Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics-Transactions of the Asme

(The TQCC of Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics-Transactions of the Asme is 5. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-07-01 to 2024-07-01.)
Surgical Applications of Compliant Mechanisms: A Review63
Supernumerary Robotic Limbs to Assist Human Walking With Load Carriage36
A New Type of Soft Pneumatic Torsional Actuator With Helical Chambers for Flexible Machines26
Design and Modeling of Soft Continuum Manipulators Using Parallel Asymmetric Combination of Fiber-Reinforced Elastomers22
Miniature Continuum Manipulator With Three Degrees-of-Freedom Force Sensing for Retinal Microsurgery21
Algorithmic Spatial Form-Finding of Four-Fold Origami Structures Based on Mountain-Valley Assignments20
Origaker: A Novel Multi-Mimicry Quadruped Robot Based on a Metamorphic Mechanism20
Tendon Actuated Continuous Structures in Planar Parallel Robots: A Kinematic Analysis20
Forward Kinematics for Suspended Under-Actuated Cable-Driven Parallel Robots With Elastic Cables: A Neural Network Approach18
Development of Robotic Ankle–Foot Orthosis With Series Elastic Actuator and Magneto-Rheological Brake18
Kinematics of a Cable-Driven Robotic Platform for Large-Scale Additive Manufacturing17
A Novel Simple, Adaptive, and Versatile Soft-Robotic Compliant Two-Finger Gripper With an Inherently Gentle Touch17
Design, Dynamic Analysis, and Experimental Evaluation of a Hybrid Parallel–Serial Polishing Machine With Decoupled Motions16
Reprogrammable Kinematic Branches in Tessellated Origami Structures16
Local and Trajectory-Based Indexes for Task-Related Energetic Performance Optimization of Robotic Manipulators16
Real-Time Reconfiguration Planning for the Dynamic Control of Reconfigurable Cable-Driven Parallel Robots15
On Robust Mechanical Design of a PAR2 Delta-Like Parallel Kinematic Manipulator15
Planar Variable Structure Cable-Driven Parallel Robots for Circumventing Obstacles15
Topological Reconfiguration Planning for a Variable Topology Truss15
Statically Balancing a Reconfigurable Mechanism by Using One Passive Energy Element Only: A Case Study15
Design and Implementation of a Novel Variable Stiffness Actuator With Cam-Based Relocation Mechanism15
Design and Kinematic Analysis of a Flexible-Link Parallel Mechanism With a Spatially Quasi-Translational End Effector15
Constructing Rigid-Foldable Generalized Miura-Ori Tessellations for Curved Surfaces15
Stiffness Evaluation of an Adsorption Robot for Large-Scale Structural Parts Processing14
A High Performance Pneumatically Actuated Soft Gripper Based on Layer Jamming14
Inertial Measurement Unit-Based Optimization Control of a Soft Exosuit for Hip Extension and Flexion Assistance14
Mobility and Kinematic Bifurcation Analysis of Origami Plate Structures14
Development of a Biomimetic Masticating Robot for Food Texture Analysis13
Design and Development of a Tracked Robot to Increase Bulk Density of Flax Fibers13
Design of a Novel Flexible Robotic Laparoscope Using a Two Degrees-of-Freedom Cable-Driven Continuum Mechanism With Major Arc Notches13
A Portable Six-Wheeled Mobile Robot With Reconfigurable Body and Self-Adaptable Obstacle-Climbing Mechanisms13
A calibration method for enhancing robot accuracy through integration of kinematic model and spatial interpolation algorithm13
Kinematic Uncertainty Analysis of a Cable-Driven Parallel Robot Based on an Error Transfer Model12
Synthesis of Six-Bar Timed Curve Generators of Stephenson-Type Using Random Monodromy Loops12
Measurement Configuration Optimization and Kinematic Calibration of a Parallel Robot12
An Affordable Linkage-and-Tendon Hybrid-Driven Anthropomorphic Robotic Hand—MCR-Hand II12
Design of a Novel Parallel Mechanism for Haptic Device12
Folding Responses of Origami-Inspired Structures Connected by Groove Compliant Joints12
Design, Kinematics, and Application of Axially and Radially Expandable Modular Soft Pneumatic Actuators12
A Cable-Driven Parallel Robot With Full-Circle End-Effector Rotations11
Zero Moment Control for Lead-Through Teach Programming and Process Monitoring of a Collaborative Welding Robot11
An Optimal Design of a Flexible Piping Inspection Robot11
Singularity Loci, Bifurcated Evolution Routes, and Configuration Transitions of Reconfigurable Legged Mobile Lander From Adjusting, Landing, to Roving11
Dexterity Analysis based on Jacobian and Performance Optimization for Multi-segment Continuum Robots11
A Six Degrees-of-Freedom Soft Robotic Joint With Tilt-Arranged Origami Actuator11
Modeling and Analysis of a Soft Endoluminal Inchworm Robot Propelled by a Rotating Magnetic Dipole Field11
A Rigid Morphing Mechanism Enabled Earthworm-Like Crawling Robot11
Design of an Underactuated Finger Based on a Novel Nine-Bar Mechanism10
Soft Robot Based on Hyperelastic Buckling Controlled by Discontinuous Magnetic Field10
Intuitive Physical Human–Robot Interaction Using an Underactuated Redundant Manipulator With Complete Spatial Rotational Capabilities10
Design and Bending Analysis of a Metamorphic Parallel Twisted-Scissor Mechanism10
Two Actuation Methods for a Complete Morphing System Composed of a VGTM and a Compliant Parallel Mechanism10
Kinematically Identical Manipulators Derivation for the 2-RPU + UPR Parallel Manipulator and Their Constraint Performance Comparison10
Design, Modeling, and Kinematics Analysis of a Modular Cable-Driven Manipulator10
Modeling Large Spatial Deflections of Slender Beams of Rectangular Cross Sections in Compliant Mechanisms10
Design and Validation of a Torque-Controllable Series Elastic Actuator-Based Hip Exoskeleton for Dynamic Locomotion10
Modeling of Soft Robotic Grippers Integrated With Fluidic Prestressed Composite Actuators10
Experimental Characterization of a Large-Range Parallel Kinematic XYZ Flexure Mechanism10
A Mobile Mathieu Oscillator Model for Vibrational Locomotion of a Bristlebot10
A Novel Tunable Stiffness Mechanism Using Filament Jamming10
Modeling and Real-Time Motion Planning of a Class of Kinematically Redundant Parallel Mechanisms With Reconfigurable Platform9
Design and Control of a Flexible Exoskeleton to Generate a Natural Full Gait for Lower-Limb Rehabilitation9
Does a Finite-Time Double Support Period Increase Walking Stability for Planar Bipeds?9
Generalized Spiral Spring: A Bioinspired Tunable Stiffness Mechanism for Linear Response With High Resolution9
Hydrodynamics Modeling of a Piezoelectric Micro-Robotic Fish With Double Caudal Fins9
Reliability-Based Analysis and Optimization of the Gravity Balancing Performance of Spring-Articulated Serial Robots With Uncertainties9
A Novel Origami-Inspired Delta Mechanism With Flat Parallelogram Joints9
Structure Synthesis of a Class of Parallel Manipulators With Fully Decoupled Projective Motion9
Kinematics and Stiffness Modeling of Soft Robot With a Concentric Backbone9
Structure Synthesis and Reconfiguration Analysis of Variable-Degree-of-Freedom Single-Loop Mechanisms With Prismatic Joints Using Dual Quaternions9
Design of a Lightweight Single-Actuator Multi-Grasp Prosthetic Hand With Force Magnification9
Mechanical Design of a Low-Impedance 6-Degree-of-Freedom Displacement Sensor for Intuitive Physical Human–Robot Interaction9
Some Mathematical Problems Related to the Rubik’s Snake9
Simulation and Analysis of Microspines Interlocking Behavior on Rocky Surfaces: An In-Depth Study of the Isolated Spine9
Design and Evaluation of a Smooth-Locking-Based Customizable Prosthetic Knee Joint9
Design and Analysis of a Fully Actuated Cable-Driven Joint for Hyper-Redundant Robots With Optimal Cable Routing9
Static Balancing of Four-Bar Compliant Mechanisms With Torsion Springs by Exerting Negative Stiffness Using Linear Spring At the Instant Center of Rotation9
Design and Validation of a Nonparasitic 2R1T Parallel Hand-Held Prostate Biopsy Robot With Remote Center of Motion9
Rotational Low-Impedance Physical Human–Robot Interaction Using Underactuated Redundancy9
A Novel Morphing Propeller System Inspired by Origami-Based Structure9
Autonomous Docking of Hybrid-Wheeled Modular Robots With an Integrated Active Genderless Docking Mechanism9
Identification and Control of a 3-X Cable-Driven Manipulator Inspired From the Bird’s Neck9
Novel Methodology for Inflection Circle-Based Synthesis of Straight Line Crank Rocker Mechanism8
Geometric Constraint-Based Reconfiguration and Self-Motions of a Four-CRU Parallel Mechanism8
Design and Experimental Verification of a Parallel Hip Exoskeleton System for Full-Gait-Cycle Rehabilitation8
Elastostatic Modeling of Multi-Link Flexible Manipulator Based on Two-Dimensional Dual-Triangle Tensegrity Mechanism8
Toward the Design of Kresling Tower Origami As a Compliant Building Block8
Aerial Contact Manipulation With Soft End-Effector Compliance and Inverse Kinematic Compensation8
Modeling and Design Exploration of a Tensegrity-Based Twisting Wing8
Design of the Wearable Spatial Gravity Balance Mechanism8
Kinematic Modeling and Analysis of a Novel Bio-Inspired and Cable-Driven Hybrid Shoulder Mechanism8
Variable Stiffness and Antagonist Actuation for Cable-Driven Manipulators Inspired by the Bird Neck8
Denavit-Hartenberg Notation-Based Kinematic Constraint Equations for Forward Kinematics of the 3–6 Stewart Platform8
Design of a Quadratic, Antagonistic, Cable-Driven, Variable Stiffness Actuator8
Performance Simulation and Energetic Analysis of TBot High-Speed Cable-Driven Parallel Robot8
Compliant Mechanisms That Use Static Balancing to Achieve Dramatically Different States of Stiffness8
Passive Aligning of Ribbon Cable in Sliding Surface Gripper for Assembly Task8
Exploiting Redundancies for Workspace Enlargement and Joint Trajectory Optimization of a Kinematically Redundant Hybrid Parallel Robot8
Research on the Orientation Error of the Translational Cable-Driven Parallel Robots8
Joint Equivalence Design and Analysis of a Tensegrity Joint8
Double-Layer Deployable Mechanical Network Constructed of Threefold-Symmetric Bricard Linkages and Sarrus Linkages7
A Flexure-Based Linear Guide With Torsion Reinforcement Structures7
Design and Analysis of a Novel Reconfigurable Parallel Manipulator With Kirigami-Inspired Bennett Plano-Spherical Linkages and Angular Pouch Motors7
Dynamics of Mobile Manipulators Using Dual Quaternion Algebra7
Exact Path Synthesis of RCCC Linkages for a Maximum of Nine Prescribed Positions7
Efficient Model-Free Calibration of a 5-Degree of Freedom Hybrid Robot7
Rectilinear Tasks Optimization of a Modular Serial Metamorphic Manipulator7
Actuation Arrangement of Rigid Foldable Waterbomb Origami7
Deformation Modeling of Compliant Robotic Fingers Grasping Soft Objects7
Triple Crossed Flexure Pivot Based on a Zero Parasitic Center Shift Kinematic Design7
Development of a Novel 4-DOF Flexible Endoscopic Robot Using Cable-Driven Multisegment Continuum Mechanisms7
A Snake-Inspired Swallowing Robot Based on Hoberman’s Linkages7
Design and Control of SLPM-Based Extensible Continuum Arm7
Locking Zipper-Coupled Origami Tubes for Deployable Energy Absorption7
Design of a Single-Degree-of-Freedom Immersive Rehabilitation Device for Clustered Upper-Limb Motion7
Design and Analysis of a Multisegment Shape Morphing Mechanism7
Kinetostatic Modeling of Dual-Drive H-Type Gantry With Exchangeable Flexure Joints7
Flexible-Joint Humanoid Balancing Augmentation via Full-State Feedback Variable Impedance Control7
Torque Optimization Method of a 3-DOF Redundant Parallel Manipulator Based on Actuator Torque Range7
Enhancing Payload Capacity With Dual-Arm Manipulation and Adaptable Mechanical Intelligence7
Design and Compliant Control of a Piggyback Transfer Robot7
Theoretical Analysis on Nonlinear Buckling, Post-Buckling of Slender Beams and Bi-Stable Mechanisms6
Stability Region-Based Analysis of Walking and Push Recovery Control6
A Low-Cost, Highly Customizable Solution for Position Estimation in Modular Robots6
Design and Evaluation of a Parallel Cable-Driven Shoulder Mechanism With Series Springs6
The Series Elastic Gripper Design, Object Detection, and Recognition by Touch6
Determination of the Inverse Kinematics Branches of Solution Based on Joint Coordinates for Universal Robots-Like Serial Robot Architecture6
Design, Synthesis, and Experiment of Foot-Driven Lower Limb Rehabilitation Mechanisms6
Realization of a Gear-Spring Balancer With Variable Payloads and Its Application to Serial Robots6
Modeling and Analysis of Tendon-Driven Parallel Continuum Robots Under Constant Curvature and Pseudo-Rigid-Body Assumptions6
Design and Posture Control of a Wheel-Legged Robot With Actively Passively Transformable Suspension System6
Design of Adjustable Constant Force/Torque Mechanisms for Medical Applications6
Development of Topology Optimized Bending-Twisting Soft Finger6
System Kinematic Reliability Analysis for Robotic Manipulators Under Rectangular and Spherical Tolerant Boundaries6
Cable Behavior Influence on Cable-Driven Parallel Robots Vibrations: Experimental Characterization and Simulation6
A Mobility Determination Method for Parallel Platforms Based on the Lie Algebra of SE(3) and Its Subspaces6
A Survey of Wheeled Mobile Manipulation: A Decision-Making Perspective6
Stable Inverse Dynamics for Feedforward Control of Nonminimum-Phase Underactuated Systems6
Design, Analysis, and Experiment of an Underactuated Robotic Gripper Actuated by Linear Series Elastic Actuator6
Stable Grasp Control With a Robotic Exoskeleton Glove6
Nonlinear Analysis of a Class of Inversion-Based Compliant Cross-Spring Pivots6
Automatic Design of Dielectric Elastomer-Based Crawling Robots Using Shape and Topology Optimization6
A Simple Physical Model for Control of a Propellerless Aquatic Robot6
Hinges and Curved Lamina Emergent Torsional Joints in Cylindrical Developable Mechanisms6
On the Computation of Mean and Variance of Spatial Displacements5
Design of a Parallel Gripper Based on Topology Synthesis and Evolutionary Optimization5
A Reconfigurable Modular Fixture With Redundant Actuation5
Closed-Loop Trajectory Tracking Control of a Cable-Driven Continuum Robot With Integrated Draw Tower Grating Sensor Feedback5
Kinetostatic Modeling of Planar Compliant Mechanisms With Flexible Beams, Linear Sliders, Multinary Rigid Links, and Multiple Loops5
Comparison of Under-Actuated and Fully Actuated Serial Robotic Arms: A Case Study5
The Spherical Rolling-Flying Vehicle: Dynamic Modeling and Control System Design5
A Structural Optimization Framework to Design Compliant Constant Force Mechanisms With Large Energy Storage5
Inverted Honeycomb Cell as a Reinforcement Structure for Building Soft Pneumatic Linear Actuators5
A Modeling and Calibration Method of Heavy-Duty Automated Fiber Placement Robot Considering Compliance and Joint-Dependent Errors5
Eccentric High-Force Soft Pneumatic Bending Actuator for Finger-Type Soft Grippers5
Data-Driven Analysis of Locomotion for a Class of Articulated Mobile Robots5
Direct Kinematic Analysis of the Spatial Parallel Mechanism With 3-R(P)S Structure Based on the Point Pair Relationship5
Self-Identification of Cable-Driven Exoskeleton Based on Asynchronous Iterative Method5
Control and Control Allocation for Bimodal, Rotary Wing, Rolling–Flying Vehicles5
Experimentally Identified Models of McKibben Soft Actuators as Primary Movers and Passive Structures5
Thick-Panel Origami Tubes With Hexagonal Cross-Sections5
TriRhino: A Five-Degrees-of-Freedom of Hybrid Serial–Parallel Manipulator With All Rotating Axes Being Continuous: Stiffness Analysis and Experiments5
Development of a hydraulic driven bionic soft gecko toe5
Development of a Multi-Cable-Driven Continuum Robot Controlled by Parallel Platforms5
Neural Network-Based Transfer Learning of Manipulator Inverse Displacement Analysis5
Discrete Cosserat Method for Soft Manipulators Workspace Estimation: An Optimization-Based Approach5
A Cyclic Differentiable Manifold Representation of Redundant Manipulator Kinematics5
Deployable Euler Spiral Connectors5
Dynamics Modeling and Modal Space Control Strategy of Ship-Borne Stewart Platform for Wave Compensation5
Design and Control of a Foldable and Reconfigurable Multi-Terrain Vehicle With Variable Wheelbase5