Refereed Conference Papers

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Design and Prototyping a Shape-Changing Rigid-Body Human Foot in Gait
Rolfe, T., Murray, A., Myszka, D.
Proceedings of the 2018 ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conference, Quebec City, Canada,  Aug. 26-29, 2018

A Study on the Structural Suitability of Tensegrity Structures to Serve as Morphing Aircraft Wings

Myszka, D., Joo, J.
Proceedings of the 2018 ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conference, Quebec City, Canada,  Aug. 26-29, 2018

A Study on the Influence of Planar Mechanism Design on energy Use during Controlled Movements
Myszka, D., Fischer, A., Murray, A.
Proceedings of the 2018 ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conference, Quebec City, Canada,  Aug. 26-29, 2018

Steady-State Modeling of Condensing Units with an Economizer Loop
Murgham, H., Myszka, D., Bahel, V., Burns, N., Wynn, K., Saunders, M., Rajendran, R.
Proceedings of the 2018 International Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Conference, West Lafayette, IN, Jul. 9 - 12, 2018

Spherical Linkage Analysis and Synthesis by Special Unitary Matrices for Solution via Numerical Algebraic Geometry
Almestiri, S.M., Murray, A.P., and Myszka, D.H.
Proceedings of the 2017 ASME International Design and Engineering Technical Conferences, Cleveland, OH, Aug. 6-9, 2017

Synthesizing Planar Rigid-Body Chains for Morphometric Applications
Li, B., Murray, A.P., Myszka, D.H. and Subsol, G.
Proceedings of the 2016 ASME International Design and Engineering Technical Conferences, Charlotte, NC, Aug. 21-24, 2016

Murgham, H., Myszka, D.H., Bahel, V., Rajendran, R., Knapke, K., Shivashankar, S. Wynn, K.Proceedings of the 2016 International Compressor Engineering Conference at Purdue, Jul. 11-14, 2016

Parihar, A., Myszka, D.H., Robinet, B., Hodapp, T.Proceedings of the 2016 International Compressor Engineering Conference at Purdue, Jul. 11-14, 2016

Rapidly Locating and Accurately Tracking the Center of Mass Using Statically Equivalent Serial Chains
Almandeel, A., Myszka, D.H., Gonzalez, A., Fraisse, P., and Murray, A.P.
Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE-RAS 15th International COnference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids), Seoul, Korea, Nov. 3-5, 2015

Designing Variable-Geometry Extrusion Dies that Utilize Planar Shape-Changing Rigid-Body Mechanisms
Li, B., Murray, A.P., and Myszka, D.H.
Proceedings of the 2015 ASME International Design and Engineering Technical Conferences, Boston, MA, Aug. 2-5, 2015

Singularity Traces of Planar Linkages that Include Prismatic and Revolute JointsAlmestiri, S.M., Murray, A.P., Myszka, D.H., and Wampler, C.W.Proceedings of the 2015 ASME International Design and Engineering Technical Conferences, Boston, MA, Aug. 2-5, 2015

Reducing Structural Error in Function Generating Mechanisms Via the Addition of Large Numbers of Four-Bar MechanismsAli, H., Murray, A.P., and Myszka, D.H.Proceedings of the 2015 ASME International Design and Engineering Technical Conferences, Boston, MA, Aug. 2-5, 2015

A Mechanical Regenerative Brake and Launch Assist using an Open Differential and Elastic Energy StorageMyszka, D.H., Murray, A.P., Giaier, K., Jayaprakash V., and Gillum C.Proceedings of SAE 2015 World Congress and Exhibition, Detroit, MI, Apr. 21-23, 2015

Variable Geometry Dies for Polymer ExtrusionGiaier, K.S., Myszka, D.H., Kramer, W.P., and Murray, A.P.Proceedings of ASME 2014 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Montreal, Canada, Nov. 14-20, 2014Improving Techniques in Statically Equivalent Serial Chain Modeling for Center of Mass EstimationLi, B., Murray, A.P., and Myszka, D.H.Proceedings of the 2014 ASME International Design and Engineering Technical Conferences, Buffalo, NY, Aug. 17-20, 2014

A Novel, Elastically-Based, Regenerative Brake and Launch Assist MechanismNieman, J.E., Myszka, D.H., and Murray, A.P.Proceedings of the 2014 ASME International Design and Engineering Technical Conferences, Buffalo, NY, Aug. 17-20, 2014

Serial Chains of Spherical Four-Bar Mechanisms to Achieve Design HelicesGiaier, K.S., Murray, A.P., and Myszka, D.H.Proceedings of the 2014 ASME International Design and Engineering Technical Conferences, Buffalo, NY, Aug. 17-20, 2014

A Semi-Empirical Prediction Model for the Discharge Line Temperature of Hermetic CompressorsMyszka, D.H., Guan, C., Murray, A.P., and Hodapp, T.R.Proceedings of the 2014 International Compressor Engineering Conference, West Lafayette, IN, Jul. 14-17, 2014

Development of a Spring-Based Automotive StarterMyszka, D.H., Lauden, J., Joyce, P., Murray, A.P., and Gillum C.SAE 2014 World Congress and Exhibition, Detroit, MI, Apr. 8-10, 2014

Four-Bar Linkage Synthesis for a Combination of Motion and Path-Point GenerationTong, Y., Myszka, D.H., and Murray, A.P.Proceedings of the 2013 ASME International Design and Engineering Technical Conferences, Portland, OR, Aug. 4-7, 2013

Using the Singularity Trace to Understand Linkage Motion CharacteristicsLi, L., Myszka, D.H., Murray, A.P., and Wampler C.W.Proceedings of the 2013 ASME International Design and Engineering Technical Conferences, Portland, OR, Aug. 4-7, 2013

Improving Techniques for Center of Mass Estimation Using Statically Equivalent Serial Chain ModelingLi, B., Murray, A.P., and Myszka, D.H.Proceedings of the 2013 CANCAM, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, Jun. 2-5, 2013

Mechanism Branches, Turning Curves, and Critical PointsMyszka, D.H., Murray, A.P., and Wampler, C.W.Proceedings of the 2012 ASME International Design and Engineering Technical Conferences, Chicago, IL, Aug. 12-15, 2012

Kinematic Synthesis of Planar, Shape-Changing Compliant Mechanisms Using Pseudo-Rigid-Body ModelsZhao, K., Schmiedeler, J.P., and Murray, A.P.Proceedings of the 2012 ASME International Design and Engineering Technical Conferences, Chicago, IL, Aug. 12-15, 2012

Kinematic Synthesis of Planar, Shape-Changing Rigid Body Mechanisms for Design Profiles With Significant Differences in Arc LengthShamsudin, S., Murray, A.P., Myszka, D.H., and Schmiedeler, J.P.Proceedings of the 2011 ASME International Design and Engineering Technical Conferences, Washington, DC, Aug. 28-31, 2011

Synthesis of Coupler-Drivers for Four Position Planar Synthesis TasksPerkins, D., and Murray, A.P.Proceedings of the 2011 ASME International Design and Engineering Technical Conferences, Washington, DC, Aug. 28-31, 2011

Kinematic Synthesis of Planar, Shape-Changing Rigid Body Mechanisms with Prismatic JointsZhao, K., Schmiedeler, J., and Murray, A.,Proceedings of the 2011 ASME International Design and Engineering Technical Conferences, Washington, DC, Aug. 28-31, 2011

Singularity-Free RPR and SPS Chains for Actuating Single Degree of Freedom Planar and Spherical MechanismsPerkins, D., and Murray, A.,Proceedings of the 2010 ASME International Design and Engineering Technical Conferences, Montreal, Canada, Aug. 15-18, 2010

Using a Singularity Locus to Exhibit the Number of Geometric Inversions, Transitions and Circuits of a LinkageMyszka, D., Murray, A., and Schmiedeler, J.,Proceedings of the 2010 ASME International Design and Engineering Technical Conferences, Montreal, Canada, Aug. 15-18, 2010

On the Manipulability of the Center of Mass of Humanoid Robots, Application to DesignCotton, S., Fraisse, P., and Murray, A.,Proceedings of the 2010 ASME International Design and Engineering Technical Conferences, Montreal, Canada, Aug. 15-18, 2010

Slider Cranks as Compatibility Linkages for Parameterizing Center Point CurvesMyszka, D., and Murray, A.,Proceedings of the 2009 ASME International Design and Engineering Technical Conferences, San Diego, CA, Aug. 30-Sep. 2, 2009

Identifying Sets of Four and Five Positions That Generate Distinctive Center-Point CurvesMyszka, D., and Murray, A.,Proceedings of the 2009 ASME International Design and Engineering Technical Conferences, San Diego, CA, Aug. 30-Sep. 2, 2009

Comparison of Torque and Coupler-Driven Four-Bar Mechanisms As Solutions to Planar Four Position and Spherical Four Orientation TasksPerkins, D., and Murray, A., ,Proceedings of the 2009 ASME International Design and Engineering Technical Conferences, San Diego, CA, Aug. 30-Sep. 2, 2009

Estimation of the Center of Mass Using Statically Equivalent Serial ChainsCotton, S., Murray, A., and Fraisse, P.,Proceedings of the 2009 ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, San Diego, CA, Aug. 30-Sep. 2, 2009

Statically Equivalent Serial Chains for Modeling the Center of Mass of Humanoid RobotsCotton, S., Murray, A., and Fraisse, P.,Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE-RAS International Conference on Human Robotics, Daejeon, Korea, Dec. 1-3, 2008

Singularity Analysis of Rigid-Body, Closed-Loop, Shape Changing MechanismsMyszka, D.H., Murray, A.P., and Schmiedeler, J.P.,Proceedings of the 2008 ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, New York, Aug. 3-6, 2008

Using an Alternative Student Performance Evaluation in a Mechanical Measurements Course
Myszka, D.,Proc. of the 2008 Annual Conference and Exposition, ASEE, 2008.

Using Data Acquisition Software to Generate the Vibration Response of a Structure
Myszka, D., Drehs, T.,Proc. of the 2007 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, ASME, 2007.

Synthesis of Planar Shape-Changing Rigid-Body Mechanisms Approximating Closed CurvesPersinger, J., Schmiedeler, J., and Murray, A.,Proceedings of the 2007 ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Las Vegas, Sep. 4-7, 2007

Assessing Position Order in Rigid Body Guidance: An Intuitive Approach to Fixed Pivot SelectionMyszka, D., Murray, A., and Schmiedeler, J.,Proceedings of the 2007 ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Las Vegas, Sep. 4-7, 2007


Integrating Chinese Students into an American Classroom: Lessons Learned
Myszka, D., Schnieder, S., Segalewitz, S.,Proc. of the 2007 Annual Conference and Exposition, ASEE, 2007.

Software for the Kinematic Synthesis of Coupler-Driven Spherical Four-Bar MechanismsGrimm, E., Murray, A., and Turner, M.,Proceedings of the 2007 ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Las Vegas, Sep. 4-7, 2007

Static Analysis of Torque and Coupler Driven Spherical Four-bar Mechanisms with an Applied LoadPerkins, D., Turner, M., and Murray, A.,Proceedings of the 2007 ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Las Vegas, Sep. 4-7, 2007

Design of a High-Speed Spherical Four-bar Mechanism for use in a Motion Common in Assembly ProcessesMurray, A., and Pierrot, F.,Proceedings of the 2007 ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Las Vegas, Sep. 4-7, 2007

Software for Investigating the Kinematics, Statics and Dynamics of Coupler-Driven Four-Bars for Two Position SynthesisTurner, M., Grimm, E., Debrosse, D., Kosmac, K., and Murray, A.,Proceedings of the 2007 ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Las Vegas, Sep. 4-7, 2007

Synthesis of Planar, Shape-Changing Rigid Body MechanismsKorte, B., Murray, A. and Schmiedeler, J.,Proceedings of the 2006 ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Philadelphia, PA, Sep. 10-13, 2006

Approximation Planar, Morphing Curves with Rigid Body LinkagesMurray, A., Korte, B. and Schmiedeler, J.,Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Advances in Robot Kinematics (ARK), Lubljana, Slovenia, Jun. 25-29, 2006

A Low Cost Signal Conditioning Module for Mechanical Measurements
Myszka, D., Patterson, M., Globig, J.,Proc. of the 2006 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, ASME, 2006.

Motivating Students in an Introduction to Computing Course by Requiring Animated Solutions
Myszka, D.,Proc. of the 2006 Annual Conference and Exposition, ASEE, 2006.

A First Order Mechanical Model of Avian Flapping Flight
Myszka, D., Sanders, B.,2006 Dayton/Cincinnati Aerospace Sciences Symposium, AIAA, 2006.

Systematic Process for Constructing Spherical Four Bar MechanismsTurner, M., Murray, A., Perkins, D. and Larochelle, P.,Proceedings of the 2005 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Orlando, FL, Nov. 5-11, 2005

Projection Metrics for Rigid-Body DisplacementsLarochelle, P. and Murray, A.,Proceedings of the 2005 ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Long Beach, CA, Sep. 24-28, 2005

Solid Modeling, the Cornerstone of Design
Myszka, D.,Proc. of the 2005 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, ASME, 2005.

Merging Design Competition and Industry Sponsored Projects
Blust, R., Myszka, D.,Proc. of the 2005 Annual Conference and Exposition, ASEE, 2005

The Appropriate Approach for Statics and Dynamics in Engineering Technology
Myszka, D.,Proc. of the 2005 Annual Conference and Exposition, ASEE, 2005

Mechanization of a High Aspect Ratio Wing for Aerodynamic ControlFrank, G., Joo, J., Sanders, B., Garner, D. and Murray, A.,Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Adaptive Structures and Technologies, Bar Harbor, ME, Oct. 25-27, 2004

Selecting Joint Locations in a Watt II Six-Bar with Sliding Output to Ensure a Cranking InputPerry, L., and Murray, A.,Proceedings of the ASME 2004 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, Salt Lake City, UT, Sep. 28-Oct. 2, 2004

SVD and PD Based Projection Metrics on SE(n)Larochelle, P., Murray, A., and Angeles, J.,Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Advances in Robot Kinematics (ARK), Sestri Levante, Italy, Jun. 28-Jul. 1, 2004

Running Accuracy of Re-circulating Linear Bearings
Myszka, D.,Proc. of the 2004 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, ASME, 2004.

Putting the Design in Computer Aided Design
Myszka, D.,Proc. of the 2004 Annual Conference and Exposition, ASEE 2004.

Suggesting Joint Limitations and Physical Parameters for Motion Generating 3 DOF Planar ChainsPerry, L., and Murray, A.Proceedings of the 2003 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference, Chicago, IL, Sep. 2-6, 2003

Using Tuned Mass Dampers to Eliminate Vibration in a Measurement Machine
Myszka, D.,Proc. of the 2003 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, ASME, 2003.

An Industry Sponsored, Interdisciplinary Senior Project Course
Myszka, D.,Proc. of the 2003 Annual Conference and Exposition, ASEE, 2003

Developing Classifications for Synthesizing, Refining, and Animating Planar MechanismsMartin, D., and Murray, A.Proceedings of the 2002 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference, Montreal, Canada, Sep. 29-Oct. 2, 2002

Two Position, Two Velocity Synthesis of a Spherical Mechanism with Translating CenterPerry, L., Turner M. and Murray, A.Proceedings of the 2002 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference, Montreal, Canada, Sep. 29-Oct. 2, 2002

Implementing Student Centered Case Studies
Myszka, D.,Proc. of the 2002 Annual Conference and Exposition, ASEE, 2002.

Early Lessons in Executing Distributed Collaborative Student Design ProjectsMurray, A., Stevens, J., Smari, W., Kremer, G. and Marquart, J.Proceedings of the 2001 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, Sep. 9-12, 2001
Experiences in Integrating the Product Realization Process into the Design Curriculum
Doepker, P. and Murray, A.,Proceedings of the 2001 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, Sep. 9-12, 2001
Learning the Tools and Techniques of Geographically Dispersed Collaborative Design Via a Brief Student Project
Murray A., Stevens, J. and Smari, W.,Proceedings of the 2001 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Albuquerque, NM, Jun. 24-27, 2001

Mapping Thermal Er
rors from
a Coordinate Measurement Machine
Myszka, D.,Proc. of the 2001 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, ASME, 2001.

A Single-Session, Laboratory Primer in Taguchi Methods
Myszka, D.,Proc. of the 2001 Annual Conference and Exposition, ASEE, 2001.

Integrating Solid Modeling throughout a Mechanical Engineering Technology Curriculum
Myszka, D.,Proc. of the 2001 Annual Conference and Exposition, ASEE, 2001
Dynamics and Control of a 4C Mechanism
Hanchak, M. S., Kashani, A. R. and Murray, A. P.,Proceedings of the 2000 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Orlando, FL, Nov. 5-10, 2000

Kinematic Synthesis of Binary Actuated Mechanisms for Rigid Body GuidanceHanchak, M. S. and Murray, A. P.,Proceedings of the 2000 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference, Baltimore, MD, Sep. 10-13, 2000

SDAMP: Software for the Design and Analysis of Mechanical PressesStumph, H. E. and Murray, A. P.,Proceedings of the 2000 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference, Baltimore, MD, Sep. 10-13, 2000

Defect-free Slider-crank Function Generation for 4.5 Precision PointsStumph, H. E. and Murray, A. P.,Proceedings of the 2000 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference, Baltimore, MD, Sep. 10-13, 2000
Kinematic Synthesis of Planar Platforms with RPR, PRR and RRR Chains
Murray, A. P. and Hanchak, M.,Advances in Robot Kinematics, Ed. J. Lenarcic and M. Stanisic, Academic Publishers, Boston, MA, June, 2000

Design and Development of a Centrifugally Loaded Bearing Test Fixture
Myszka, D.,Proc. of the International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, ASME, 2000.

Integrating Several Traditional Models to Simulate a Scroll Compressor
Myszka, D.,Proc. of the 1999 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, ASME, 1999.

N-Position Synthesis of Parallel Planar Platforms
Murray, A. P. and Pierrot, F.,Advances in Kinematics: Robotics and Control, Ed. J. Lenarcic and M. Husty, Academic Publishers, Boston, MA, Jun., 1998, pp. 69-78

The Design for Assembly Guidelines Transform a Product Innovation from a Loser to a Winner
Myszka, D.,Proc. of the 1998 Design Engineering Technical Conference, ASME, 1998.

Development of an Analytical Model for the Discharge Process in Scroll Compressors
Myszka, D.,Proc. of the 1998 International Compressor Engineering Conference, ASHRAE, 1998.

A Classification Scheme for Planar 4R, Spherical 4R and Spatial RCCC Linkages to Facilitate Computer AnimationMurray, A. P. and Larochelle, P. M.,Proceedings of the 1998 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences: Mechanisms Conference, Atlanta, GA, 1998

Constraint Manifold Synthesis of Planar LinkagesMurray, A. P. and McCarthy, J. M.,Proceedings of the 1996 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences: Mechanisms Conference, Irvine, CA, Aug., 1996
On the Design of Parallel Manipulators for a Prescribed Workspace: a Planar Quaternion Approach
Murray, A. P., Pierrot, F., Dauchez, P. and McCarthy, J. M.,5th International Symposium on Advances in Robot Kinematics, Ed. J. Lenarcic and V. Parenti-Castelli, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston, MA, Jun., 1996, pp. 349-357

A Linkage Type Map for Spherical 4 Position SynthesisMurray, A. P. and McCarthy, J. M.,Proceedings of the 1995 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Boston, MA, Sep., 1995

Five Position Synthesis of Spatial CC DyadsMurray, A. and McCarthy, J., ,Proceedings of the 1994 ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences: Mechanisms Conference, DE-Vol. 70, Minneapolis, MN, Sep., 1994
Characterizing the Workspace of the Spherical Image of Cooperating Robots
Murray, A. and McCarthy, J.,Advances in Robot Kinematics and Computational Geometry, Ed. J. Lenarcic and B. Ravani, Kluwer, Academic Publishers, Boston, MA, 1994.

Laboratories that Support the Design Function
Myszka, D.,Proc. of the 1994 Winter Annual Meeting, ASME, 1994.

SPHINX: Software for Synthesizing Spherical 4R MechanismsLarochelle, P., Dooley, J., Murray, A. and McCarthy, J.,Proceedings of the NSF Design and Manufacturing Systems Conference, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, NC, Jan., 1993, pp. 607-611
Designing Mechanisms for Workspace Fit
Park, F., Murray, A. and McCarthy, J.,Computational Kinematics: Proceedings of the Computational Kinematics Workshop, Dahgstuhl, Germany, Ed. J. Angeles, G. Hommel and P. Kovacs, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston, MA, 1993, pp. 295-306

Design and Development in the Classroom
Myszka, D.,Proc. of the Winter Annual Meeting, ASME, 1993.

Educating Engineering Technologists in the Finite Element Method
Myszka, D.,Proc. of the 1992 Annual Conference and Exposition, ASEE, 1992.

Design Projects that Emphasize the Total Design Process
Myszka, D.Proc. of the 1992 North Central Meeting, ASEE, 1992.
The Opposite Pole Quadrilateral Parameterization of Planar and Sphercial Center Point and Circling Point Curves
Bodduluri, R. M. C., Murray, A. and McCarthy, J. M.,Proceedings of the Applied Mechanisms and Robotics Conference, Cincinnati, OH, Nov., 1991

Integrating Computer Techniques into Machine Design Courses
Myszka, D.,Proc. of the 1991 North Central Meeting, ASEE, 1991.