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  I've included references to most of the work that I've published and some presentations I've given. Unfortunately, much of it is under copyright so I cannot provide electronic copies online. If you have questions about how to obtain these papers, please let me know. Feel free to reproduce the material available on this page, but make sure to give appropriate attribution.

Journal Articles

Krishnan, G., Kim, C., Kota, S., “Load-Transmitter Constraint Sets: An Effective Tool for Visualizing Load Flow in Compliant Mechanisms”, Under review in J. Mechanisms Robotics, 2010.

Krishnan, G., Kim, C., Kota, S., “An Intrinsic Geometric Framework for the Building Block Synthesis of Single Point Compliant Mechanisms”, J. Mechanisms Robotics 3, 011001 (2011).

Hoetmer, K., Woo, G., Kim, C., Herder, J., “Negative Stiffness Building Blocks for Statically Balanced Compliant Mechanisms: Design and Testing”, J. Mechanisms Robotics 2, 041007 (2010).

Cappelleri, D., Krishnan, G., Kim, C., Kumar, V., Kota, S., “Toward the Design of a Decoupled, Two-Dimensional, Vision-Based uN Force Sensor”, J. Mechanisms Robotics 2, 021010 (2010) (9 pages), May 2010.

Kim, C., “Design Strategies for the Topology Synthesis of Dual Input-Single Output Compliant Mechanisms”, J. Mechanisms Robotics 1, 041002 (2009) (10 pages)

Kim, C., Moon, Y.-M., Kota, S. “A Building Block Approach to the Conceptual Synthesis of Compliant Mechanisms utilizing Compliance and Stiffness Ellipsoids”, J. Mech. Des. 130, 022308 (2008) (11 Pages).

Kim, C., Kota, S., Moon, Y.-M., “An instant center approach towards the conceptual design of compliant mechanisms”, J. Mech. Des. 128, May 2006, pp. 542-550.

Conference Proceedings (Peer Reviewed)

Krishnan, G., Kim, C., Kota, S., “Load-Transmitter Constraint Sets: Part I - An Effective Tool for Visualizing Load Path in Compliant Mechanisms and Structures”, DETC2010-28810,Proceedings of the 34th Mechanisms and Robotics Conference at IDETC, Montreal, Canada, August 15-18, 2010. Winner of Compliant Mechanisms Theory Best Paper Award.

Krishnan, G., Kim, C., Kota, S., “Load-Transmitter Constraint Sets: Part II – A Building Block Based Methodology for the Synthesis of Compliant Mechanisms”, DETC2010-28819, Proceedings of the 34th Mechanisms and Robotics Conference at IDETC, Montreal, Canada, August 15-18, 2010.

Krishnan, G., Kim, C., Kota, S., “Design Synthesis of 2-D Compliant Mechanisms Utilizing Serial Concatenation of Building Blocks”, DETC2009-87445, Proceedings of the 33rd Mechanisms and Robotics Conference at IDETC, San Diego, CA August 30-September 2, 2009.

Cappelleri, D., Krishnan, G., Kim, C., Kumar, V., Kota, S., “Towards the Design of a Decoupled, Two-Dimensional, Vision-Based uN Force Sensor for Microrobotics”, DETC2009-87386, Proceedings of the 2009 ASME Micro and Nano Systems Conference at IDETC, San Diego, CA August 30-September 2, 2009.

Hoetmer, K., Kim, C., Herder, J., “A Building Block Approach for the Design of Statically Balanced Compliant Mechanisms”, Proceedings of the 33rd Mechanisms and Robotic Conference at IDETC, San Diego, CA, August 30-September 2, 2009.

Hart, K., Shooter, S., Kim, C., “Approach to Evaluate and Implement Information Systems that Satisfy Your Goals”, IDETC2009-DAC87327, Proceedings of the 2009 Design Automation Conference at IDETC, San Diego, CA, August 30-September 2, 2009.

Hart, K., Shooter, S., Kim, C., “A Framework for Engineering Dissection Exercise Creation and Implementation”, DETC2009/DEC-87032. Proceedings of the 2009 Symposium on International Design and Design Education at IDETC, San Diego, CA August 30-September 2, 2009.

Kim, C., “Functional Characterization of Compliant Building blocks Utilizing Eigentwists and Eigenwrenches”, DETC2008-49267, Proceedings of the 32nd Mechanisms and Robotics Conference at IDETC2008, New York, NY, August 3-6, 2008.

Krishnan, G., Kim, C., Kota, S., “A Lumped-Model Based Bulding-Block Concatenation for a Conceptual Compliant Mechanisms Synthesis”, DETC2008-49496, Proceedings of the 32nd Mechanisms and Robotics Conference at IDETC2008, New York, NY, August 3-6, 2008.

Kalapay, D., Kim, C., “Design of a Compliant Energy Storage Impulse Mechanism for a Desktop Stapler”, DETC2008-49451, Proceedings of the 32nd Mechanisms and Robotics Conference at IDETC2008, New York, NY, August 3-6, 2008.

Kim, C., “Decomposition Strategies for the Synthesis of Single-Input Single-Output and Dual-Input Single-Output Compliant Mechanisms”, DETC2007-35449, Proceedings of the 31st Mechanisms and Robotics Conference at IDETC2007, Las Vegas, NV, September 4-7, 2007.

Kim, C., Moon, Y.-M., Kota, S., “Conceptual Synthesis of Compliance at a Single Point”, Proceedings of the 30th Mechanisms and Robotics Conference at IDETC2006, Philadelphia, PA, September 10-13, 2006.

Kim, C., Kota, S., Moon, Y.-M., “An instant center approach towards the conceptual design of compliant mechanisms”, Proceedings of the 2004 ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Salt Lake City, UT, 2004.

Kim, C., Kota, S., “Design of a Compliant Transmission for Secondary Microactuators in Disk Drives”, 2002 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Montreal, Canada, 2002.

Theses

Kim, C.J., 2005, A Conceptual Approach to the Computational Synthesis of Compliant Mechanisms, Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Michigan (Co-chairs: Sridhar Kota and Yong-Mo Moon).

Kim, C.J., 2002, Design of a Novel Compliant Transmission for Secondary Micro-actuators in Disk Drives , M.S.E. Thesis, University of Michigan (Chair: Sridhar Kota).

Presentations

 

DETC 2006 Presentation - Conceptual Synthesis of Compliance at a Single Point. This is the presentation I gave at DETC 2006. Luke and Master Yoda appear.