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2020

  • Wei Y, Chai X and Zhang K (2020). "Kinematic Modeling and Optimization of a New Reconfigurable Parallel Mechanism." Elsevier  Mechanism and Machine Theory  
    27-02-2020
  • Yang C, Ye W, Zhang K, Huang F and Zhang W (2020). "Stiffness Performance Evaluation of 2UPR-RPU Over-constrained Parallel Mechanism." Nongye Jixie Xuebao/Transactions of The Chinese Society For Agricultural Machinery  vol. 51, (2) 392-401. 
    25-02-2020

2019

  • Chermprayong P, ZHANG K, Xiao F and Kovac M (2019). "An Integrated Delta Manipulator for Aerial Repair: A New Aerial Robotic System." Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers  Ieee Robotics and Automation Magazine  
    13-02-2019
  • Ye W, Li Q and Zhang K (2019). "Kinematics and Performance Analysis of 2R2T Parallel Manipulator with Partially Decoupled Motion." Nongye Jixie Xuebao/Transactions of The Chinese Society For Agricultural Machinery  vol. 50, (1) 374-382. 
    25-01-2019
  • Althoefer K, Konstantinova J and Zhang K (2019). "Preface." 
     

    01-01-2019

2018

  • Zhang K, Chermprayong P, Tzoumanikas D, Li W, Grimm M, Smentoch M, Leutenegger S and Kovac M (2018). "Bioinspired design of a landing system with soft shock absorbers for autonomous aerial robots." Journal of Field Robotics  
    31-10-2018
  • Tzoumanikas D, Li W, Grimm M, Zhang K, Kovac M and Leutenegger S (2018). "Fully autonomous micro air vehicle flight and landing on a moving target using visual–inertial estimation and model-predictive control." Journal of Field Robotics  
    27-10-2018
  • Liu J, Zhang X, ZHANG K, Dai JS, Li S and Sun Q (2018). "Configuration analysis of a reconfigurable Rubik's snake robot." Proceedings of The Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science  
    06-10-2018
  • Ma X, Zhang K and Dai JS (2018). "Novel spherical-planar and Bennett-spherical 6R metamorphic linkages with reconfigurable motion branches." Mechanism and Machine Theory  vol. 128, 628-647. 
    20-07-2018

2017

  • Dams B, Sareh S, Zhang K, Shepherd P, Kovac M and Ball RJ (2017). "Remote three-dimensional printing of polymer structures using drones." Proceedings of The Institution of Civil Engineers - Construction Materials  1-31. 
    14-07-2017

2016

  • Ye W, Fang Y, Zhang K and Guo S (2016). "Mobility variation of a family of metamorphic parallel mechanisms with reconfigurable hybrid limbs." Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing  vol. 41, 145-162. 
    01-10-2016
  • Zhang K and Dai JS (2016). "Geometric constraints and motion branch variations for reconfiguration of single-loop linkages with mobility one." Mechanism and Machine Theory  vol. 106, 16-29. 
    01-09-2016
  • Salerno M, Zhang K, Menciassi A and Dai JS (2016). "A Novel 4-DOF Origami Grasper With an SMA-Actuation System for Minimally Invasive Surgery." Ieee Transactions On Robotics  vol. 32, (3) 484-498. 
    01-06-2016
  • Qiu C, Zhang K and Dai JS (2016). "Repelling-screw based force analysis of origami mechanisms." Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics  vol. 8, (3) 
    01-06-2016
  • Zhang K, Qiu C and Dai JS (2016). "An extensible continuum robot with integrated origami parallel modules." Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics  vol. 8, (3) 
    07-03-2016
  • Zhang K, Müller A and Dai JS (2016). "A novel reconfigurable 7R linkage with Multifurcation." Mechanisms and Machine Science  
    01-01-2016
  • Müller A, Zhang K and Dai JS (2016). "Analysis of the motion mode change of a metamorphic 8R linkage." Mechanisms and Machine Science  
    01-01-2016

2015

  • Liu J, Ding X, Jin Y, Zhang K and Hao G (2015). "Guest editorial on reconfigurable and deployable mechanisms." Advances in Mechanical Engineering  vol. 7, (8) 
    28-07-2015
  • Zhang K and Dai JS (2015). "Screw-system-variation enabled reconfiguration of the bennett plano-spherical hybrid linkage and its evolved parallel mechanism." Journal of Mechanical Design, Transactions of The Asme  vol. 137, (6) 
    01-06-2015
  • Zhang K, Qiu C and Dai JS (2015). "Helical kirigami-enabled centimeter-scale worm robot with shape-memory-alloy linear actuators." Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics  vol. 7, (2) 
    01-01-2015

2014

  • Ye W, Fang Y, Zhang K and Guo S (2014). "A new family of reconfigurable parallel mechanisms with diamond kinematotropic chain." Mechanism and Machine Theory  vol. 74, 1-9. 
    01-04-2014
  • Zhang K and Dai JS (2014). "A kirigami-inspired 8R linkage and its evolved overconstrained 6R linkages with the rotational symmetry of order two." Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics  vol. 6, (2) 
    06-03-2014

2013

  • Fang H, Fang Y and Zhang K (2013). "Kinematics and workspace analysis of a novel 3-DOF parallel manipulator with virtual symmetric plane." Proceedings of The Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science  vol. 227, (3) 620-629. 
    01-03-2013
  • Qin Y, Zhang K, Li J and Dai JS (2013). "Modelling and analysis of a rigid-compliant parallel mechanism." Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing  vol. 29, (4) 33-40. 
    01-01-2013
  • Zhang K, Dai JS and Fang Y (2013). "Geometric constraint and mobility variation of Two 3SvPS v metamorphic parallel mechanisms." Journal of Mechanical Design, Transactions of The Asme  vol. 135, (1) 
    01-01-2013

2012

  • Fang H, Fang Y and Zhang K (2012). "Reciprocal screw theory based singularity analysis of a novel 3-DOF parallel manipulator." Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering (English Edition)  vol. 25, (4) 647-653. 
    01-07-2012
  • Zhang K and Dai JS (2012). "Kinematics of an overconstrained 6R linkage with 2-fold rotational symmetry." Latest Advances in Robot Kinematics  
    01-01-2012

2010

  • Zhang K, Dai JS and Fang Y (2010). "Topology and constraint analysis of phase change in the metamorphic chain and its evolved mechanism." Journal of Mechanical Design, Transactions of The Asme  vol. 132, (12) 
    06-12-2010
  • Zhang K, Fang Y, Fang H and Dai JS (2010). "Geometry and constraint analysis of the three-spherical kinematic chain based parallel mechanism." Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics  vol. 2, (3) 
    01-08-2010
  • Li D, Zhang Z, Dai J and Zhang K (2010). "Overview and prospects of metamorphic mechanism." Jixie Gongcheng Xuebao/Journal of Mechanical Engineering  vol. 46, (13) 14-21. 
    05-07-2010

2009

  • Zhang K, Fang Y and Guo S (2009). "Design and analyses of a novel 3-DOF parallel mechanism." Jixie Gongcheng Xuebao/Journal of Mechanical Engineering  vol. 45, (1) 68-72. 
    01-01-2009

2007

  • Zhang K, Fang Y and Fang H (2007). "Design and analysis of a rover mechanism based on the metamorphic principle." Beijing Hangkong Hangtian Daxue Xuebao/Journal of Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics  vol. 33, (7) 838-841. 
     

    01-07-2007