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The Design Exemplar: A New Data Structure for Embodiment Design Automation

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Joshua D. Summers

Mechanical Engineering Department, Clemson University, Clemson, SC 29634-0921e-mail: joshua.summers@ces.clemson.edu

Bernie Bettig

Mechanical Engineering–Engineering Mechanics Dept., Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI 49931-1295e-mail: bettig@mtu.edu

Jami J. Shah

Dept. of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287-6106e-mail: jami.shah@asu.edu

J. Mech. Des 126(5), 775-787 (Oct 28, 2004) (13 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1767179 History: Received October 01, 2001; Revised February 01, 2004; Online October 28, 2004
Copyright © 2004 by ASME
Topics: Design , Networks
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Figures

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Illustration of a bi-partite graph
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Gear 1 fixed in bi-partite graph
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Radius 2 fixed in bi-partite graph
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Components of an exemplar (adapted from 1)
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Shafts for reduction problem
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Gear ratio rule of thumb design exemplar
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q_cost_three_gear_train_given_ratio_and_shafts design exemplar
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Thin wall feature extracting design exemplar
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Bearing stress design exemplar
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Query for a hole design exemplar
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Compiled design exemplar
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Design exemplar applied against a design model

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