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# Integrated Multi-Step Design Method for Practical and Sophisticated Compliant Mechanisms Combining Topology and Shape Optimizations

## Masakazu Kobayashi^{*}, Shinji Nishiwaki^{**}, and Hiroshi Yamakawa^{***}

^{*}Department of Information-aided Technology, Toyota Technological Institute, 2-12-1 Hisakata, Tempaku-ku, Nagoya 468-8511, Japan

^{**}Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Kyoto University, Yoshida Hon-machi, Sakyo-Ku, Kyoto 606-8501, Japan

^{***}Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University, 3-4-1 Okubo, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 169-8555, Japan

*J. Robot. Mechatron.*, Vol.19 No.2, pp. 141-147, 2007.

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