1887
banner image
No data available.
Please log in to see this content.
You have no subscription access to this content.
No metrics data to plot.
The attempt to load metrics for this article has failed.
The attempt to plot a graph for these metrics has failed.
Simulation of a carbon nanotube-based compliant parallel-guiding mechanism: A nanomechanical building block
Rent:
Rent this article for
USD
10.1063/1.2388143
/content/aip/journal/apl/89/20/10.1063/1.2388143
http://aip.metastore.ingenta.com/content/aip/journal/apl/89/20/10.1063/1.2388143

Figures

Image of FIG. 1.
FIG. 1.

(Color online) SWCNT-based parallel-guiding mechanism displaced from its equilibrium position (a) and linear bearing that uses series (a and b) and parallel (sets 1 and 2) arrangements of compliant PGMs (b).

Image of FIG. 2.
FIG. 2.

(Color online) Region 1: non-buckled region of operation (a); region 2: buckled region of operation (b).

Image of FIG. 3.
FIG. 3.

(Color online) Kinematics (a), elastomechanic response (b), close-up of the transition between regions 1 and 2 (c), and dynamic simulation results superimposed on molecular mechanics results (d).

Image of FIG. 4.
FIG. 4.

(Color online) Zone surrounding an atom where van der Waals forces are repulsive (a), repulsive interactions between nonbonded atoms in cross-section (b), and cross sections of kink 2 at different loads (c).

Tables

Generic image for table
Table I.

Parameters that describe the CNTs in the nPGM model.

Generic image for table
Table II.

Magnitude of repulsive force in a (5,5) nPGM cross section.

Loading

Article metrics loading...

/content/aip/journal/apl/89/20/10.1063/1.2388143
2006-11-15
2014-04-25
Loading

Full text loading...

This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
752b84549af89a08dbdd7fdb8b9568b5 journal.articlezxybnytfddd
Scitation: Simulation of a carbon nanotube-based compliant parallel-guiding mechanism: A nanomechanical building block
http://aip.metastore.ingenta.com/content/aip/journal/apl/89/20/10.1063/1.2388143
10.1063/1.2388143
SEARCH_EXPAND_ITEM