Theoretical design of a self-rectifying 4-bar linkage mechanism

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dc.contributor.author Bell, Colin
dc.contributor.author Farnsworth, Michael
dc.contributor.author Tiwari, Ashutosh
dc.contributor.author Dorey, Rob
dc.date.accessioned 2018-01-19T15:34:37Z
dc.date.available 2018-01-19T15:34:37Z
dc.date.issued 2013-09-27
dc.identifier.citation Bell C, Farnsworth M, Tiwari A, Dorey R, Theoretical design of a self-rectifying 4-bar linkage mechanism, Vol. 11, 2013, pp.385-389 en_UK
dc.identifier.issn 2212-8271
dc.identifier.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.procir.2013.07.028
dc.identifier.uri http://dspace.lib.cranfield.ac.uk:8080/handle/1826/12912
dc.description.abstract Mechanical systems will almost inevitably fail at some point during operation. This can either be due to a preexisting design flaw or some unexpected damage during usage. No matter how much planning and fault analysis is performed it is impossible to create a perfectly reliable machine. Existing approaches to improving reliability normally involve advances in modeling and detection to include specific mechanisms to overcome a particular failure or mitigate its effect. Whilst this has gone a long way to increasing the operational life of a machine, the overall complexity of systems has improved sharply and it is becoming more and more difficult to predict and account for all possible failure modes. Rather than focusing on mitigating or reducing the probability of failure, a new design philosophy is proposed that allows systems to reconfigure themselves to overcome failure – thus yielding a self-healing design. This approach is demonstrated in the design of a self- rectifying 4-bar linkage mechanism. en_UK
dc.language.iso en en_UK
dc.publisher Elsevier en_UK
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dc.subject Self-healing en_UK
dc.subject Linkage mechanism en_UK
dc.subject Design en_UK
dc.subject Optimisation en_UK
dc.subject Mechanical systems en_UK
dc.title Theoretical design of a self-rectifying 4-bar linkage mechanism en_UK
dc.type Article en_UK


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