Kaustubh Sonawale

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PhD
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Robotics and Automation Laboratory
http://sites.uci.edu/kaustubhsonawale/
Cell: (949) 378 9580


Research Interests

Kinematic synthesis of linkages
Compliant linkages
Robotic mobility systems
Gripping mechanisms
Biotensegrity structures
High dexterity robotic manipulation and path planning
Machine design
Computer aided design


Selected Publications

Sonawale, K. H. and McCarthy, J. M., “A Design System for Eight-bar Linkages as Constrained 4R Serial Chains.”, Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics, 2015.

Sonawale, K. H. and McCarthy, J. M., “Synthesis of Eight-bar Linkages by Constraining a 6R Loop.”, Mechanism and Machine Theory, 2015 (under review).

Sonawale, K. H. and McCarthy, J. M., “A Design System for Six-bar Linkages Integrated with a Solid Modeler.”, Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering, 2015.

Sonawale, K. H. and McCarthy, J. M., “Design of Eight-bar Linkages with an Application to Rectilinear Motion,” Proceedings of the ASME 2015 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, IDETC 2015-47804, August 3-5, Boston Massachusetts, USA.

Sonawale, K. H. and McCarthy, J. M., “Synthesis of Useful Eight-bar Linkages as Constrained 6R loops,” Proceedings of the ASME 2014 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, IDETC 2014-35523, August 17-20, Buffalo New York, USA (pdf).

Sonawale, K. H., Arredondo, A., and McCarthy, J. M., “Computer Aided Design of Useful Spherical Watt I Six-bar Linkages,” Proceedings of the ASME 2013 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, IDET2013-13454, August 4-7, 2013, Portland, Oregon, USA (pdf).

Gandhi, P., Sonawale, K. H., Soni, V., Patanwala, N., and Bansode, A. “Design for Assembly Guidelines for High-Performance Compliant Mechanisms,” Journal of Mechanical Design, 134(12), 121006, 2012 (pdf).

Gandhi, P., Soni, V., Sonawale, K. H., and Patanwala, N., “Assembly Guidelines for High Performance Meso-Flexure Linkage Mechanisms,” ASME 2011 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IMECE2011-64594, Vol. 3, pp. 645-653, November 11-17, 2011, Denver, Colorado, USA (pdf)

Gandhi, P., Sonawale K. H., and Soni V., “Development of Double Parallelogram Flexure Mechanism via Assembly Route,” 15th National Conference on Machines and Mechanisms, NaCoMM2011-146, Nov 30 – Dec 2, 2011, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India (pdf).