Publications

Book Chapters

Kim, C. and Krishnan, G.,  "Synthesis through Use of Building Blocks,"  in Handbook of Compliant Mechanisms, Edited by L.L. Howell, S.P. Magleby, and B.M. Olsen, to be published by John Wiley & Sons, 2012.

Journal Articles 

 Krishnan, G., Kim, C., Kota, S., "A Kinetostatic Formulation for Load-Flow Visualization in Compliant Mechanisms", J. Mechanisms Robotics, Volume 5, 021007 (2013) (9 pages). doi: 10.1115/1.4023872

Krishnan, G., Kim, C., Kota, S., “A metric to Evaluate and Synthesize Distributed Compliant Mechanisms”, Accepted, J. Mech. Des., January 2013, Volume 135, Issue 1, 011004. doi: 10.1115/1.4007926

Kim, C., Ebenstein, D., “Curve Decomposition Analysis for Fixed-Guided Beams with Application to Statically Balanced Compliant Mechanisms”,  J. Mechanisms Robotics, November 2012, Volume 4, Issue 4, 041009 (9 pages). http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4007488


Krishnan, G., Kim, C., and Kota, S.: Building block method: a bottom-up modular synthesis methodology for distributed compliant mechanisms, Mech. Sci., 3, 15-23, doi:10.5194/ms-3-15-2012, 2012.

Krishnan, G., Kim, C., Kota, S., An Intrinsic Geometric Framework for the Building Block Synthesis of Single Point Compliant Mechanisms, J. Mechanisms Robotics 3, 011001 (2011).

Hoetmer, K., Woo, G., Kim, C., Herder, J., Negative Stiffness Building Blocks for Statically Balanced Compliant Mechanisms: Design and Testing, J. Mechanisms Robotics 2, 041007 (2010) (7 pages)

Cappelleri, D., Krishnan, G., Kim, C., Kumar, V., Kota, S., Toward the Design of a Decoupled, Two-Dimensional, Vision-Based uN Force Sensor, J. Mechanisms Robotics 2, 021010 (2010) (9 pages), May 2010.

Kim, C., Design Strategies for the Topology Synthesis of Dual Input-Single Output Compliant Mechanisms, J. Mechanisms Robotics 1, 041002 (2009) (10 pages)

Kim, C., Moon, Y.-M., Kota, S. A Building Block Approach to the Conceptual Synthesis of Compliant Mechanisms utilizing Compliance and Stiffness Ellipsoids, J. Mech. Des. 130, 022308 (2008) (11 Pages).

Kim, C., Kota, S., Moon, Y.-M., An instant center approach towards the conceptual design of compliant mechanisms, J. Mech. Des. 128, May 2006, pp. 542-550.

 

Conference Papers 

2012

J. Bishop-Moser, G. Krishnan, C. Kim, S. Kota. ‘Design of Soft Robotic Actuators using Fluid Filled Fiber-Reinforced Elastomeric Enclosures’, To appear at IROS 2012, Portugal.

G. Krishnan, J. Bishop-Moser, C. Kim, S. Kota. ‘Evaluating Mobility Behavior of Fluid Filled Fiber-Reinforced Elastomeric Enclosures’, Proceedings of the 36th Mechanisms and Robotics Conference at ASME IDETC 2012, Chicago, IL, August 2012.

J. Bishop-Moser, G. Krishnan, C. Kim, S. Kota. ‘Kinematic Synthesis of Fiber Reinforced Soft Actuators in Parallel Combination’, Proceedings of the 36th Mechanisms and Robotics Conference at ASME IDETC 2012,  Chicago, IL, August 2012.

2011

Kim, C., Curve Decomposition Analysis for Fixed-Guided Beams with Application to Statically Balanced Compliant Mechanisms,  Proceedings of the 35th Mechanisms and Robotics Conference at IDETC, Washington D.C., August 2011.

Krishnan, G., Kim, C., Kota, C., A Metric to Evaluate and Synthesize Distributed Compliant Mechanisms, Proceedings of the 35th Mechanisms and Robotics Conference at IDETC, Washington D.C., August 2011.

Andersen, A., Kim, C., Principles of Mechanical Design for the Developing World: A Case Study Approach, Proceedings of the Design Automation Conference at IDETC, Washington D.C., August 2011.

Chase, M., McCallen, K., Martin, J., Kim, C., Generating Interest for Engineering in Early Childhood Education Through a Book About Dissection, Proceedings of the Design Education Conference at IDETC, Washington D.C., August 2011.

2010

Krishnan, G., Kim, C., Kota, S.,  Load-Transmitter Constraint Sets: An Effective Tool for Visualizing Load Path in Compliant Mechanisms and Structures, DETC2010-28810, Proceedings of the 34th Mechanisms and Robotics Conference at IDETC, Montreal, Canada, August 15-18, 2010. Winner of Compliant Mechanisms Best Paper Award.

Krishnan, G., Kim, C., Kota, S.,  Load-Transmitter Constraint Sets: Part II A Building Block Based Methodology for the Synthesis of Compliant Mechanisms, DETC2010-28819, Proceedings of the 34th Mechanisms and Robotics Conference at IDETC, Montreal, Canada, August 15-18, 2010.

2009

Krishnan, G., Kim, C., Kota, S.,  Design Synthesis of 2-D Compliant Mechanisms Utilizing Serial Concatenation of Building Blocks, DETC2009-87445, Proceedings of the 33rd Mechanisms and Robotics Conference at IDETC, San Diego, CA August 30-September 2, 2009.

Cappelleri, D., Krishnan, G., Kim, C., Kumar, V., Kota, S., Towards the Design of a Decoupled, Two-Dimensional, Vision-Based uN Force Sensor for Microrobotics, DETC2009-87386, Proceedings of the 2009 ASME Micro and Nano Systems Conference at IDETC, San Diego, CA August 30-September 2, 2009.

Hoetmer, K., Kim, C., Herder, J., A Building Block Approach for the Design of Statically Balanced Compliant Mechanisms, Proceedings of the 33rd Mechanisms and Robotic Conference at IDETC, San Diego, CA, August 30-September 2, 2009.

Hart, K., Shooter, S., Kim, C., Approach to Evaluate and Implement Information Systems that Satisfy Your Goals, IDETC2009-DAC87327, Proceedings of the 2009 Design Automation Conference at IDETC, San Diego, CA, August 30-September 2, 2009.

Hart, K., Shooter, S., Kim, C., A Framework for Engineering Dissection Exercise Creation and Implementation, DETC2009/DEC-87032. Proceedings of the 2009 Symposium on International Design and Design Education at IDETC, San Diego, CA August 30-September 2, 2009.

2008

Kim, C., Functional Characterization of Compliant Building blocks Utilizing Eigentwists and Eigenwrenches, DETC2008-49267, Proceedings of the 32nd Mechanisms and Robotics Conference at IDETC2008, New York, NY, August 3-6, 2008.

Krishnan, G., Kim, C., Kota, S., A Lumped-Model Based Bulding-Block Concatenation for a Conceptual Compliant Mechanisms Synthesis, DETC2008-49496, Proceedings of the 32nd Mechanisms and Robotics Conference at IDETC2008, New York, NY, August 3-6, 2008.

Kalapay, D., Kim, C., Design of a Compliant Energy Storage Impulse Mechanism for a Desktop Stapler, DETC2008-49451, Proceedings of the 32nd Mechanisms and Robotics Conference at IDETC2008, New York, NY, August 3-6, 2008.

2007

Kim, C., Decomposition Strategies for the Synthesis of Single-Input Single-Output and Dual-Input Single-Output Compliant Mechanisms, DETC2007-35449, Proceedings of the 31st Mechanisms and Robotics Conference at IDETC2007, Las Vegas, NV, September 4-7, 2007.

2006

Kim, C., Moon, Y.-M., Kota, S., Conceptual Synthesis of Compliance at a Single Point, Proceedings of the 30th Mechanisms and Robotics Conference at IDETC2006, Philadelphia, PA, September 10-13, 2006.

2002-2004

Kim, C., Kota, S., Design of a Compliant Transmission for Secondary Microactuators in Disk Drives, 2002 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Montreal, Canada, 2002.

Kim, C., Kota, S., Moon, Y.-M., An instant center approach towards the conceptual design of compliant mechanisms, Proceedings of the 2004 ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Salt Lake City, UT, 2004.

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