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|Title:||Deployable prismatic structures with rigid origami patterns||Authors:||Liu, Sicong
Spherical 4R Linkage
|Issue Date:||2015||Source:||Liu, S., Lv, W., Chen, Y., & Lu, G. (2016). Deployable prismatic structures with rigid origami patterns. Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics, 8(3), 031002-. doi:10.1115/1.4031953||Series/Report no.:||Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics||Abstract:||Rigid origami inspires new design technology in deployable structures with large deployable ratio due to the property of flat foldability. In this paper, we present a general kinematic model of rigid origami pattern and obtain a family of deployable prismatic structures. Basically, a four-crease vertex rigid origami pattern can be presented as a spherical 4R linkage, and the multivertex patterns are the assemblies of spherical linkages. Thus, this prismatic origami structure is modeled as a closed loop of spherical 4R linkages, which includes all the possible prismatic deployable structures consisting of quadrilateral facets and four-crease vertices. By solving the compatibility of the kinematic model, a new group of 2n-sided deployable prismatic structures with plane symmetric intersections is derived with multilayer, straight and curvy variations. The general design method for the 2n-sided multilayer deployable prismatic structures is proposed. All the deployable structures constructed with this method have single degree-of-freedom (DOF), can be deployed and folded without stretching or twisting the facets, and have the compactly flat-folded configuration, which makes it to have great potential in engineering applications.||URI:||https://hdl.handle.net/10356/87333
|ISSN:||1942-4302||DOI:||10.1115/1.4031953||Rights:||© 2016 American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). All rights reserved.||Fulltext Permission:||none||Fulltext Availability:||No Fulltext|
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