Dr Ketao Zhang
BSc, PhD, FHEA

 

All Publications

    2022

    2021

    • Vitanov I, Farkhatdinov I, Denoun B, Palermo F, Otaran A, Brown J, Omarali B, Abrar T, Hansard M, Oh C, Poslad S, Liu C, Godaba H, Zhang K, Jamone L and Althoefer K (2021). "A Suite of Robotic Solutions for Nuclear Waste Decommissioning." Robotics vol. 10 (4), 112-112.
      07-10-2021
    • Liu C, Li B, Li Z, Cao C, Gao X, Zhang K and Chen H (2021). "3D printable and fringe electric field adhesion enabled variable stiffness artificial muscles for semi-active vibration attenuation." Royal Society of Chemistry  Soft Matter
      27-05-2021
    • Zhang K and Liu C (2021). "Design and Analysis of a Novel Reconfigurable Parallel Manipulator with Kirigami-inspired Bennett Plano-Spherical Linkages and Angular Pouch Motors." Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics, 1-23.
      30-04-2021

    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." Chinese Society of Agricultural Machinery  Nongye Jixie Xuebao/Transactions of The Chinese Society of 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." In Mechanisms and Machine Science 15-25.
      01-01-2016
    • Müller A, Zhang K and Dai JS (2016). "Analysis of the motion mode change of a metamorphic 8R linkage."39-47.
      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

    • Zhang K and Dai JS (2014). "Trifurcation of the Evolved Sarrus-Motion Linkage Based on Parametric Constraints." In Advances in Robot Kinematics 345-353.
      20-05-2014
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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

    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." In Latest Advances in Robot Kinematics 229-236.
      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