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Articles tagged with Mechanical Engineering

Smart 3D printed materials by embedding robust effective Structural Health Monitoring system

Life cycle cost reductionThe reduction of the direct operating costs of machines, structures and vehicles is pursued in numerous industrial sectors. Condition based maintenance, the scheduling of maintenance (intervals)…

Torsion spring with variable stiffness

Alternative for springs with constant stiffness Mechanical springs are used in almost all mechanisms. They can be used to reduce shocks, apply a force, store energy or change natural frequencies. The major drawback…

Mechanical Engineering (MECH)

The department of Mechanical Engineering (MECH) exists of three research groups: Acoustics & Vibration Research Group (AVRG) Robotics and Multibody Mechanics (R&MM) Thermodynamics and Fluid Mechanics…