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  1. As a promising non-destructive testing (NDT) method, magnetic flux leakage (MFL) testing has been widely used for steel structure inspection. However, MFL testing still faces a great challenge to detect inner ...

    Authors: Jianbo Wu, Wenqiang Wu, Erlong Li and Yihua Kang

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2021 34:63

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  2. The remaining useful life (RUL) estimation of bearings is critical for ensuring the reliability of mechanical systems. Owing to the rapid development of deep learning methods, a multitude of data-driven RUL es...

    Authors: Xu Wang, Tianyang Wang, Anbo Ming, Qinkai Han, Fulei Chu, Wei Zhang and Aihua Li

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2021 34:62

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  3. The peak identification scheme based method (three-point definition) and the spectral moments based method (spectral moment approach) are both widely used for asperity peak modeling in tribology. To discover t...

    Authors: Wei Zhou, Daiyan Zhao, Jinyuan Tang and Jun Yi

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2021 34:61

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  4. Wire arc additive manufacturing (WAAM) has been investigated to deposit large-scale metal parts due to its high deposition efficiency and low material cost. However, in the process of automatically manufacturi...

    Authors: Nan Li, Ding Fan, Jiankang Huang, Shurong Yu, Wen Yuan and Miaomiao Han

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2021 34:59

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  5. For a single-structure deep learning fault diagnosis model, its disadvantages are an insufficient feature extraction and weak fault classification capability. This paper proposes a multi-scale deep feature fus...

    Authors: Zhiwu Shang, Wanxiang Li, Maosheng Gao, Xia Liu and Yan Yu

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2021 34:58

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  6. Supervised fault diagnosis typically assumes that all the types of machinery failures are known. However, in practice unknown types of defect, i.e., novelties, may occur, whose detection is a challenging task....

    Authors: Zhe Yang, Dejan Gjorgjevikj, Jianyu Long, Yanyang Zi, Shaohui Zhang and Chuan Li

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2021 34:54

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  7. As an integrated application of modern information technologies and artificial intelligence, Prognostic and Health Management (PHM) is important for machine health monitoring. Prediction of tool wear is one of...

    Authors: Weixin Xu, Huihui Miao, Zhibin Zhao, Jinxin Liu, Chuang Sun and Ruqiang Yan

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2021 34:53

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  8. In machinery fault diagnosis, labeled data are always difficult or even impossible to obtain. Transfer learning can leverage related fault diagnosis knowledge from fully labeled source domain to enhance the fa...

    Authors: Yixiao Liao, Ruyi Huang, Jipu Li, Zhuyun Chen and Weihua Li

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2021 34:52

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  9. The coating material of a tool directly affects the efficiency and cost of machining malleable cast iron. However, the machining adaptability of various coating materials to malleable cast iron has been insuff...

    Authors: Suyang Li, Haisheng Lin, Tingjie Zhang, Jianbo Sui and Chengyong Wang

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2021 34:46

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  10. Three-beam laser internal coaxial wire feeding cladding is regarded as a promising additive manufacturing technique because it is highly efficient and controllable. In this study, the effects of the defocus di...

    Authors: Shaoshan Ji, Fan Liu, Tuo Shi, Geyan Fu and Shihong Shi

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2021 34:45

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  11. Deep learning algorithms based on neural networks make remarkable achievements in machine fault diagnosis, while the noise mixed in measured signals harms the prediction accuracy of networks. Existing denoisin...

    Authors: Baoxuan Zhao, Changming Cheng, Guowei Tu, Zhike Peng, Qingbo He and Guang Meng

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2021 34:44

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  12. In this work it is assessed the potential of combining conventional and incremental sheet forming processes in a same sheet of metal. This so-called hybrid forming approach is performed through the manufacture...

    Authors: Fabio Andre Lora, Daniel Fritzen, Ricardo Alves de Sousa and Lirio Schaffer

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2021 34:43

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  13. Self-piercing riveting (SPR) has been widely used in automobile industry, and the strength prediction of SPR joints always attracts the attention of researchers. In this work, a prediction method of the cross-...

    Authors: Jianping Lin, Chengwei Qi, Hailang Wan, Junying Min, Jiajie Chen, Kai Zhang and Li Zhang

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2021 34:36

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  14. Current studies on cable harness layouts have mainly focused on cable harness route planning. However, the topological structure of a cable harness is also extremely complex, and the branch structure of the ca...

    Authors: Yingfeng Zhao, Jianhua Liu, Jiangtao Ma and Linlin Wu

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2021 34:33

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  15. The traditional modeling method of rotor system with a slant crack considers only integer-order calculus. However, the model of rotor system based on integer-order calculus can merely describe local characteri...

    Authors: Zhinong Li, Yunlong Li, Dong Wang, Zhike Peng and Haifeng Wang

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2021 34:27

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  16. The additive manufacturing of continuous fiber composites has the advantage of a high-precision and efficient forming process, which can realize the lightweight and integrated manufacturing of complex structur...

    Authors: Congze Fan, Zhongde Shan, Guisheng Zou, Li Zhan and Dongdong Yan

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2021 34:21

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  17. A novel two-dimensional ultrasonic surface burnishing process (2D-USBP) is proposed. 7075-T6 aluminum samples are processed by a custom-designed 2D-USBP setup. Parameter optimization of 2D-USBP is conducted to...

    Authors: Zhenyu Zhou, Qiuyang Zheng, Cong Ding, Guanglei Yu, Guangjian Peng and Zhongyu Piao

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2021 34:19

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  18. Heavy-duty machine tools are composed of many subsystems with different functions, and their reliability is governed by the reliabilities of these subsystems. It is important to rank the weaknesses of subsyste...

    Authors: Zhaojun Yang, Jinyan Guo, Hailong Tian, Chuanhai Chen, Yongfu Zhu and Jia Liu

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2021 34:17

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  19. Gear fault diagnosis technologies have received rapid development and been effectively implemented in many engineering applications. However, the various working conditions would degrade the diagnostic perform...

    Authors: Chao Chen, Fei Shen, Jiawen Xu and Ruqiang Yan

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2021 34:13

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  20. Double-suction centrifugal pumps have been applied extensively in many areas, and the significance of pressure fluctuations inside these pumps with large power is becoming increasingly important. In this study...

    Authors: Qianqian Li, Shiyang Li, Peng Wu, Bin Huang and Dazhuan Wu

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2021 34:12

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  21. Imbalance vibration is a typical failure mode of rotational machines and has significant negative effects on the efficiency, accuracy, and service life of equipment. To automatically reduce the imbalance vibra...

    Authors: Xin Pan, Xiaotian He, Haiqi Wu, Chuanlong Ju, Zhinong Jiang and Jinji Gao

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2021 34:9

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  22. With the continuous expansion of the application range of microelectromechanical systems, microdevice forming technology has achieved remarkable results. However, it is challenging to develop new microforming ...

    Authors: Fuzhu Li, Haiyang Fan, Yuqin Guo, Zhipeng Chen, Xu Wang, Ruitao Li, Hong Liu and Yun Wang

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2021 34:4

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  23. High repeatability of needle insertion experiments is essential to the needle-phantom interaction model validation. However, the influential factors governing the accuracy of the phantom and needle deformation...

    Authors: Murong Li, Yong Lei and Tian Xu

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2020 33:97

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  24. Wideband acoustic imaging, which combines compressed sensing (CS) and microphone arrays, is widely used for locating acoustic sources. However, the location results of this method are unstable, and the computa...

    Authors: Fangli Ning, Zhe Liu, Jiahao Song, Feng Pan, Pengcheng Han and Juan Wei

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2020 33:95

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  25. A design problem with deficient information is generally described as wicked or ill-defined. The information insufficiency leaves designers with loose settings, free environments, and a lack of strict boundari...

    Authors: Qian Hui, Yan Li, Ye Tao and Hongwei Liu

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2020 33:94

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  26. The current research mainly focuses on the flow control for the two-stage proportional valve with hydraulic position feedback which is named as Valvistor valve. Essentially, the Valvistor valve is a proportion...

    Authors: He Wang, Xiaohu Wang, Jiahai Huang and Long Quan

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2020 33:93

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  27. Friction stir welding is a promising solid-state welding technique. However, the issue of tool wear and break restricts its wider industrial application. To avoid the tool wear and break occurring in conventio...

    Authors: Xiaochao Liu, Yunqian Zhen, Zhikang Shen, Haiyan Chen, Wenya Li, Wei Guo and Zhufeng Yue

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2020 33:90

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  28. In the nondestructive testing and evaluation area, magnetic major hysteresis loop measurement technology are widely applied for ferromagnetic material evaluation. However the characterization ability of major ...

    Authors: Cunfu He, Wenqiao Dou, Xiucheng Liu, Meng Yang and Ruifang Zhang

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2020 33:84

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  29. The spindle barrel finishing is commonly used to improve the surface integrity of the important parts of the high-end equipment while it is difficult to provide enough test artifacts for the traditional trial ...

    Authors: Na Wang, Shengqiang Yang, Tingting Zhao, Bo Cao and Chengwei Wang

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2020 33:83

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  30. Diamond tools with orderly arrangements of diamond grits have drawn considerable attention in the machining field owing to their outstanding advantages of high sharpness and long service life. This diamond sup...

    Authors: Bin Chen, Peng Chen, Yongjun Huang, Xiangxi Xu, Yibo Liu and Shuangxi Wang

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2020 33:73

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  31. The spherical valve plate/cylinder block pair has the advantages of strong overturning resistance and large bearing area. However, the configurations of the unloading and pre-boosting triangular grooves on the...

    Authors: Bin Zhao, Weiwei Guo and Long Quan

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2020 33:67

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  32. Single point incremental forming (SPIF) is an innovative sheet forming process with a high economic pay-off. The formability in this process can be maximized by executing forming with a tool of specific small ...

    Authors: Hongyu Wei, G. Hussain, X. Shi, B. B. L Isidore, Mohammed Alkahtani and Mustufa Haider Abidi

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2020 33:55

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  33. Pure iron is one of the difficult-to-machine materials due to its large chip deformation, adhesion, work-hardening, and built-up edges formation during machining. This leads to a large workpiece deformation an...

    Authors: Yinfei Yang, Lu Jin, Jinpeng Zhu, Jinxing Kong and Liang Li

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2020 33:53

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  34. Current and displacement stiffness are important parameters of axial magnetic bearing (AMB) and are usually considered as constants for the control system. However, in actual dynamic work situations, time-vary...

    Authors: Jinji Sun, Wanting Wei, Jiqiang Tang and Chun-E Wang

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2020 33:52

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  35. Pipe belt conveyor is a new type of environmentally friendly and efficient bulk conveying equipment. In the design of the roller, the belt and the driving motor of pipe belt conveyor, the sag resistance is a k...

    Authors: Shuaiping Guo, Wei Huang and Xuejun Li

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2020 33:48

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  36. Recent researches show that there are some anomalies, which are not satisfied with common sense, appearing in some special permutation flow shop scheduling problems (PFSPs). These anomalies can be divided into...

    Authors: Lin Gui, Liang Gao and Xinyu Li

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2020 33:46

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  37. The different conditions of use of a component result in a variety of damage levels. Therefore, excluding differences in shape and size, used parts show a high degree of uncertainty regarding failure character...

    Authors: Wenhao Huang, Zhigang Jiang, Teng Wang, Yan Wang and Xiaoli Hu

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2020 33:41

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  38. The aim of this paper is to study the effect of agitator’s types on the turbulent flows in stirred tanks without and with baffles. The hydrodynamics behavior induced by four different agitator’s types: a Rusht...

    Authors: Mohammed Foukrach, Mohamed Bouzit, Houari Ameur and Youcef Kamla

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2020 33:37

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  39. The torque–angle characteristics of electric–mechanical converters are important determinants of the quality of electrohydraulic proportional control systems. It is far more difficult for a rotary electric–mec...

    Authors: Bin Meng, Yongjiang Lai and Xinguo Qiu

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2020 33:35

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  40. Selective laser melting (SLM) is an emerging additive manufacturing technology for fabricating aluminum alloys and aluminum matrix composites. Nevertheless, it remains unclear how to improve the properties of ...

    Authors: Yuxin Li, Dongdong Gu, Han Zhang and Lixia Xi

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2020 33:33

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  41. A novel metal matrix composite freeform fabrication approach, fiber traction printing (FTP), is demonstrated through controlling the wetting behavior between fibers and the matrix. This process utilizes the fi...

    Authors: Xin Wang, Xiaoyong Tian, Qin Lian and Dichen Li

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2020 33:31

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  42. When saving energy in a pneumatic system, the problem of energy losses is usually solved by reducing the air supply pressure. The power-matching method is applied to optimize the air-supply pressure of the pne...

    Authors: Yeming Zhang, Hongwei Yue, Ke Li and Maolin Cai

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2020 33:30

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  43. Oil leakage between the slipper and swash plate of an axial piston pump has a significant effect on the efficiency of the pump. Therefore, it is extremely important that any leakage can be predicted. This stud...

    Authors: Özkan Özmen, Cem Sinanoğlu, Abdullah Caliskan and Hasan Badem

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2020 33:28

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  44. The interface between the slipper/swash plate is one of the most important frication pairs in axial piston pumps. The test of this interface in a real pump is very challenging. In this paper, a novel pump prot...

    Authors: Junjie Zhou, Jichen Zhou and Chongbo Jing

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2020 33:25

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  45. In the robotic welding process with thick steel plates, laser vision sensors are widely used to profile the weld seam to implement automatic seam tracking. The weld seam profile extraction (WSPE) result is a c...

    Authors: Yinshui He, Zhuohua Yu, Jian Li, Lesheng Yu and Guohong Ma

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2020 33:21

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  46. A honeycomb structure is widely used in sandwich structure components in aeronautics and astronautics; however, machining is required to reveal some of its features. In honeycomb structures, deficiencies, such...

    Authors: Yongqing Wang, Yongquan Gan, Haibo Liu, Lingsheng Han, Jinyu Wang and Kuo Liu

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2020 33:20

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  47. Most gear fault diagnosis (GFD) approaches suffer from inefficiency when facing with multiple varying working conditions at the same time. In this paper, a non-negative matrix factorization (NMF)-theoretic co-...

    Authors: Fei Shen, Chao Chen, Jiawen Xu and Ruqiang Yan

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2020 33:16

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  48. Taylor–Couette–Poiseuille (TCP) flow dominates the inner water-cooling circulation of canned motor reactor coolant pumps. Current research on TCP flow focuses on torque behaviors and flow regime transitions th...

    Authors: Shengde Wang, Zhenqiang Yao and Hong Shen

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2020 33:14

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  49. Excitation parameter preferences are key factors affecting the performance of magnetic frequency mixing detection. A uniform experimental design method was used to analyze this influence. Using fuzzy theory, a...

    Authors: Yu Chang, Jingpin Jiao, Xiucheng Liu, Guanghai Li, Cunfu He and Bin Wu

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2020 33:9

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