Publications

Referred Journals articles

   2020

   O’Brien, L. J., Emma, C., Khara, A., Jim, L., Liik, L., & Chen, C. (2020). 3D- printed custom-designed prostheses for partial hand amputation: Mechanical       challenges still exist. (Accepted/In press June 2020) In: Journal of Hand Therapy, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jht.2020.04.005

2018
P Gandhi, R Bobade, C. Chen, 2018, On Novel compliant mechanisms for remote center motion, Advances in Mechanical Engineering (accepted Jan 2018)
A. Hata, L. Bonato, M. Shumack, C. Chen, T. Horberry, 2018, Defining the Upper Extremity Range of Motion for Safe Automobile Driving, Clinical Biomechanics (accepted March 2018)
2017

G. Chen, W. Yua, C. Chen, H. Wang, and Z. Lin, 2017, A new approach for the identification of reciprocal screw systems and its application to the kinematics analysis of limited-DOF parallel manipulators, Mechanism and Machine Theory, 118, 194-218.

S. Abeywardena and C Chen, 2017, Implementation and evaluation of a three-legged six-degrees-of-freedom parallel mechanism as an impedance-type haptic device, accepted by IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, TMECH-08-2016-5787.

S. T. Liu and C. Chen, 2017, Framework of modelling concentric tube robot and comparison on computational efficiency, In: Meccanica. 52, 9, p. 2201-2217 17 p.

2016

W Au, H Chung and C Chen, Path planning and assemly mode changes of 6-DOF Stewart-Gough-type parallel manipulators, Mechanism and Machine Theory, vol. 106, pp. 30-49, 2016.

S. Liu, B. Chen, S. Caro, S. Briot, L. Harewood and C. Chen, A cable linkage with remote centre of motion, Mechanism and Machine Theory, vol. 105, pp. 583–605, 2016.

C Chen, Path planning in distorted configuration space, Robotica, 2016.

S Liu, L Harewood, B Chen and C Chen, A Sekeletal Prototype of Surgical Arm Based on Dual-Triangular Mechanism, Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics, 8(4), 041015.

S Abeywardena and C Chen, Inverse dynamic modelling of a three-legged six-degree-of-freedom parallel mechanism, Multibody Syatem Dynamics, DIO10.1007/s11044-016-9506-y.

2015

C Chen and J Chen, 2015, Efficiency analysis of two degrees of freedom epicyclic gear transmission and experimental validation, Mechanism and Machine Theory, 87, pp. 115–130.

X Chen, C Chen, and XJ Liu, 2015, Evaluation of force/torque transmission quality for parallel manipulators, ASME Journal of Mechanism and Robotics, 7 (4), 041013.

2014

W Au, H Chung, and C Chen, 2014, Generation of the global workspace roadmap of the 3-RPR using rotary disk search, Mechanism and Machine Theory, 78, pp. 248 – 262.

2013

H Liu, HQ Tian, C Chen, and YF Li, 2013, An experimental investigation of two Wavelet-MLP hybrid frameworks for wind speed prediction using GA and PSO optimization, International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems, 52, 161-173.

2012

Chen, C., 2012, Power Analysis of Epicyclic Transmissions Based on Constraints, ASME Journal of Mechanism and Robotics (in press), March.

Chen, C., 2012, Power Flow and Efficiency Analysis of Epicyclic Gear Transmission with Split Power, Mechanism and Machine Theory (in press), April.

Davies, K., Chen, C., and Chen, B.K., 2012, Complete Efficiency Analysis of Epicyclic Gear Train With Two 2 Degrees of Freedom, ASME Journal of Mechanical Design (in press), Februray.

Chen, C., Gayral, T., Caro, S., Chablat, D., Moroz, G., Abeywardena S., A, 2012, Six-Dof Epicyclic-Parallel Manipulator, ASME Journal of Mechanism and Robotics (in press), January.

Liu, H., Chen, C., Tian, H.Q., and Li, Y.F., Hybrid Model for Wind Speed Prediction Using Empirical Mode Decomposition and Artificial Neural Networks, accepted by Renewable Energy.

2011

Chen, C., 2011, The order of local mobility of mechanisms, Mechanism and Machine Theory [P], vol 46, issue 9, Pergamon-Elsevier Science Ltd, Oxford UK, pp. 1251-1264.

Chen, C., 2011, Power flow analysis of compound epicyclic gear transmission: Simpson gear train, Journal of Mechanical Design – Transactions of the ASME [P], vol 133, issue 9, ASME – American Soc. Mechanical Eng., New York USA, pp. 1-5.

Chen, C., Jackson, D., 2011, Parameterization and evaluation of robotic orientation workspace: A geometric treatment, IEEE Transactions on Robotics [P], vol 27, issue 4, IEEE, Piscataway New Jersey USA, pp. 656-663.

Chen, C., Teh, L., 2011, Theoretic study of efficiency of two-DOFs of epicyclic gear transmission via virtual power, Journal of Mechanical Design – Transactions of the ASME [P], vol 133, issue 3, ASME, New York USA, pp. 1-7.

2010

Chen, C., 2010, Mobility analysis of parallel manipulators and pattern of transform matrix, Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics [P], vol 2, issue 4, ASME International, United States, pp. 1-11.

Liu, H., Tian, H., Chen, C., Li, Y., 2010, A hybrid statistical method to predict wind speed and wind power, Renewable Energy [P], vol 35, issue 8, Elsevier, Oxford England, pp. 1857-1861.

2008

Chen, C., Bai, S., and Angeles, J., 2008, “The Synthesis of Dyads with One Prismatic Joint,” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 130 (3): 034501 (Available online).

Chen, C., Ostrovskaya, S., and Angeles, J., 2008, “The Kinematics of Wheeled Mobile Robots with Dual-Wheel Transmission Units,” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 130 (1): 011004.

Chen, C., and Angeles, J., 2008, “A Novel Synthesis Approach of Eight-Bar Linkages to Solve Pose-Synthesis Problem,” Mechanism and Machine Theory, 43 (7): 882-890.

Chen, C., Bai, S., and Angeles, J., 2008, “A Comprehensive Solution of the Classic Burmester Problem,” Transactions of the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering, 32 (2): 137-154.

2007

Chen, C., Zhang, X., and Angeles, J., 2007, “Kinematic and Geometric Analysis of a Pure-Rolling Epicyclic Train,” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 129 (8): 852–857.

Chen, C., and Angeles, J., 2007, “Virtual-Power Flow and Mechanical Gear-Mesh Power Losses of Epicyclic Gear Trains,” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 129 (1): 107-113.

Chen, C., and Angeles, J., 2007, “Optimum Kinematics Design of Drives for Wheeled Mobile Robots Based on Cam-Roller Pairs,” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 129 (1): 7-16.

Chen, C., and Angeles, J., 2007, “Generalized Transmission Index and Transmission Quality for Spatial Linkages,” Mechanism and Machine Theory, 42 (9): 1225-1237.

Before 2007

Chen, C., and Angeles, J., 2006, “Undercutting on Cam Profile,” Transactions of the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering, 30 (3): 443-458.

Chen, C., and Angeles, J., 2005, Force-and-Motion-Transmission Evaluation in Spatial Mechanisms, Transactions of the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering, 29(4): 527-539.

Hayes, M.J.D., Zsombor-Murray, P.J., and Chen, C., 2004, Unified Kinematic Analysis of General Parallel Manipulators, ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 126(5): 866-874.

Chen, C., and Angeles, J., 2004, The Conceptual Design of Epicyclic Cam Trains, Transactions of the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering, 28(2A): 125-138.

Referred Conference Papers

2016

S Liu, B Chen, S Caro, S Briot, C Chen, Dual-Triangular Remote Centre of Motion Mechanism With Cable Transmission, presented at the Fourth Joint International Conference on Multibody System Dynamics, Montreal, 2016.

2015

J Chen and C Chen, New Software Package for Power and Efficiency Analysis of Epicyclic Gear Transmissions, to be presented at IFToMM World Congress, Taiwan.

W Au, H Chung, and C Chen, Path Planning of the 6-3 Stewart-Gough Platform in Enhanced Workspace, to be presented at IFToMM World Congress, Taiwan.

S Liu, C Chen, B Chen, and L Harewood, Novel Linkage with Remote Centre of Motion, to be presented at IFToMM World Congress, Taiwan.

A Vignolo, S Briot, P Martinet, and C Chen, End-effector pose estimation of the Monash Epicyclic-Parallel Manipulator through the visual observation of its legs, The 17th International Conference on Advanced Robotics, 2015.

2014

A Vignolo, S Briot, P Martinet, and C Chen, “Comparative Analysis of two Types of Leg-observation-based Visual Servoing Approaches for the Control of the Five-bar Mechanism”, Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation 2014, Dec 2-4, Melbourne, 2014.

W Au, H Chung, and C Chen, “Path Planning for Assembly Mode Changes for the 3-RRR using Global Workspace Roadmaps”, Australasian Conference on Robotics and Automation 2014, Dec 2-4, Melbourne, 2014.

2013

R Bobade, P Gandhi, and C Chen, 2013, On the Novel Compliant Remote Center Mechanism, Proceedings of the 1st International and 16th National Conference on Machines and Mechanisms (iNaCoMM2013), Dec 18-20, IIT-Roorkee.

R Bobade, P Gandhi, N Bhagat, and C Chen, 2013, Cancellation of Physiological Hand Tremors Using Compliant Robotic Assist, Proceedings of the ASME 2013 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition IMEC, November 13-21, San Diego.

W Au, H Chung, and C Chen, 2013, Path Planning of the 3-RPR Using Global Workspace Roadmaps, proceeding of the third IFToMM International Symposium on Robotics and Mechatronics, 148-157, October, Singapore.

C Chen and M Pamieta, 2013, Novel Linkage with Remote Center of Motion, proceeding of the third IFToMM International Symposium on Robotics and Mechatronics, 139-147, October, Singapore.

2012

W. Au, C. Chen, and H. Chung, 2012, Path Planning of Planar Parallel Mechanisms Using Global Workspace Roadmaps, to be presented in the 2012 ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, August, Chicago.

S. Ip, C. Chen, R.P.H. Chen, and D. Oetomo, 2012, Development of Reconfigurable Spherical Motion Generator, to be presented in the Second ASME/IEEE International Conference on Reconfigurable Mechanisms and Robots, July, Tianjin.

S. Caro, D. Chablat, and C. Chen, 2012, Elastostatic Modeling and Shape Optimization of a 6-DOF Haptic Interface Device, to be presented of the ASME 11th Biennial Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis, July, Nantes.

2011

R.S. Bobade, C. Chen, P.S. Gandhi, 2011, Review of Robots for Vitreoretinal Surgery, Proceeding of 15th International Conference on Mechatronics Technology, November, Melbourne.

C. Chen, T. Gayral, S. Caro, D. Chablat, G. Moroz, S. Abeywardena, and M. Lyons, 2011, A Six-Dof Epicyclic-Parallel Manipulator, Proceeding of 15th International Conference on Mechatronics Technology, November, Melbourne.

C. Chen, 2011, New Parallel Manipulator with Schoenflies Motion Synthesized via Matrix Pattern Analysis, Proceeding of 15th International Conference on Mechatronics Technology, November, Melbourne.

S. IP, C. Chen, and D. Oetomo, 2011, Dynamics Modelling of Reconfigurable Spherical Motion Generator, Proceeding of 15th International Conference on Mechatronics Technology, November, Melbourne.

2010

Caro, S., Moroz, G., Gayral, T., Chablat, D., and Chen, C., 2010, Singularity Analysis of a Six-dof Parallel Manipulator using Grassmann-Cayley Algebra and Grobner Bases, CIM25, December, Montreal.

Chen, C., 2010, A New Schoenflies Motion Parallel Manipulator, Proceeding of 2010 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Mechatronic and Embedded Systems and Applications, July, Qingdao.

Chen, C., Jackson, D., and Heyne, W., 2010, A new 6-dof 3-legged parallel mechanism for force-feedback interface, Proceeding of 2010 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Mechatronic and Embedded Systems and Applications, July, Qingdao

2009

Ip, S.H., Chen, C., and Oetomo, D., 2009, “Novel 3-DOF Reconfigurable Spherical Motion Generator with Unlimited Workspace,” Proceeding of the Australian Conference of Robotics and Automation, Sydney, December.

2007

Chen, C. and Angeles, J., 2007, “The Design of Wheeled Mobile Robots With Advanced Drives,” Proceeding of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, September, Las vegas.

Chen, C., and Angeles, J., 2007, “Kinematic Synthesis of an Eight-Bar Linkage to Visit Eleven Poses Exactly,” Proceeding of the 12th World Congress in Mechanism and Machine Science, Besançon, June.

Bourrelle, J.S., Chen, C., Caro, S., and Angeles, J., 2007, Graphical User Interface to Solve the Burmester Problem, Proceeding of the 12th World Congress in Mechanism and Machine Science, Besançon, June.

Zsombor-Murray, P.J., and Chen, C., 2007, Two Degrees of Freedom Parallel Manipulators and the Burmester Problem, Proceeding of the 12th World Congress in Mechanism and Machine Science, Besançon, June.

Before 2007

Chen, C., and Angeles, J., 2006, “Undercutting on Cam Profile,” Proceeding of the Canadian Committee for the Theory of Machines and Mechanisms Symposium on Mechanisms, Machines, and Mechatronics, Calgary, May.

Chen, C., and Angeles, J., 2005, A General Transmission Index for Spatial Linkages, Proceeding of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Long Beach, September.

Chen, C., and Angeles, J., 2005, Force Transmission Evaluation in Spatial Mechanisms with Higher Pairs, Proceeding of the Canadian Committee for the Theory of Machines and Mechanisms Symposium, Saint-Hubert, May.

Chen, C., and Angeles, J., 2005, A General Transmission Index for Spatial Mechanisms and Its Application on Mechanisms with Higher Pairs, Proceeding of the Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics, Montreal, May.

Chen, C., Ostrovskaya, S., and Angeles, J., 2004, The Kinematics of Wheeled Mobile Robots with Dual-Wheel Transmission Units, Proceeding of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, Salt Lake City, September.

Chen, C., and Angeles, J., 2003, The Conceptual Design of Epicyclic Cam Trains, Proceeding of the Canadian Committee for the Theory of Machines and Mechanisms Symposium on Mechanisms, Machines, and Mechatronics, Saint-Hubert, May.

Chen, C., and Angeles, J., 2003, A Generalization of the Pressure Angle, Proceeding of Canadian Committee for the Theory of Machines and Mechanisms Symposium on Mechanisms, Machines, and Mechatronics, Saint-Hubert, May.

Zsombor-Murray, P.J., Chen, C., and Hayes, M.J.D., 2002, Direct Planar Kinematics Mapping for General Planar Parallel Manipulator, Proceeding of the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering Forum on Robotics and Control, Kingston, May.

Conference Abstracts

2018

O’brien, L. (2018). Designing Better 3D-Printed Hand Prostheses; a Pilot Study. Journal of Hand Therapy, 31(1), 162.