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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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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 :
Hutt, T
Guest, SD
Date : 18 February 2013
DOI : 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
Depositing User : Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited : 17 May 2017 12:44
Last Modified : 16 Jan 2019 18:35

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