Foreword.- My Professional Career: A Summary by Kenneth Waldron.- Table of Contents.-
Part 1 Historical Perspective: 1. Design for Inclusivity: Meaningful Collaboration with Differences, by Manjula and Kenneth Waldron.- 2. Computer Aided Mechanism Synthesis:A Historical Perspective, by Thomas R. Chase, Gary L. Kinzel and Arthur G. Erdman.- 3. An Excellent Adventure, by Vincent J. Vohnout.- 4. Mechanisms and Robotics at the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences – The Waldron Years 1986-2012, by Steven A. Velinsky.- Part 2 Kinematics and Mechanisms: 5. Screws and robotics for metrology, by Joseph K. Davidson, Samir Savaliya, and Jami J. Shah.- 6. Mobility Analysis and Type Synthesis with Screw Theory: from Rigid Body Linkages to Compliant Mechanisms, by Hai-Jun Su, Lifeng Zhou and Ying Zhang.- 7. How far are compliant mechanisms from rigid-body mechanisms and stiff structures?, by G. K. Ananthasuresh.- 8. On a compliant mechanism design methodology using the synthesis with compliance approach for coupled and uncoupled systems, by Ashok Midha , Yuvaraj Annamalai , Sharath K. Kolachalam , Ashish B. Koli and Sushrut G. Bapat.- 9. Understanding Speed and Force Ratios for Compliant Mechanisms, by Thomas G. Sugar and Matthew Holgate.- 10. Precision Flexure Mechanisms in High Speed Nanopatterning Systems, by M.J. Meissl, B.J. Choi and S.V. Sreenivasan.- 11. Decomposition of Planar Burmester Problems Using Kinematic Mapping, by Q. J. Ge, Ping Zhao, Anurag Purwar.- 12. Kinematics Analysis and Design Considerations of the Gear Bearing Drive, by Elias Brassitos and Constantinos Mavroidis.- 13. A Short Story on Long Pinions, by Madhusudan Raghavan.- Part 3 Robotic Systems: 14. Time-optimal path planning for the general waiter motion problem, by Francisco Geu Flores, Andrés Kecskeméthy.- 15. Kinematic Analysis of Quadrotors with Manufacturing Errors, by Yash Mulgaonkar, Caitlin Powers and Vijay Kumar.- 16. Omnicopter: A Novel Overactuated Micro Aerial Vehicle, by Yangbo Long and David J. Cappelleri.- 17. Articulated Wheeled Vehicles: Back to the Future?, by Xiaobo Zhou, Aliakbar Alamdari and Venkat Krovi.- 18. A Robotic Mobile Platform for Application in Automotive Production Environment, by Alberto Rovetta.- 19. Electro-Elastic Model for Dielectric Elastomers, by Rocco Vertechy, Giovanni Berselli, Vincenzo Parenti Castelli.- 20. Designing Positive Tension for Wire-Actuated Parallel Manipulators, by Leila Notash.- Part 4 Legged Locomotion: 21. Control of Humanoid Hopping Based on a SLIP Model, by Patrick M. Wensing and David E. Orin.- 22. Duty Factor and Leg Stiffness Models for the Design of Running Bipeds, by Muhammad E. Abdallah and Kenneth J. Waldron.- 23. Unfinished Business: Impulsive Models of Quadrupedal Running Gaits, by James P. Schmiedeler and Lawrence Funke.- 24. Automatic Full Body Inverse Dynamic Analysis Based on Personalized Body Model and MoCap Data, by M.J. Tsai, Allen Lee, H.W. Lee.- 25. Lower-limb muscle function in human running, by Anthony G. Schache, Tim W. Dorn, and Marcus G. Pandy.- Part 5 Design Education and Research: 26. Toward Broader Education in Control System Design for Mechanical Engineers: Actuation System Selection and Controller Co-Design, by K. Srinivasan.- 27. Biologically Oriented Subjects in European Master on Advanced Robotics – Sharing the Teaching Experience, by Teresa Zielinska and Krzysztof Kedzior.- 28. From the Tool Room to the Class Room, by Blaine W. Lilly.- 29. Project-Based Learning in Engineering through Street Performance Robot Contest, by Shigeo Hirose, Gen Endo and Edwardo F. Fukushima.- 30. Research and Science Education of Lu Ban's Horse Carriages, by Hong-Sen Yan.