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robotics
1. Direct Kinematics Solution of 3-RCC Parallel Robot using a Semi-Analytical Homotopy Method

Seyyed Mojtaba Varedi-Koulaei; Masoumeh Rahimi

Volume 12, Issue 1 , March 2019, Pages 1-12

Abstract
  Parallel robots are closed-loop mechanisms presenting very good performances in terms of accuracy, rigidity, and the ability to manipulate large loads. Inverse kinematics problem for most parallel robots is straightforward, while the direct kinematics is not. The latter requires the solution of the system ...  Read More

robotics
2. Optimal Design of a Novel Two-Branch Spray Painting Robot for Prescribed Process Space

Meisam Vahabi; Majid Ahi

Volume 12, Issue 1 , March 2019, Pages 13-21

Abstract
  Painting of roadside blocks manually is costly and time-consuming and can cause road accidents for workers. This paper is devoted to the optimum design of a novel two-branch robot utilized as spray painting mechanism for side and top of the roadside blocks simultaneously. Considering painting process ...  Read More

3. Modelling of Non-Uniform Piezoelectric Micro-Cantilever in Different Environments

Mitra Taghizade; A. H. Korayem; M. H. Korayem

Volume 12, Issue 1 , March 2019, Pages 23-29

Abstract
  In recent years, Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) has been known as a powerful and efficient tool for surface imaging in different environment. To enhance image quality and more precise prediction of Micro-cantilever (MC) behaviour, accuracy in the MC modeling and simulation and detecting the MC sensitivity ...  Read More

Mechanical Engineering
4. Qualification of Propeller by Experimental and Analytical Methods

K. Siva Prasad; S. Murthy Bellala

Volume 12, Issue 1 , March 2019, Pages 31-39

Abstract
  The paper focuses on static and dynamic analysis of propeller blade made of Aluminium-24345 material. The solid model of propeller blade and propeller are developed in CATIA V5 R20. By using this model, propeller blade was manufactured using 3-Axis CNC milling machine by adopting MASTERCAM software. ...  Read More

metal forming
5. Optimal Design of Steppers in Single Step High Pressure Torsion (SIHPT) Process as a Novel SPD Method

Mehdi Eskandarzadeh; Ghader Faraji; A. Masoumi; Ali Kalaki

Volume 12, Issue 1 , March 2019, Pages 41-50

Abstract
  Single Step High Pressure Torsion (SIHPT) is a newly developed HPT based method for processing of materials which is capable of producing nanostructured long samples with characteristics comparable to conventional HPT process. While, conventional HPT can be applied only on thin samples; it is possible ...  Read More

metal forming
6. Multi-Objective Optimization of Loading Paths for Double-Layered Tube Hydroforming using Finite Element Analysis

Hamed Ebrahimi Keshmarzi; Ramin Hashemi; Reza Madoliat

Volume 12, Issue 1 , March 2019, Pages 51-58

Abstract
  One of the most important studies in tube hydroforming process is optimization of loading paths. The primary purpose of this research is to maximize formability by detecting the optimal forming parameters. The most significant settings in the prosperity of tube hydroforming process, are internal pressure ...  Read More

metal forming
7. Impact of Loading Rate in Hot Tube Gas Forming of AA6063

Mastafa Rajaee; Seyed Jamal Hosseinipour; Hamed Jamshidi Aval

Volume 12, Issue 1 , March 2019, Pages 59-66

Abstract
  In this paper, the manufacturing of a cylindrical AA6063 step tube via hot metal gas forming (HMGF) process is studied both experimentally and numerically. The goal is to investigate the effect of loading rate on the specimen profile and thickness distribution. ABAQUS finite element software is used ...  Read More

8. Determination of Local Constitutive Properties of Aluminum using Digital Image Correlation: A Comparative Study Between Uniform Stress and Virtual Fields

Ali Shahmirzaloo; Mohammadreza Farahani

Volume 12, Issue 1 , March 2019, Pages 67-75

Abstract
  A proper understanding of material mechanical properties is important in designing and modelling of components. As a part of a study on the structural integrity, the Digital Image Correlation technique was used to obtain the full-field strain distribution during a tensile test of the specimens. The displacement ...  Read More

welding
9. Effect of the Number of Welding Passes on the Microstructure and Wear Behavior of St52 Plain Carbon Steel Coated with a High Chromium-Carbon Electrode

Mohsen Barmaki; Kamran Amini; Farhad Gharavi

Volume 12, Issue 1 , March 2019, Pages 77-83

Abstract
  This study investigated the effect of the number of welding passes on the microstructure, hardness, and wear behavior of St52 plain carbon steel coated with an E10-UM-60R electrode in accordance with the DIN 8555 standard using SMAW method. An optical microscope (OM) and a scanning electron microscope ...  Read More

Mechanical Engineering
10. Evaluating the Effects of Overload and Welding Residual Stress in Fatigue Crack Propagation

Ali Moarefzadeh; Shahram Shahrooi; Mehdi Jalali Azizpour

Volume 12, Issue 1 , March 2019, Pages 85-93

Abstract
  In this paper, a suitable method is presented to predicate fatigue crack propagation for cyclic loading with overload in residual stresses field resulted by weld. For this, first effective stress intensity factor (SIF) and effective cycle ratio (R) are introduced as function depending on SIFs resulted ...  Read More

advanced manufacturing technology
11. Recycling of Magnesium Machining Chips via Shear Consolidation Processing

Reza Abdi Behnagh; Peyman Mashhadi Keshtiban; Hadi Abdollahi

Volume 12, Issue 1 , March 2019, Pages 95-99

Abstract
  In this research, the feasibility of solid-state recycling of pure magnesium (Mg) chips is investigated by applying a synthesis technique called shear consolidation processing (SCP). During the SCP, machining chips are first loaded into the container and slightly compacted, and then a rotating tool with ...  Read More

12. Design and Manufacturing Optimization of Abrasive Water Jet Machining using Expert System

Morteza sadegh amalnik

Volume 12, Issue 1 , March 2019, Pages 101-114

Abstract
  This paper addresses the concept of the expert system for abrasive waterjet machining.  For optimization of abrasive waterjet machining, computer based concurrent engineering environment is used. The design specification is acquired through a feature based approach. The expert system links with ...  Read More

welding
13. Effect of TID-dressing on Fatigue Life Stress Concentration Factor in St37-2Butt Weldments

Abbas Fadaei; Mostafa Jalalizadeh; Faeze Mohammad Zaheri

Volume 12, Issue 1 , March 2019, Pages 115-123

Abstract
  The researchers have shown that there are cracks in the toe weld and they have an important role in the welding failure. The elimination of these shortcomings and the improvement of the fatigue life have always been a concern for the industrial designers. One method of improving the fatigue life of the ...  Read More