleby, S.P.

Enjoying the Research Journey

By Howell, L.L.

Tension-Based Multi-stable Compliant Rolling-contact Elements

By Halverson, P.A., Howell, L.L., Magleby, S.P.

Tension-based Multi-stable Compliant Rolling-contact Elements

By Halverson, P.A., Howell, L.L., Magleby, S.P.

A Tristable Mechanism Configuration Employing Orthogonal Compliant Mechanisms

By Chen, G., Aten, Q.T., Zirbel, S.A., Jensen, B.D., Howell, L.L.

2009

Piezoresistive Feedback Control of a MEMS Thermal Actuator

By Messenger, R.K., Aten, Q.T., McLain, T.W., Howell, L.L.

A Proposed Extendable Classification Scheme for Compliant Mechanisms

By Olsen, B.M., Hopkins, J.B., Howell, L.L., Magleby, S.P., Culpepper, M.L.

Design Optimization of a Linear-motion Large-displacement Micro Mechanism for High Off-axis Stiffness

By Smith, D.G., Larsen, G.T., Howell, L.L.

Lamina Emergent Torsion (LET) Joint

By Jacobsen, J.O., Chen, G., Howell, L.L., Magleby, S.P.

Two General Solutions of Torsional Compliance for Variable Rectangular Cross-Section Hinges in Compliant Mechanisms

By Chen, G., Howell, L.L.

Low Cost RFID Threshold Shock Sensors

By Todd, B., Phillips, M., Schultz, S.M., Hawkins, A.R., Jensen, B.D.

Principles and Preliminary Concepts for Compliant Mechanically Reactive Armor

By Andersen, C.S., Magleby, S.P., Howell, L.L.

High Aspect Ratio Microelectromechanical Systems: A Versatile Approach using Carbon Nanotubes as a Framework

By Hutchinson, D.N., Aten, Q., Turner, B., Morrill, N., Howell, L.L., Jensen, B.D., Davis, R.C., Vanfleet, R.R.

Robust Design of RF-MEMS Cantilever Switches Using Contact Physics Modeling

By Shalaby, M.M., Wang, Z., Chow, L.L.W., Jensen, B.D., Volakis, J.L., Kurabayashi, K., Saitou, K.

Kinematic Representations of Pop-up Paper Mechanisms

By Winder, B.G., Magleby, S.P., Howell, L.L.

Robust Design of RF-MEMS Cantilever Switches Using Contact Physics Modeling

By Shalaby, M.M., Wang, Z., Chow, L.L.W., Jensen, B.D., Volakis, J.L., Kurabayashi, K., Saitou, K.

The Balanced Spine: A Passive Mechanism for Maintaining Erect Posture

By Halverson, P., Bowden, A., Stratton, E., Pearsall, D., Howell, L.L.

Modeling DNA Motion Under Electrostatic Repulsion Within a Living Cell

By David, R.A., Jensen, B.D.

Fully Compliant Double Tensural Tristable Micromechanisms (DTTM)

By Chen, G., Wilcox, D.L., Howell, L.L.

2008

Compliant Wireform Mechanisms

By Pendleton, T.M., Jensen, B.D.

Testing of a Pumpless MEMS Microinjection Needle Employing Electrostatic Attraction and Repulsion of DNA

By Aten, Q.T., Jensen, B.D., Burnett, S.H.

Thermal Correction Values for Analysis of Lineshape Microstructure Arrays

By Teichert, K., Jensen, B.D.

A Pumpless, Micron-scale, Self-contained, Microinjector with High Success Rates

By Aten, Q.T., Burnett, S.H., Jensen, B.D., Howell, L.L.

Simultaneous On-Chip Sensing and Actuation Using the Thermomechanical In-Plane Microactuator

By Waterfall, T.L., Teichert, K.B., Jensen, B.D.

Simultaneous On-Chip Sensing and Actuation Using the Thermomechanical In-Plane Microactuator

By Waterfall, T.L., Teichert, K.B., Jensen, B.D.

RFID Threshold Accelerometer

By Todd, B., Phillips, M., Schultz, S.M., Hawkins, A.R., Jensen, B.D.

A Flexure-based Bi-Axial Contact-aided Compliant Mechanism for Spinal Arthroplasty

By Halverson, P.A., Howell, L.L., Bowden, A.E.

Three Dimensional Behavior of Fully Compliant Bistable Micromechanisms

By Cherry, B.B., Howell, L.L.

Calibration Approach for Thermomechanical In-Plane Microactuator Self-Sensing

By Teichert, K.B., Jensen, B.D.

A Study of Joints Suitable for Lamina Emergent Mechanisms

By Winder, B.G., Magleby, S.P., Howell, L.L.

Viscoelastic Damping of Ortho-Planar Springs

By Anderson, S., Jensen, B.D.

Evaluating Three-Dimensional Effects on the Behavior of Compliant Bistable Micromechanisms

By Cherry, B.B., Howell, L.L., Jensen, B.D.

Wearless Total Disc Arthroplasty through Compliant Mechanism Design

By Halverson, P., Bowden, A., Howell, L.L.

  • Proceedings of the Eighth Annual Meeting of The Spine Arthroplasty Society, pp. 42
    May 2008

Spherical Bistable Micromechanism

By Lusk, C.P., Howell, L.L.

Comparison of Molecular Simulation and Pseudo-Rigid- Body Model Predictions for a Carbon Nanotube–Based Compliant Parallel-Guiding Mechanism

By DiBiasio, C.M., Culpepper, M.L., Panas, R.M., Howell, L.L., Magleby, S.P.

Components, Building Blocks, and Demonstrations of Spherical Mechanisms in Microelectromechanical Systems

By Lusk, C.P., Howell, L.L.

Components, Building Blocks, and Demonstrations of Spherical Mechanisms in Microelectromechanical Systems

By Lusk, C.P., Howell, L.L.

A Model for Predicting the Piezoresistive Effect in Microflexures Experiencing Bending and Tension Loads

By Johns, G.K., Howell, L.L., Jensen, B.D., McLain, T.W.

Observations of Piezoresistivity for Polysilicon in Bending that are Unexplained by Linear Models

By Waterfall, T.L., Johns, G.K., Messenger, R.K., Jensen, B.D., McLain, T.W., Howell, L.L.

2007

Modeling of a Clamped-clamped Carbon Nano-tube Flexural Element for Use in Nanoelectro-mechanical Systems

By Cullinan, M., DiBiasio, C.M., Howell, L.L., Culpepper, M., Panas, R.

Type Synthesis of Compliant 5-bar Mechanisms with Application to Mechanical Disc Brakes

By Brooks, S.H., Magleby, S.P., Halverson, P.A., Howell, L.L.

Fundamental Components for Lamina Emergent Mechanisms

By Jacobsen, J.O., Howell, L.L., Magleby, S.P.

Wet Etched Pyramidal Microneedles With Fluid-Delivery Microchannels

By Diehl, M.S., Jensen, B.D.

Plastic Latching Accelerometer Based on Bistable Compliant Mechanisms

By Hansen, B.J., Carron, C.J., Jensen, B.D., Hawkins, A.R., Schultz, S.M.

Concepts for Achieving Multi-Stability in Compliant Rolling-Contact Elements

By Halverson, P.A., Howell, L.L., Jensen, B.D., Magleby, S.P.

A Pseudo-Rigid-Body Model for Rolling-Contact Compliant Beams

By Mackay, A.B., Magleby, S.P., Howell, L.L.

Design Factors Influencing Power Reduction in Thermomechanical In-Plane Microactuators

By Harb, J.N., Lyon, S.M., Larson, J., Howell, L.L., McLain, T.W.

Compliant Mechanisms Formed From Shaped Wire

By Pendleton, T.M., Jensen, B.D.

Kinematic Representations of Pop-Up Paper Mechanisms

By Winder, B.G., Magleby, S.P., Howell, L.L.

A Large Deflection Analysis Method for Lateral Torsional Buckling

By Chase, R.P., Todd, R.H., Howell, L.L., Magleby, S.P.

Configuration Selection, Modeling, and Preliminary Testing in Support of Constant Force Electrical Connectors

By Weight, B.L., Mattson, C.A., Magleby, S.P., Howell, L.L.

Heterogeneous Microstructure Senstitive Design for Performance Optimization of MEMS Switch

By Lemmon, T.S., Homer, E.R., Fromm, B.S., Fullwood, D.T., Jensen, B.D., Adams, B.L.

Development of a Tristable Compliant Mechanism

By Pendleton, T.M., Jensen, B.D.

The Ratchet and Pawl Ring (RaPR) Mechanism

By Kennedy, J.A., Howell, L.L.

A Compliant Rotating Joint for Deployable Wings on Small UAVs

By Landon, S.D., Magleby, S.P., Jensen, B.D.

Piezoresistive In-line Integrated Force Sensors for On-chip Measurement and Control

By Teichert, K.B., Waterfall, T.L., Jensen, B.D., Howell, L.L., McLain, T.W.

Exploring Resistance Change Trends Associated with Integrated Piezoresistive Sensoring Elements

By Johns, G.K., Waterfall, T.L., Howell, L.L., Jensen, B.D., McLain, T.W.

Compliant High-precision E-Quintet Ratcheting (CHEQR) Mechanism for Safety and Arming Devices

By Kennedy, J.A., Howell, L.L., Greenwood, W.

2006

Skin-Effect Self-Heating in Air-Suspended RF MEMS Transmission-Line Structures

By Chow, L.L.W., Wang, Z., Jensen, B.D., Saitou, K., Volakis, J.L., Kurabayashi, K.

Simulation of a Carbon Nanotube–based Compliant Parallel–guiding Mechanism: A Nanomechanical Building Block

By Culpepper, M.L., DiBiasio, C.M., Panas, R.M., Magleby, S.P., Howell, L.L.

Actuators for Micropositioners and Nanopositioners

By Hubbard, N.B., Culpepper, M.L., Howell, L.L.

History of Mechanisms: The Odometer of the Mormon Trail

By Howell, L.L.

Investigation of Compliant Ortho-Planar Springs for Rotational Applications

By Rasmussen, N.O., Todd, R.H., Howell, L.L., Magleby, S.P.

A 3D Pseudo-Rigid-Body Model for Large Spatial Deflections of Rectangular Cantilever Beams

By Rasmussen, N.O., Wittwer, J.W., Todd, R.H., Howell, L.L., Magleby, S.P.

Design Space of Single-Loop Planar Folded Micro Mechanisms With Out-of-Plane Motion

By Lusk, C.P., Howell, L.L.

An XYZ Micromanipulator with Three Translational Degrees of Freedom

By Jensen, K.A., Lusk, C.P., Howell, L.L.

A Dynamic Model of Microscale Contact Breaking in RF MEMS Switches

By Gee, G., Jensen, B.D.

Piezoresistive Feedback for Improving Transient Response of MEMS Thermal Actuators

By Messenger, R.K., McLain, T.W., Howell, L.L.

Techniques in the Design of Thermomechanical Microactuators

By Howell, L.L., McLain, T.W., Baker, M.S., Lott, C.D.

Influence of Heat, Force, and Secondary Factors on Electrical Contact Resistance in Microscale Gold Contacts

By Frischknecht, A.C., Jensen, B.D.

A Computerized Apparatus Designed to Automatically Dispense, Measure, and Record Alcohol Consumption by Individual Members of a Rhesus Macaque Social Group: Trait-like Drinking Across Social- and Single-cage Conditions

By Flory, G.S., Chen, S.A., Woltz, L.A., Magleby, S.P., Higley, J.D.

Piezoresistive Sensing of Bistable Micro Mechanism State

By Anderson, J.K., Howell, L.L., Wittwer, J.W., McLain, T.W.

Simulation, Measurement, and Asymmetric Buckling of Thermal Microactuators

By Wittwer, J.W., Baker, M.S., Howell, L.L.

Robust Design and Model Validation of Nonlinear Compliant Micromechanisms

By Wittwer, J.W., Baker, M.S., Howell, L.L.

Full-wave Electromagnetic and Thermal Modeling for the Prediction of Heat-dissipation-induced RF-MEMS Switch Failure

By Wang, Z., Jensen, B.D., Chow, L.L.W., Volakis, J.L., Saitou, K., Kurabayashi, K.

2005

Fully Compliant Tensural Bistable Micro-mechanisms (FTBM)

By Wilcox, D.L., Howell, L.L.

 

Simplified Manufacturing Through a Metamorphic Process for Compliant Ortho-Planar Mechanisms

By Carroll, D.W., Magleby, S.P., Howell, L.L., Todd, R.H., Lusk, C.P.

 

Improved Nanopositioning Resolution Through Piezoresistive Feedback Control of a MEMS Thermal Actuator

By Messenger, R.K., McLain, T.W., Howell, L.L.

 

Preliminary Concepts for Deployable Wings on Small UAVs Using Compliance

By Landon, S.D., Magleby, S.P., Howell, L.L.

 

Effect of Nanoscale Heating on Electrical Transport in RF MEMS Switch Contacts

By Jensen, B.D., Chow, L.L.W., Huang, K., Saitou, K., Volakis, J.L., Kurabayashi, K.

 

Polymer Stretching to Produce Flat Suspended Micromembranes

By Campbell, K.J., Moring, J.C., George, Z.A., Schultz, S.M., Hawkins, A.R., Lusk, C.P., Howell, L.L.

 

Compliant Rolling-Contact Element Mechanisms

By Cannon, J.R., Lusk, C.P., Howell, L.L.

 

Grasping Mechanisms With Self-Centering and Force-Balancing Characteristics

By Brooks, S.H., Magleby, S.P., Howell, L.L.

 

Double-Tensural Bistable Mechanisms (DTBM) With On-Chip Actuation and Spring-Like Post-Bistable Behavior

By Wilcox, D.L., Howell, L.L.

 

A Compliant End-effector for Microscribing

By Cannon, B.R., Lillian, T.D., Magleby, S.P., Howell, L.L., Linford, M.R.

 

Invited Book Chapter: Chemomechanical Surface Modification of Materials for Patterning

By Linford, M., Davis, R., Magleby, S.P., Howell, L.L., Jiang, G., Thulin, C.

 

A Three Degree-of-Freedom Model for Self-Retracting Fully Compliant Bistable Micromechanisms

By Masters, N.D., Howell, L.L.

 

Compliant Joint Design Principles for High Compressive Load Situations

By Guerinot, A.E., Magleby, S.P., Howell, L.L., Todd, R.H.

 

Dynamic Modeling of Compliant Mechanisms Based on the Pseudo-Rigid-Body Model

By Yu, Y., Howell, L.L., Lusk, C.P., Yue, Y., He, M.

 

Design and Characterization of a Dual-stage, Thermally Actuated Nanopositioner

By Hubbard, N.B., Howell, L.L.

 

Skin Effect Aggregated Heating in RF MEMS Suspended Structures

By Chow, L.L.W., Wang, Z., Jensen, B.D., Saitou, K., Volakis, J.L., Kurabayashi, K.

 

A Compliant Contact-aided Revolute Joint

By Cannon, J.R., Howell, L.L.

 

Low-force Contact Heating and Softening Using Micromechanical Switches in Diffusive-ballistic Electron Transport Transition

By Jensen, B.D., Huang, K., Chow, L.L.W., Kurabayashi, K.

 

Fabrication of Hollow Waveguides with Sacrificial Aluminum Cores

By Barber, J.P., Conkey, D.B., Lee, J.R., Hubbard, N.B., Howell, L.L., Yin, D., Schmidt, H., Hawkins, A.R.

 

Structural Models and Design Rules for On-chip Micro-channels with Sacrificial Cores

By Hubbard, N.B., Howell, L.L., Barber, J.P., Conkey, D.B., Hawkins, A.R., Schmidt, H.

2004

Experimental Repeatability of a Thermal Actuator for Nanopositioning

By Hubbard, N.B., Howell, L.L.

 

Feedback Control of a Thermomechanical Inplane Microactuator Using Piezoresistive Displacement Sensing

By Messenger, R.K., McLain, T.W., Howell, L.L.

 

The Stacked Amplified Thermomechanical In-Plane Microactuator (StATIM)

By Wilcox, D.L., Howell, L.L., Lyon, S.

 

A Micro Helico-Kinematic Platform via Spherical Crank Sliders

By Lusk, C.P., Howell, L.L.

 

Compliant Mechanism Configurations for Vehicle Suspension Systems

By Allred, T., Howell, L.L., Magleby, S.P., Guerinot, A.E.

 

Adhesion Effects on Contact Opening Time in MEMS Switches

By Jensen, B.D. , Chow, L.W., Volakis, J.L., Kurabayash, K.

 

A Novel Fully Compliant Planar Linear-Motion Mechanism

By Hubbard, N.B., Wittwer, J.W., Kennedy, J.A., Wilcox, D.L., Howell, L.L.

 

Considering the Manufacturing Environment of Less-Developed Countries When Choosing Product Concepts

By Johnson, D., Magleby, S.P.

 

Preliminary Design Concepts for Compliant Mechanism Prosthetic Knee Joints

By Guerinot, A.E., Magleby, S.P., Howell, L.L.

 

Minimizing Performance Variation for the Compliant Floating-Opposing-Arm Clutch

By Weight, R.G., Howell, L.L., Magleby, S.P.

 

A Review of Technology Push Product Development Models and Processes

By Bishop, G.L., Magleby, S.P.

 

Force Relationships for an XYZ Micromanipulator With Three Translational Degrees of Freedom

By Jensen, K.A., Lusk, C.P., Howell, L.L.

 

Crank-Slider With Spring Constant Force Mechanism

By Frischknecht, B.D., Howell, L.L., Magleby, S.P.

 

Mitigating the Effects of Local Flexibility at the Built-In Ends of Cantilever Beams

By Wittwer, J.W., Howell, L.L.

 

Effects of Dimple Geometry on RF MEMS Switch Heating

By Wang, Z. , Jensen, B.D. , Chow, L. , Volakis, J. , Saitou, K. , Kurabayashi, K.

  • Proceedings of the 2004 Symposium on Antenna Technology and Applied Electromagnetics, 
    July 2004

 

Bistable Configurations of Compliant Mechanisms Modeled Using Four Links and Translational Joints

By Jensen, B.D. , Howell, L.L.

 

A Preconditioner for Hybrid Matrices Arising in RF MEMS Switch Analysis

By Wang, Z. , Jensen, B. , Volakis, J., Saitou, K. , Kurabayashi, K.

 

Force Dependence of RF MEMS Switch Contact Heating

By Jensen, B.D. , Chow, L.W. , Webbink, R.F., Saitou, K. , Volakis, J.L. , Kurabayashi, K.

 

Asperity Heating for Repair of Metal Contact RF MEMS Switches

By Jensen, B.D. , Huang, K. , Chow L.W. , Saitou, K. , Volakis, J.L., Kurabayashi, K.

 

Development of Commercially Viable Compliant Mechanisms Using the Pseudo-Rigid-Body Model: Case Studies of Parallel Mechanisms

By Mattson, C.A. , Howell, L.L. , Magleby, S.P.

 

The Direct Linearization Method Applied to Position Error in Kinematic Linkages

By Wittwer, J.W. , Chase, K.W., Howell, L.L.

 

Compliant Floating-Opposing-Arm (FOA) Centrifugal Clutch

By Crane, N.B. , Howell, L.L. , Weight, B.L. , Magleby, S.P.

2003

Identification of Compliant Pseudo-Rigid-Body Four-Link Mechanism Configurations Resulting in Bistable Behavior

By Jensen, B.D. , Howell, L.L.

 

Dynamic Modeling of Compliant Constant-Force Compression Mechanisms

By Boyle, C. , Howell, L.L. , Magleby, S.P. , Evans, M.S.

 

Simultaneous Electrical and Thermal Modeling of a Contact-Type RF MEMS Switch

By Jensen, B.D. , Wang, Z. , Saitou, K., Volakis, J.L, , Kurabayashi, K.

 

The Compliant A-Arm Suspension

By Allred, T. , Howell, L.L. , Magleby, S.P. , Todd, R.H.

 

Integrated Electrothermal Modeling of RF MEMS Switches for Improved Power Handling Capability

By Jensen, B.D., Wang, Z. , Chow, L. , Saitou, K., Kurabayashi, K. , Volakis, J.L.

 

Stability of Alkyl Monolayers on Chemomechanically Scribed Silicon to Air, Water, Hot Acid and X-rays

By Jiang, G. , Niederhauser, T.L., Davis, D.D. , Lua, Y.-Y. , Cannon, B.R. , Dorff, M.J. , Howell, L.L. , Magleby, S.P. , Linford, M.R.

 

Reducing Cycle Time and Errors in the Design and Layout of MEMS

By Cherry, M.S. , Roach, G.M. , Wittwer, J.W. , Howell, L.L. , Cox, J.J.

 

A Classification Method to Compare Modular Product Concepts

By Strong, M., Magleby, S., Parkinson, A.

 

Fully Integrated Electrothermal Multidomain Modeling of RF MEMS Switches

By Jensen, B.D. , Saitou, K. , Volakis, J. , Kurabayashi, K,

 

An XZ Micropositioning Mechanism (XZMM) With Out-of-Plane Translation

By Jensen, K.A. , Howell, L.L.

 

Analysis of RF-MEMS Switches Using Finite Element-Boundary Integration with Moment Method

By Wang, Z. , Jensen, B.D. , Volakis, J.L. , Saitou, K. , Kurabayashi, K.

 

A Self-Retracting Fully Compliant Bistable Micromechanism

By Masters, N.D. , Howell, L.L.

 

Shaped Comb Fingers for Tailored Electromechanical Restoring Force

By Jensen, B.D. , Mutlu, S. , Miller, S., Kurabayashi, K., Allen, J.J.

 

Impact of Skin Effect on Thermal Behavior of RF MEMS Switches

By Jensen, B.D. , Saitou, K. , Volakis, J. , Kurabayashi, K.

 

Use of Explicit Instructional Objectives to Achieve Program Outcomes and Facilitate Assessment: A Case Study

By Howell, L.L. , Roach, G.M. , Clark, D.C. , Cox, J.J.

2002

Design of a Functionally Binary Pinned-Pinned Segment for Use as a Tension-Compression Spring in Compliant Micro Mechanisms

By Wittwer, J.W , Howell, L.L.

 

Influence of Scribe Speed and Force on Chemomechanical Nanofunctionalized Features

By Cannon, B. , Magleby, S.P. , Howell, L.L. , Jiang, G. , Niederhauser, T.L. , Linford, M.R.

 

Predicting the Performance of a Bistable Micro Mechanism Using Design-Stage Uncertainty Analysis

By Wittwer, J.W. , Howell, L.L. , Wait, S.M. , Cherry, M.

 

A New Self-Adjusting CVT Configuration Using Compliant Mechanisms

By Christensen, M.T. , Magleby, S.P., Howell, L.L. , Todd, R.H. , Mortensen, C.

 

On-Chip Actuation of an In-Plane Compliant Bistable Micromechanism

By Baker, M.S., Howell, L.L.

 

Using Compliant Mechanisms to Improve Manufacturability in MEMS

By Kemeny, D.C. , Howell, L.L. , Magleby, S.P.

 

A Three Degree of Freedom Pseudo-Rigid-Body Model for the Design of a Fully Compliant Bistable Micromechanism

By Masters, N.D. , Howell, L.L.

 

Two-Position Micro Latching Mechanism Requiring a Single Actuator

By Weight, B.L. , Howell, L.L. , Lyon, S.M. , Wait, S.

 

A Simplified Pseudo-Rigid-Body Model for Fixed-Fixed Flexible Segments

By Lyon, S.M. , Howell, L.L.

 

Modeling the Thermal Behavior of a Surface-Micromachined Linear-Displacement Thermomechanical Microactuator

By Lott, C.D. , McLain, T.W. , Harb, J.N. , Howell, L.L.

 

A Study of the Effects of Culture on Refrigerator Design: Towards Design for Culture

By Ellsworth, K., Magleby, S., Todd, R.

 

Selection of Compliant Constant-Force Mechanisms Based on Stress and Force Criteria

By Weight, B.L. , Magleby, S.P. , Howell, L.L.

 

Strain at Fracture Data for Use in Polysilicon Microsystem Design

By Kemeny, D.C. , Howell, L.L. , Fort, S. , Bromley, S., Masters, N.

 

Evaluation and Comparison of Alternative Compliant Overrunning Clutch Designs

By Roach, G.M. , Howell, L.L

 

Surface Micromachined Force Gauges: Uncertainty and Reliability

By Wittwer, J.W. , Gomm, T. , Howell, L.L.

 

In-Plane Linear-Displacement Bistable Microrelay

By Gomm, T. , Howell, L.L. , Selfridge, R.H.

 

The Modeling of Cross-Axis Flexural Pivots

By Jensen, B.D. , Howell, L.L.

2001

Design Optimization of a Fully-Compliant Bistable Micro-Mechanism

By Jensen, B.D. , Parkinson, M.B. , Kurabayashi, K. , Howell, L.L. , Baker, M.S.

 

A Pseudo-Rigid-Body Model for Initially-Curved Pinned-Pinned Segments Used in Compliant Mechanisms

By Edwards, B.T. , Jensen, B.D. , Howell, L.L.

 

Investigation of Compliant Centrifugal Clutch Designs

By Crane, N.B. , Weight, B.L. , Howell, L.L.

 

Interferometry of Actuated Microcantilevers to Determine Material Properties and Test Structure Nonidealities in MEMS

By Jensen, B.D. , de Boer, M.P., Masters, N.D., Bitsie, F. , LaVan, D.A.

 

The Influence of Product Modularity During Concept Selection of Consumer Products

By Mattson, C., Magleby, S.

 

High Production Manufacturing Considerations for Metallic Compliant Mechanisms With Long Thin Beams

By Herring, A., Magleby, S. , Howell, L. , Todd, R.

 

Ortho-Planar Linear-Motion Springs

By Parise, J.J. , Howell, L.L. , Magleby, S.P.

 

An Engineering Approach for Matching Technology to Product Applications

By Larsen, J.B. , Magleby, S.P. , Howell, L.L.

  • Proceedings of the International Conference on Engineering Design, ICED01-C586/643, pp. 521-528
    August 2001

 

Microbatteries for Self-Sustained Hybrid Micropower Supplies

By Harb, J.N. , LaFollette, R.M. , Selfridge, R.H. , Howell, L.L.

 

An Investigation of Compliant Micro-Half-Pantographs Using the Pseudorigid Body Model

By Nielson, A.J. , Howell, L.L.

 

Chinese Translation of Compliant Mechanisms published (under agreement with Wiley)

By Howell, L.L., Translator: Professor Yue-Qing Yu

 

Design of Compliant Force and Displacement Amplification Micro-Mechanisms

By Parkinson, M. , Jensen, B.D. , Kurabayashi, K.

 

Side-by-Side Comparison of Passive MEMS Residual Strain Test Structures Under Residual Compression

By Masters, N.D. , de Boer, M.P. , Jensen, B.D. , Baker, M.S. , Koester, D.

 

Design and Simulation of Shaped Comb Fingers for Compensation of Mechanical Restoring Force in Tunable Resonators

By Jensen, B. D., Mutlu, S., Miller, S., Kurabayashi, K., Allen, J.J.

 

Compliant Mechanisms

By Howell, L.L.

 

Thermal Modeling of Surface-Micromachined Linear Thermomechanical Actuator

By Lott, C.D. , McLain, T.W. , Harb, J.N. , Howell, L.L.

 

Modeling the Effects of Joint Clearances in Planar Micromechanisms

By Wittwer, J.W. , Howell, L.L. , Chase, K.W.

2000

Modeling Flexible Segments with Force and Moment End Loads via the Pseudo-Rigid-Body Model

By Lyon, S.M. , Howell, L.L. , Roach, G.M.

 

Predicting the Large-Deflection Path of Tapered Cantilever Beams

By Parkinson, M.B. , Roach, G.M. , Howell, L.L.

 

A Linear Displacement Bistable Micromechanism

By Baker, M.S. , Lyon, S.M. , Howell, L.L.

 

Optimization-Based Design of a Fully-Compliant Bistable Micromechanism

By Parkinson, M., Jensen, B.D. , Roach, G.M.

 

Design Rules for Selecting and Designing Compliant Mechanisms for Rigid-Body Replacement Synthesis

By Berglund, M. , Magleby, S. , Howell, L.L.

 

Suppliers to Multinationals: Opportunities for Increasing Manufacturing Capabilities in Less-Developed Countries

By Cahua, E. , Giauque, W. , Magleby, S. , Sorensen, C. , Todd, R.

 

Ortho-Planar Mechanisms

By Parise, J.J. , Howell, L.L. , Magleby, S.P.

 

Design and Testing of a Compliant Floating-Opposing-Arm (FOA) Centrifugal Clutch

By Crane, N.B. , Howell, L.L. , Weight, B.L.

 

A Proposed Framework for Research in Forming Successful Engineering Design Teams

By Magleby, S. , Roach, G. , Sorensen, C.

 

Compliant Mechanism Prototyping

By Mortensen, C.R. , Weight, B.L. , Howell, L.L. , Magleby, S.P.

 

Linking Engineers with the Voice of the Customer

By Dutson, A. , Todd, R. , Magleby, S. , Barnett, B.

 

Structure-Properties Relations: EBSD-Based Material-Sensitive Design

By Adams, B.L. , Henrie, B.L. , Howell, L.L. , Balling, R.J.

 

A New Class of High-Force, Low-Voltage Compliant Actuation Systems

By Rodgers, M.S. , Kota, S. , Hetrick, J. , Li, Z. , Jensen, B.D., Krygowski, T.W. , Miller, S. , Barnes, S.M. , Burg, M. S.

  • Hilton Head Workshop 2000, 
    May 2000

 

Limit Positions of Compliant Mechanisms Using the Pseudo-Rigid-Body Model Concept

By Midha, A. , Howell, L.L. , Norton, T.W.

1999

Linear Thermomechanical Microactuators

By Cragun, R. , Howell, L.L.

 

Constant-Force End-Effector Mechanism

By Evans, M.S. , Howell, L.L.

 

Microelectromechanical High-Density Energy Storage/Rapid Release System

By Rodgers, M.S. , Allen, J.J. , Jensen, B.D., Miller, S.L., Meeks, K.S.

 

A Pseudo-Rigid-Body Model for Functionally Binary Pinned-Pinned Segments Used in Compliant Mechanisms

By Edwards, B.T. , Jensen, B.D. , Howell, L.L.

 

Small Area In-Situ MEMS Test Structure to Measure Fracture Strength by Electrostatic Probing

By de Boer, M.P, Jensen, B.D. , Bitsie, F.

 

Interferometric Measurement for Improved Understanding of Boundary Effects in Micromachined Beams

By Jensen, B.D. , Bitsie, F., de Boer, M.P.

 

Quadrilateral Joints (Q-Joints) in Compliant Mechanisms

By Howell, L.L.

 

Prediction of the First Modal Frequency of Compliant Mechanisms Using the Pseudo-Rigid-Body Model

By Lyon, S.M. , Erickson, P.A. , Evans, M.S. , Howell, L.L.

 

Generalized 3-D Tolerance Analysis of Mechanical Assemblies with Small Kinematic Adjustments

By Gao, J. , Chase, K. , Magleby, S.

 

Floating Pin Joints Fabricated From Two Layers of Polysilicon at the Micro Level

By Clements K.D. , Howell, L.L. , Masters, M. , Weight, B.

 

Design of Two-Link, In-Plane, Bistable Compliant Micro-Mechanisms

By Jensen, B.D. , Howell, L.L. , Salmon, L.G.

 

IMAP: Interferometry for Material Property Measurement in MEMS

By Jensen, B.D. , de Boer M.P. , Miller, S.L.

  • Technical Proceedings of the Second International Conference Modeling and Simulation of Microsystems, pp. 206–209
    April 1999

 

Determination of Maximum Allowable Strain for Polysilicon Micro-Devices

By Bromley, S.C. , Howell, L.L. , Jensen, B.D.

1998

New Metrics for Evaluating Monte Carlo Tolerance Analysis of Assemblies

By Cvetko, R. , Chase, K. , Magleby, S.

 

Global Coordinate Method for Determining Sensitivity in Assembly Tolerance Analysis

By Gao, J. , Chase, K. , Magleby, S.

 

Compliant Pantographs via the Pseudo-Rigid-Body Model

By Nielson, A.J. , Howell, L.L.

 

An Investigation into Compliant Bistable Mechanisms

By Opdahl, P.G. , Jensen, B.D. , Howell, L.L.

 

A Compliant, Overrunning Ratchet and Pawl Clutch with Centrifugal Throw-Out

By Roach, G.M. , Lyon, S.M., Howell, L.L.

 

Introduction of Two-Link, In-Plane, Bistable Compliant MEMS

By Jensen, B.D. , Howell, L.L. , Salmon, L.G.

 

A Constrained Thermal Expansion Micro Actuator

By Cragun, R. , Howell, L.L.

 

Variable Compliance via Magneto-Rheological Materials

By Henrie, A.J.M., Howell, L.L.

  • Proceedings of the 43rd International SAMPE Symposium, pp. 431-443
    June 1998

1997

A Parametric Approach to the Optimization-Based Design of Compliant Mechanisms

By Parkinson, M.B. , Howell, L.L. , Cox, J.J.

 

Dynamic Response of Compliant Mechanisms Using the Pseudo-Rigid-Body Model

By Lyon, S.M. , Evans, M.S. , Erickson, P.A. , Howell, L.L.

 

The Design and Analysis of Compliant MEMS Using the Pseudo-Rigid-Body Model

By Jensen, B.D. , Howell, L.L. , Gunyan, D.B. , Salmon, L.G.

 

Optimal Loading Conditions for Non-Linear Deflections

By Howell, L.L. , Leonard, J.N.

 

Tolerance Analysis of 2-D and 3-D Mechanical Assemblies with Small Kinematic Adjustments: Invited Chapter in Advanced Tolerancing Techniques

By Chase, K. , Magleby, S. , Gao, J.

1996

Compliant Parallel-Guiding Mechanisms

By Derderian, J.M. , Howell, L.L., Murphy, M.D. , Lyon, S.M. , Pack, S.D.

 

Design and Evaluation of Compliant Constant-Force Mechanisms

By Millar, A.J. , Howell, L.L. , Leonard, J.N.

 

Case Studies and a Note on the Degrees-of-Freedom in Compliant Mechanisms

By Ananthasuresh, G.K. , Howell, L.L.

 

Parametric Deflection Approximations for Initially Curved, Large-Deflection Beams in Compliant Mechanisms

By Howell, L.L., Midha, A.

 

Use of the Pseudo-Rigid Body Model to Simplify the Description of Compliant Micro-Mechanisms

By Salmon, L.G. , Gunyan, D.B. , Derderian, J.M. , Opdahl, P.G. , Howell, L.L.

 

Including Geometric Feature Variations in Tolerance Analysis of Mechanical Assemblies

By Chase, K. , Gao, J. , Magleby, S. , Sorensen, C.

 

The Topological Synthesis of Compliant Mechanisms

By Murphy, M.D. , Midha, A. , Howell, L.L.

 

Availability of DFA Knowledge During the Product Development Process

By Carter, P. , Magleby, S. , Cazier, T. , O'Connell, A.M.

 

Evaluation of Equivalent Spring Stiffness for Use in a Pseudo-Rigid-Body Model of Large-Deflection Compliant Mechanisms

By Howell, L.L. , Midha, A. , Norton, T.W.

 

A Loop-Closure Theory for the Analysis and Synthesis of Compliant Mechanisms

By Howell, L.L. , Midha, A.

1995

Comparison of Assembly Tolerance Analysis by the Direct Linearization and Modified Monte Carlo Simulation Methods

By Gao, J. , Chase, K. , Magleby, S.

 

Design of Crank-Rocker Mechanisms for Transmission and Output Angle

By Norton, T.W. , Midha, A. , Howell, L.L.

 

Determination of the Degrees of Freedom of Compliant Mechanisms Using the Pseudo-Rigid-Body Model Concept

By Howell, L.L. , Midha, A.

 

The Effects of a Compliant Workpiece on the Input/Output Characteristics of Rigid-Link Toggle Mechanisms

By Howell, L.L. , Midha, A.

 

General 2-D Tolerance Analysis of Mechanical Assemblies with Small Kinematic Adjustments

By Chase, K. , Gao, J., Magleby, S.

 

Parametric Deflection Approximations for End-Loaded, Large-Deflection Beams in Compliant Mechanisms

By Howell, L.L. , Midha, A.

1994

Reliability-Based Optimal Design of a Bistable Compliant Mechanism

By Howell, L.L. , Rao, S.S., Midha, A.

 

Graphical Synthesis for Limit Positions of a Four-Bar Mechanism Using the Triangle Inequality Concept

By Norton, T.W. , Midha, A. , Howell, L.L.

 

Algorithms for Determining Part Symmetry and Envelope Dimensions from a CAD Solid Model

By Goral, A. , Magleby, S. , Carter, P.

  • Proceedings of the 16th Annual Computervision Users Group Conference, 
    October 1994

 

CAD-based Algorithm for Static Balancing of a Gimbaled Payload

By Goral, A. , Magleby, S.

  • Proceedings of the 16th Annual Computervision Users Group Conference, 
    October 1994

 

Virtual Reality Promises New Design Capabilities

By Trego, A. , Magleby, S.

 

The Topological Analysis of Compliant Mechanisms

By Murphy, M.D., Midha, A. , Howell, L.L.

 

The Development of Force-Deflection Relationships for Compliant Mechanisms

By Howell, L.L. , Midha, A.

 

Type Synthesis of Compliant Mechanisms Employing a Simplified Approach to Segment Type

By Murphy, M.D. , Midha, A. , Howell, L.L.

  • Mechanism Synthesis and Analysis, DE-Vol. 70, pp. 51-60
    June 1994

 

Dimensional Synthesis of Compliant Constant-Force Slider Mechanisms

By Howell, L.L. , Midha, A. , Murphy, M.D.

 

Methodology for the Design of Compliant Mechanisms Employing Type Synthesis Techniques with Example

By Murphy, M.D. , Midha, A. , Howell, L.L.

 

Towards the Automation of DFA Analysis through Integration with CAD

By Carter, P. , Magleby, S., O'Connell, A. M.

 

On the Mobility of Compliant Mechanisms

By Murphy, M.D. , Midha, A. , Howell, L.L.

 

A Method for the Design of Compliant Mechanisms With Small-Length Flexural Pivots

By Howell, L.L. , Midha, A.

 

On the Nomenclature, Classification, and Abstractions of Compliant Mechanisms

By Midha, A. , Norton, T.W. , Howell, L.L.

1993

Service-Oriented Integration Environment for CAD/CAM Systems

By Magleby, S. , Gunn, K. , Sorensen, C.

 

On Graphical Synthesis Techniques for Planar Four-Bar Mechanisms for Limit Positions and High Performance

By Norton, T.W. , Howell, L.L. , Midha, A.

 

Compliant Mechanisms

By Howell, L.L. , Midha, A.

  • Section 9.10, Modern Kinematics: Developments in the Last Forty Years, Editor: A. Erdman, Wiley, pp. 422-428*
    June 1993

1992

Building on the CV-DORS 3D Modeler

By Cheney, D. , Magleby, S. , Chase, K.

  • Proceedings of the 14th Annual Computervision User Conference, 
    September 1992

 

Implementing the CAM-I Application Interface Specification with Unix Interprocess Communication

By Richardson, D. , Magleby, S.

 

An Object-Oriented Environment for Product Modelers and Applications

By Magleby, S. , Gunn, K.

  • Proceedings of the International Conference on Object-Oriented Manufacturing Systems, pp. 98-103
    May 1992

1991

Graphical Synthesis of a Four-Bar Mechanism for Specification of Limit Positions or Transmission Angle

By Norton, T.W. , Howell, L.L. , Midha, A.

 

A Conceptual Architecture for a Mechanical Parts Production System based on STEP

By Barkmeyer, E. J. , Fowler, J. E. , Magleby, S.

 

Developing a Standardized Application Interface for Geometric Modelers

By Magleby, S. , Ranyak, P. , Sanford, D. , Jackson, D. , Bean, R.

  • Proceedings of the International Design Productivity Conference, 
    June 1991

1990

A Standardized Application Interface for Geometric Modelers

By Magleby, S. , Jackson, D.

  • Product Modeling for Computer-Aided Design, 
    June 1990

1988

Design by Functional Feature

By Magleby, S.

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Brigham Young University 

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