Journal of Mechanical Design

Newest Issue: (October 2014, Volume 136, Issue 10)
Research Paper | June 1995
J. Q. Sun, M. R. Jolly and M. A. Norris
J. Mech. Des.   doi: 10.1115/1.2836462
Research Paper | June 2012
Huimin Dong, Kwun-Lon Ting, Bowen Yu, Jian Liu and Delun Wang
J. Mech. Des.   doi: 10.1115/1.4006654
research-article | November 2013
Tomohiro Tachi
J. Mech. Des.   doi: 10.1115/1.4025389
research-article | October 2014
Mark Fuge, Bud Peters and Alice Agogino
J. Mech. Des.   doi: 10.1115/1.4028102
Review Article | December 2012
Kemper Lewis
J. Mech. Des.   doi: 10.1115/1.4023002
AMR Podcast
July 31, 2014
Applied Mechanics Reviews audio interview: Prof. Anthony Bloch
00 hours, 44 minutes, 27 seconds

Prof. Anthony Bloch of the University of Michigan is a leading scholar and contributor to the fields of geometric mechanics and control of mechanical systems with symmetry, including as co-author of an influential graduate textbook on nonholonomic mechanics and control. This AMR audio interview features his personal recollections of a wonderful story of fundamental discovery in dynamics and control, scientific friends and collaborators, the growth of a technical community, and remarkable connections between applications of engineering dynamics and the mathematics of symmetry and constraints.

About This Journal

The ASME 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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History: The Journal of Mechanical Design was originally published as the Journal of Mechanisms, Transmissions, and Automation in Design (ISSN: 0738-0666) from 1983-1989.
Frequency: Monthly
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

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