Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering

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List of Papers (Total 174)

An Optimal Feed Interpolator Based on G2 Continuous Bézier Curves for High-Speed Machining of Linear Tool Path

A numerical control (NC) tool path of digital CAD model is widely generated as a set of short line segments in machining. However, there are three shortcomings in the linear tool path, such as discontinuities of tangency and curvature, huge number of line segments, and short lengths of line segments. These disadvantages hinder the development of high speed machining. To smooth...

Towards Energy Efficient Shape Rolling: Roll Pass Optimal Design and Case Studies

Shape rolling is widely employed in the production of long workpieces with appropriate cross-section profiles for other industrial applications. In the development of shape rolling systems, roll pass design (RPD) plays an essential role on the quality control of products, service life of rolls, productivity of rolling systems, as well as energy consumption of rolling operations...

Experimental Study on Influences of Surface Materials on Cavitation Flow Around Hydrofoils

In order to resist on the cavitation erosion, many researchers try to change the solidity and tenacity of the coatings, but ignore the influence of surface characteristics of materials on cavitation flow and the interaction with each other. In this paper, high speed visualization system is used to observe the cavitation flow patterns in different stage. After comparing the...

Crosswind Stability Evaluation of High-Speed Train Using Different Wind Models

Different wind models are being used for the operational safety evaluation of a high-speed train exposed to crosswinds. However, the methodology for simulating natural wind is of substantial importance in the wind–train system, and different simplified forms of natural wind result in different levels of accuracy. The purpose of the research in this paper is to investigate the...

Coefficient of Engine Flexibility as a Basis for the Assessment of Vehicle Tractive Performance

The paper attempts to analyze full load characteristics of over 500 combustion engines. Using statistical tools, the author determined the value of the coefficient of flexibility. Engine flexibility is the capability of the engine to adapt to varying loads. Importantly, in the investigations, the author took into account the parameters calculated in the course of the...

Type Synthesis of Lower Mobility Parallel Mechanisms: A Review

Type synthesis of mechanisms aims to systematically determine all possible structures for a specific mobility requirement. Numerous methods based on different theories were proposed for type synthesis of lower mobility parallel mechanisms in past decades. However, there does not exist a comprehensive review on these approaches. Therefore, the goal of this paper is to give such a...

Experimental Study on Wear Characteristics of PCBN Tool with Variable Chamfered Edge

Owing to heavy dynamic and thermal loads, PCBN tools are seriously worn during hard cutting, which largely constrains the improvement of their machining performance. Therein, the chamfered structure of a cutting edge has a notable influence on the tool wear. Thus, a comparative study was carried out on the wear morphology and wear mechanism of PCBN tools with either a variable...

Frequency Loss and Recovery in Rolling Bearing Fault Detection

Rolling element bearings are key components of mechanical equipment. The bearing fault characteristics are affected by the interaction in the vibration signals. The low harmonics of the bearing characteristic frequencies cannot be usually observed in the Fourier spectrum. The frequency loss in the bearing vibration signal is presented through two independent experiments in this...

Indirect Adaptive Robust Trajectory Tracking Control of Hard Rock TBM with Load Variation of Tunneling Face

Posture adjustment of open-type hard rock tunnel boring machine (TBM) can be achieved by properly adjusting the hydraulic pressure of gripper cylinder and torque cylinders. However, the time-varying inhomogeneous load acting on tunneling face of TBM and complex stratum working condition can cause the trajectory deviation. In this paper, the position and posture rectification...

Development and Analysis of the Magnetic Circuit on Double-Radial Permanent Magnet and Salient-Pole Electromagnetic Hybrid Excitation Generator for Vehicles

With the improvement of vehicles electrical equipment, the existing silicon rectification generator and permanent magnet generator cannot meet the requirement of the electric power consumption of the modern vehicles electrical equipment. It is difficult to adjust the air gap magnetic field of the permanent magnet generator. Consequently, the output voltage is not stable. The...

Force Analysis and Curve Design for Laying Pipe in Loop Laying Head of Wire Rod Mills

Laying head is a high-precision engineering device in hot-rolled high speed wire rod production line. Previously research works are focused on the laying pipe wear-resisting. Laying pipe curve design method based on wire rod kinematics and dynamics analyses are not reported before. In order to design and manufacture the laying pipe, the motion and force process of the wire rod in...

An Iterative Compensation Algorithm for Springback Control in Plane Deformation and Its Application

In order to solve the springback problem in sheet metal forming, the trial and error method is a widely used method in the factory, which is time-consuming and costly for its non-direction and non-quantitative. Finite element simulation is an effective method to predict the springback of complex shape parts, but its precision is sensitive to the simulation model, particularly...

Investigation on LCF Behavior of Welded Joint at Different Temperatures for Bainite Steel

The current research of low cycle fatigue (LCF) is mainly focused on the components with uniform microstructure. Compared with these typical components, LCF behavior of welded components are more complex due to their great gradient microstructure, especially for different temperature. In this paper, LCF properties were conducted on the welded joint at different temperatures for...

Characterization of Passive Films Formed on As-received and Sensitized AISI 304 Stainless Steel

The current research of corrosion resistance of stainless steels mainly focuses on characterization of the passive films by point defect mode and mixed-conduction model. The corrosion resistance of the passive films formed on as-received and sensitized AISI304 stainless steel in borate buffer solution were evaluated in this paper. The degree of sensitization and corrosion...

Image-Based Feature Extraction Technique for Inclined Crack Quantification Using Pulsed Eddy Current

Existing eddy current non-destructive testing (NDT) techniques generally do not consider the inclination angle of inclined cracks, which potentially harms a larger region of a tested structure. This work proposes the use of 2D scan images generated by using pulsed eddy current (PEC) non-destructive testing (NDT) technique in the quantification of the inclination and depth of...

Analysis of Electrical Characteristics of Inter-wire Arc in Cross-Coupling Arc

As a new composite welding heat source introduced in recent years, the cross-coupling arc uses a non-consumable electrode arc (plasma arc) and a consumable electrode arc (inter-wire arc) in cross-coupling, in which the plasma arc is the main arc and the inter-wire arc is the vice arc, to realize the separate control of the heat input to the workpiece, arc force, and droplet...

A Modified Iterated Greedy Algorithm for Flexible Job Shop Scheduling Problem

The flexible job shop scheduling problem (FJSP) is considered as an important problem in the modern manufacturing system. It is known to be an NP-hard problem. Most of the algorithms used in solving FJSP problem are categorized as metaheuristic methods. Some of these methods normally consume more CPU time and some other methods are more complicated which make them difficult to...

Hierarchical Optimization of Landing Performance for Lander with Adaptive Landing Gear

A parameterized dynamics analysis model of legged lander with adaptive landing gear was established. Based on the analysis model, the landing performances under various landing conditions were analyzed by the optimized Latin hypercube experimental design method. In order to improve the landing performances, a hierarchical optimization method was proposed considering the...

Mechanism of Spine Motion About Contact Time in Quadruped Running

The current research of quadruped robot focuses on the quadruped robot with spine motion. Contact time is a very important part of system performance. However, the mechanism of spine motion about contact time has not been clearly elucidated. In this paper, the effect of spine motion on contact time is studied deeply from dynamic view. Firstly, a simplified model of the quadruped...

Design and Simulation of Flow Field for Bone Tissue Engineering Scaffold Based on Triply Periodic Minimal Surface

A novel method was proposed to design the structure of a bone tissue engineering scaffold based on triply periodic minimal surface. In this method, reverse engineering software was used to reconstruct the surface from point cloud data. This method overcomes the limitations of commercially available software packages that prevent them from generating models with complex surfaces...

Remaining Useful Life Model and Assessment of Mechanical Products: A Brief Review and a Note on the State Space Model Method

The remaining useful life (RUL) prediction of mechanical products has been widely studied for online system performance reliability, device remanufacturing, and product safety (safety awareness and safety improvement). These studies incorporated many different models, algorithms, and techniques for modeling and assessment. In this paper, methods of RUL assessment are summarized...

Safety Assessment of Aircraft Fuel Tank Access Cover under the Impact Load by Tire Fragments

According to relevant airworthiness standards, the aircraft fuel tank access cover must withstand the impact by tire fragments, and minimize the penetration and deformation, which is critical for flight safety. To assess the safety of an aircraft fuel tank access cover subjected to tire fragments, a study of dynamic response was presented in this paper using the Finite element...

Topological and Shape Optimization of Flexure Hinges for Designing Compliant Mechanisms Using the Level Set Method

A flexure hinge is a major component in designing compliant mechanisms that offers unique possibilities in a wide range of application fields in which high positioning accuracy is required. Although various flexure hinges with different configurations have been successively proposed, they are often designed based on designers’ experiences and inspirations. This study presents a...

Broken Rotor Bar Fault Detection of Induction Motors Using a Joint Algorithm of Trust Region and Modified Bare-bones Particle Swarm Optimization

A precise detection of the fault feature parameter of motor current is a new research hotspot in the broken rotor bar (BRB) fault diagnosis of induction motors. Discrete Fourier transform (DFT) is the most popular technique in this field, owing to low computation and easy realization. However, its accuracy is often limited by the data window length, spectral leakage, fence effect...

Structural Design and Dynamic Characteristics of Overloaded Horizontal Servo Cylinder for Resisting Dynamic Partial Load

When an output curve force is applied to a horizontal servo cylinder with a heavy load, the piston rod bears a dynamic partial load based on the installation and load characteristics, which significantly affects the frequency response and control accuracy of the servo cylinder. Based on this partial load, increased friction can lead to cylinder bore scuffing, leakage, lack of...