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A plane symmetric 6R foldable ring

Viquerat, AD, Hutt, T and Guest, SD (2013) A plane symmetric 6R foldable ring Mechanism and Machine Theory, 63. pp. 73-88.

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Abstract

The design of a deployable structure which deploys from a compact bundle of six parallel bars to a rectangular ring is considered. The structure is a plane symmetric Bricard linkage. The internal mechanism is described in terms of its Denavit-Hartenberg parameters; the nature of its single degree of freedom is examined in detail by determining the exact structure of the system of equations governing its movement; a range of design parameters for building feasible mechanisms is determined numerically; and polynomial continuation is used to design rings with certain specified desirable properties. © 2013 Elsevier Ltd.

Item Type: Article
Divisions : Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Mechanical Engineering Sciences
Authors :
NameEmailORCID
Viquerat, ADa.viquerat@surrey.ac.ukUNSPECIFIED
Hutt, TUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Guest, SDUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Date : 18 February 2013
Identification Number : 10.1016/j.mechmachtheory.2012.12.004
Copyright Disclaimer : © 2013. This manuscript version is made available under the CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0 license http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
Depositing User : Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited : 17 May 2017 12:44
Last Modified : 18 Jul 2017 15:36
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/836553

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