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Journal of Mechanical Design

Newest Issue: (August 2017, Volume 139, Issue 8)
Issues In Progress:
research-article | December 2014
Guest Editorial | July 2016
Christopher A. Mattson and Amos G. Winter
   doi: 10.1115/1.4033549
Guest Editorial | October 2008
Panos Y. Papalambros
   doi: 10.1115/1.2982427
Guest Editorial | October 2016
Matthew I. Campbell, Katja Hölttä-Otto and Julie Linsey
   doi: 10.1115/1.4034269
Guest Editorial | November 2016
Editorial | August 2012
Technical Brief | March 2015
Arcangelo Messina and Cesare Rossi
   doi: 10.1115/1.4029319
research-article | March 2016
Review Article | December 2012
Kemper Lewis
   doi: 10.1115/1.4023002
AMR Podcast
February 21, 2017
Applied Mechanics Reviews Audio Interview: Prof. Emeritus Simon Ostrach
50 minutes, 09 seconds

Recognized by NASA as a giant in heat transfer research, Prof. Simon Ostrach received the inaugural ASME Heat Transfer Division Memorial Award in 1975 and attained membership in the National Academy of Engineering in 1978 for his fundamental discoveries in the field of buoyancy-driven convection. This AMR audio interview paints a remarkable picture of six decades of intellectual leadership and advocacy, including his work as principal investigator on two NASA Spacelab missions in 1992 and 1995 that investigated surface-tension driven convection under microgravity conditions, his commitment to the rigorous integration of research and design, and his, at one time, insatiable appetite for the thrills of weightless flight on the NASA “Vomit Comet.”

About This Journal

The Journal of Mechanical Design (JMD) serves the broad design community as the venue for scholarly, archival research in all aspects of the design activity with emphasis on design synthesis. JMD has traditionally served the ASME Design Engineering Division and its technical committees, but it welcomes contributions from all areas of design with emphasis on synthesis. JMD communicates original contributions, primarily in the form of research articles of considerable depth, but also technical briefs, design innovation papers, book reviews, and editorials.

Editor: Shapour Azarm,
University of Maryland
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HistoryDuring the years 1978-1982, the Journal of Mechanical Design published with the CODEN: JMDEDB and ISSN: 0161-8458. In the years 1983-1989, the title changed to Journal of Mechanism, Transmissions, and Automation in Design with CODEN: JMTDDK and ISSN: 0738-0666.

Impact Factor:1.444

2015 Journal Citation Reports ® (Clarivate Analytics, 2017)

Frequency: Monthly
Scope:
Design automation, including design representation, virtual reality, geometric design, design evaluation, design optimization, risk and reliability-based optimization, design sensitivity analysis, system design integration, ergonomic and aesthetic considerations, and design for market systems; Design of direct contact systems, including cams, gears and power transmission systems; Design education; Design of energy, fluid, and power handing systems; Design innovation and devices, including design of smart products and materials; Design for manufacturing and the life cycle, including design for the environment, DFX, and sustainable design; Design of mechanisms and robotic systems, including design of macro-, micro- and nano-scaled mechanical systems, machine component, and machine system design; Design theory and methodology, including creativity in design, decision analysis, design cognition, and design synthesis
ISSN: 1050-0472
eISSN: 1528-9001
CODEN: JMDEEC

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