## Abstract

This paper introduces a method for calculating the deformation displacement of the origami mechanism. The bearing capacity of each face can be analyzed by the relationship between the stress and displacement, which can provide a reference for the origami design. The Miura origami mechanism unit is considered. First, the folding angle of each crease is solved based on the geometric characteristics. The deforming form of the creases is then analyzed, and the bending moment acting on the paper surface is solved. Based on the geometric characteristics and stress forms, the paper surface is modeled as a sheet. Based on the bending theory of a thin plate with small deflection, the complex external load forms are decomposed by Levy's method and the superposition principle, and the expression of the deflection curve during the folding process is obtained. According to the stress and bending moment equations, the relationship between the bending moment and displacement is obtained. Finally, through an application example, the maximum deflection of the paper surface is calculated by matlab, and the deflection diagram of the deformed paper surface is drawn, which verifies the expression of the deflection curve.

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