David Perkins

Lecturer
Full-Time Faculty
School of Engineering: Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

  • Location: Kettering Laboratories Room 346A
  • Phone: 937-229-3093
  • Email: Contact

Profile

  • Perkins, D., and A. Murray. 2012. Singularity free revolute–prismatic–revolute and spherical–prismatic–spherical chains for actuating planar and spherical single degree of freedom mechanisms. ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics 4, no. 1.
  • Perkins, D., and A. Murray. 2011. Synthesis of coupler-drivers for four position planar synthesis tasks. Proceedings of the ASME 2011 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, August 28-31, in Washington, D.C.
  • Perkins, D., and A. Murray. 2010. Singularity free RPR and SPS chains for actuating single parameter planar and spherical motions. Proceedings of the ASME 2010 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, August 15-18, in Montreal, Canada.
  • Perkins, D., and A. Murray. 2009. Comparison of torque and coupler-driven four-bars as solutions to planar four position and spherical four orientation tasks. Proceedings of the ASME 2009 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, August 15-18, in San Diego, California.
  • Perkins, D., M. Turner, and A. Murray. 2007. Static analysis of torque and coupler-driven spherical four-bar mechanisms with an applied load. Proceedings of the ASME 2007 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences, September 4-7, in Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Larochelle, P., A. Murray, M. Turner, D. Perkins, and V. Venkataramanujam. 2008. PODS: Novel devices for spatial assembly tasks. Proceedings of the 2008 NSF Engineering Research and Innovation Conference, January 7-10, in Knoxville, Tennessee.
  • Perkins, D., J. Reed, and E. Havens. 2004. Morphing wing structures for loitering air vehicles. Proceedings of the 45th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, April 19-22 in Palm Springs, California.
  • Perkins, D., J. Reed, and E. Havens. 2004. Adaptive wing structures. International Society for Optical Engineering 2004 Smart Structures and Materials and Nondestructive Evaluation for Health Monitoring and Diagnostics Conference, in San Diego, California.

Courses Taught

  • EGR103 – Engineering Innovation
  • EGR201 – Engineering Mechanics I
  • MEE227L – Computer Graphics II
  • MEE314 – Computational Methods
  • MEE341 – Engineering Experimentation
  • MEE431L – Multidisciplinary Design Lab I
  • MEE460 – Engineering Analysis

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Dayton, 2011
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Dayton, 2003