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  1. This paper presents a digital model for the powder metallurgical (PM) production chain of high-performance sintered gears based on an integrated computational materials engineering (ICME) platform. Discrete an...

    Authors: Ali Rajaei, Yuanbin Deng, Oliver Schenk, Soheil Rooein, Alexander Bezold and Christoph Broeckmann

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2021 34:143

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  2. For design and application of particulate reinforced metal matrix composites (PRMMCs), it is essential to predict the material strengths and understand how do they relate to constituents and microstructural fe...

    Authors: Geng Chen, Shengzhen Xin, Lele Zhang and Christoph Broeckmann

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2021 34:142

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  3. Mechanical engineering structures and structural components are often subjected to cyclic thermomechanical loading which stresses their material beyond its elastic limits well inside the inelastic regime. Depe...

    Authors: Konstantinos V. Spiliopoulos and Ioannis A. Kapogiannis

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2021 34:140

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  4. In modern fossil and nuclear power plants, the components are subjected to creep, fatigue, and creep-fatigue (CF) due to frequent start-up and shut-down operations at high temperatures. The CF interaction on t...

    Authors: Yuxuan Song, Yi Ma, Zhouxin Pan, Yuebing Li, Taihua Zhang and Zengliang Gao

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2021 34:131

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  5. The hot or cold processing would induce the change and the inhomogeneous of the material mechanical properties in the local processing region of the structure, and it is difficult to obtain the specific mechan...

    Authors: He Xue, Jinxuan He, Jianlong Zhang and Yuxuan Xue

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2021 34:130

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  6. The penetration of CaO–MgO–Al2O3–SiO2 (CMAS) is one of the most significant factors that induce the failure of air-plasma-sprayed thermal barrier coatings (APS TBCs). The direct penetration of CMAS changes the th...

    Authors: Zhenwei Cai, Zifan Zhang, Yingzheng Liu, Xiaofeng Zhao and Weizhe Wang

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2021 34:128

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  7. A successive tooth forming process for producing large modulus spur gears (m>2.5 mm) is firstly proposed in this paper to break the restrictions of large forming load and large equipment structure of traditional ...

    Authors: Yao Lin, Tao Wu and Guangchun Wang

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2021 34:127

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  8. Sandwich structures possess a high bending stiffness compared to monolithic structures with a similar weight. This makes them very suitable for lightweight applications, where high stiffness to weight ratios a...

    Authors: M. Nuño, J. Bühring, M. N. Rao and K. -U. Schröder

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2021 34:126

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  9. Oral inhalation of aerosolized drugs has be widely applied in healing the affected body organs including lesions of the throat and lungs and it is more efficient than those conventional therapies, such as intr...

    Authors: Qiufeng Yan, Wanting Sun, Lei Zhang, Hongmei Wang and Jianhui Zhang

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2021 34:123

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  10. The tribological properties of cylinder block/valve plate is an important consideration in the design of axial piston pump. The effect of materials and heat treatment on friction and wear properties has been s...

    Authors: Jiahai Huang, Zhenhua Dou, Zhenglei Wang, Long Quan and Linkai Niu

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2021 34:122

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  11. The momentum flow exchange between the impeller and side channel produces highly turbulent flows in side channel pumps. The turbulent flows feature complex patterns of vortex structures that are partly respons...

    Authors: Fan Zhang, Desmond Appiah, Ke Chen, Shouqi Yuan, Kofi Asamoah Adu-Poku and Lufeng Zhu

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2021 34:120

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  12. In the process of Wavelet Analysis, only the low-frequency signals are re-decomposed, and the high-frequency signals are no longer decomposed, resulting in a decrease in frequency resolution with increasing fr...

    Authors: Maohua Xiao, Wei Zhang, Kai Wen, Yue Zhu and Yilidaer Yiliyasi

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2021 34:119

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  13. A high-precision evaluation of ultrasonic detection sensitivity for a micro-crack can be restricted by a corroded rough surface when the surface microtopography is of the same order of magnitude as the crack d...

    Authors: Zhe Wang, Zhichao Fan, Xuedong Chen, Yihua Kang, Jingwei Cheng and Wei Chen

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2021 34:114

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  14. New materials and manufacturing technologies require applicable non-destructive techniques for quality assurance so as to achieve better performance. This study comprehensively investigated the effect of influ...

    Authors: Sai Guo, Guanhui Ren and Bi Zhang

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2021 34:111

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  15. The existing engineering empirical life analysis models are not capable of considering the constitutive behavior of materials under contact loads; as a consequence, these methods may not be accurate to predict...

    Authors: Aodi Yu, Hong-Zhong Huang, Yan-Feng Li, He Li and Ying Zeng

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2021 34:110

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  16. Although there are methods for testing the stress-strain relation and strength, which are the most fundamental and important properties of metallic materials, their application to small-volume materials and tu...

    Authors: Guangzhao Han, Lixun Cai, Chen Bao, Bo Liang, Yang Lyu, Maobo Huang and Xiaokun Liu

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2021 34:109

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  17. This paper introduces a pneumatic finger cylinder servo control system for medical grabbing. First, according to the physical structure of the proportional directional valve and the pneumatic cylinder, the sta...

    Authors: Yeming Zhang, Kaimin Li, Meng Xu, Junlei Liu and Hongwei Yue

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2021 34:107

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  18. The maximum delivery pressure and the maximum rotational speed determine the power density of axial piston pumps. However, increasing the speed beyond the limit always accompanies cavitation, leading to the de...

    Authors: Yu Fang, Junhui Zhang, Bing Xu, Zebing Mao, Changming Li, Changsheng Huang, Fei Lyu and Zhimin Guo

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2021 34:105

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  19. The low cycle fatigue strength properties of the additively manufactured Ti-6Al-4V alloy are experimentally investigated under proportional and nonproportional multiaxial loading. The fatigue tests were conduc...

    Authors: Yuya Kimura, Fumio Ogawa and Takamoto Itoh

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2021 34:103

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  20. Most of traditional traveling wave piezoelectric transducers are driven by two phase different excitation signals, leading to a complex control system and seriously limiting their applications in industry. To ...

    Authors: Liang Wang, Fushi Bai, Viktor Hofmann, Jiamei Jin and Jens Twiefel

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2021 34:101

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  21. The spherical indentation test has been successfully applied to inversely derive the tensile properties of small regions in a non-destructive way. Current inverse methods mainly rely on extensive iterative cal...

    Authors: Guoyao Chen, Xiaocheng Zhang, Jiru Zhong, Jin Shi, Qiongqi Wang and Kaishu Guan

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2021 34:94

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  22. In recent years, addressing ill-posed problems by leveraging prior knowledge contained in databases on learning techniques has gained much attention. In this paper, we focus on complete three-dimensional (3D) ...

    Authors: Peng Jin, Shaoli Liu, Jianhua Liu, Hao Huang, Linlin Yang, Michael Weinmann and Reinhard Klein

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2021 34:93

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  23. In hydraulic area, independent metering control (IMC) technology is an effective approach to improve system efficiency and control flexibility. In addition, digital hydraulic technology (DHT) has been verified...

    Authors: Qi Zhong, Huiming Bao, Yanbiao Li, Haocen Hong, Bin Zhang and Huayong Yang

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2021 34:91

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  24. At present, there are many studies on the residual stress field and plastic strain field introduced by surface strengthening, which can well hinder the initiation of early fatigue cracks and delay the propagat...

    Authors: Ning Wang, Jinlong Zhu, Bai Liu, Xiancheng Zhang, Jiamin Zhang and Shantung Tu

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2021 34:90

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  25. Researchers have recently attempted to monitor pool oscillations using the three-dimensional laser vision method. However, the deficiency of simulation software will result in significant capital expenditure. ...

    Authors: Xingpei Wu, Jiankang Huang, Jing He, Shien Liu, Guangyin Liu and Ding Fan

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2021 34:89

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  26. A compound oscillatory roller reducer (CORR) with a first-stage gear transmission and a second-stage oscillatory roller transmission is presented. The transmission principle of oscillatory roller transmission ...

    Authors: Changxu Wei, Chaosheng Song, Caichao Zhu, Chengcheng Liang and Long Hu

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2021 34:84

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  27. Gearbox condition monitoring (CM) plays a significant role in ensuring the operational reliability and efficiency of a wide range of critical industrial systems such as wind turbines and helicopters. Accurate ...

    Authors: Kaibo Lu, James Xi Gu, Hongwei Fan, Xiuquan Sun, Bing Li and Fengshou Gu

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2021 34:82

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  28. The current investigation of refill friction stir spot welding (refill FSSW) Al alloy to copper primarily involved plunging the tool into bottom copper sheet to achieve both metallurgical and mechanical interf...

    Authors: Zhikang Shen, Yuquan Ding, Wei Guo, Wentao Hou, Xiaochao Liu, Haiyan Chen, Fenjun Liu, Wenya Li and Adrian Gerlich

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2021 34:75

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  29. Environmental perception is one of the key technologies to realize autonomous vehicles. Autonomous vehicles are often equipped with multiple sensors to form a multi-source environmental perception system. Thos...

    Authors: Huihui Pan, Weichao Sun, Qiming Sun and Huijun Gao

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2021 34:72

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  30. The remaining useful life (RUL) of a system is generally predicted by utilising the data collected from the sensors that continuously monitor different indicators. Recently, different deep learning (DL) techni...

    Authors: Youdao Wang, Yifan Zhao and Sri Addepalli

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2021 34:69

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  31. The Ti6Al4V parts produced by the existing selective laser melting (SLM) are mainly confronted with poor surface finish and inevitable interior defects, which substantially deteriorates the mechanical properti...

    Authors: Sai Guo, Wei Du, Qinghong Jiang, Zhigang Dong and Bi Zhang

    Citation: Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2021 34:67

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  32. 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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  33. 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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  34. 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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  35. 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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  36. 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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  37. 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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  38. 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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  39. 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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    The Correction to this article has been published in Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering 2021 34:73

  40. 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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  41. 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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  42. 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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  43. 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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  44. 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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  45. 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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  46. 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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  47. 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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