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Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Appl. Mech. March 2011, 78(2): 024502.
Published Online: November 10, 2010
... if it was uncurled? In other words, is the shock absorbing quality of a tentacle a necessity or just a convenient by-product of the rolling-in mechanism? longitudinal waves dispersion relation boundary layer cylindrical rod biomimetics elasticity plastic flow rods (structures) wave propagation...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Appl. Mech. September 2008, 75(5): 051007.
Published Online: July 15, 2008
... 27 03 2008 15 07 2008 bending biomimetics buckling compressive strength elasticity plates (structures) shear flow shear strength membrane wrinkling winkler foundation elastic instability plate buckling shear flow The elastic instability of beams and plates...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Appl. Mech. July 2007, 74(4): 668–676.
Published Online: July 19, 2006
... to cruise at high speeds over long distances. In this paper, the structural foundation for the biomimetic morphing wing is a tensegrity structure. A preliminary procedure is presented for developing morphing tensegrity structures that include actuating elements. To do this, the virtual work method has been...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Brief Notes
J. Appl. Mech. November 2001, 68(6): 948–951.
Published Online: June 12, 2001
...T. G. Barnes; T. Q. Truong; G. G. Adams, Fellow ASME; N. E. McGruer Lobsters use their antennae to navigate among obstacles along the ocean floor. Effective ambulation requires that the lobster, or a biomimetic lobster robot whose behavior is patterned after a real lobster, must distinguish between...