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Journal Articles
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mechanisms Robotics. December 2018, 10(6): 061007.
Paper No: JMR-18-1064
Published Online: September 17, 2018
... identifying single-output mechanical advantage for a multiple-input compliant mechanism, such as many origami-based mechanisms, would prove useful in predicting complex mechanism behavior. While origami-based mechanisms are capable of offering unique solutions to engineering problems, the design process of...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Mechanisms Robotics. December 2018, 10(6): 064501.
Paper No: JMR-17-1430
Published Online: September 7, 2018
...Hritwick Banerjee; Neha Pusalkar; Hongliang Ren Origami-based paper folding is being used in robotics community to provide stiffness and flexibility simultaneously while designing smart structures. In this paper, we propose a novel design inspired by origami pattern service robot, which transforms...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mechanisms Robotics. October 2018, 10(5): 051006.
Paper No: JMR-17-1374
Published Online: July 9, 2018
... Origami It is well known that typical, single-loop linkages with mobility-one include planar 4R linkages and spherical 4R linkages. In spatial case, single-loop linkages with mobility-one include most classical linkages in 4R, 5R, and 6R linkages. Bennett 4R linkage [ 1 , 2 ] is a spatial case...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mechanisms Robotics. October 2018, 10(5): 051003.
Paper No: JMR-17-1433
Published Online: July 3, 2018
...Huijuan Feng; Rui Peng; Jiayao Ma; Yan Chen Rigid origami is a restrictive form of origami that permits continuous motion between folded and unfolded states along the predetermined creases without stretching or bending of the facets. It has great potential in engineering applications, such as...
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Article Type: Design Innovation Paper
J. Mechanisms Robotics. August 2018, 10(4): 045002.
Paper No: JMR-17-1287
Published Online: June 18, 2018
... Origami To execute the specific missions in three-dimensional complex environments, quad-rotors stand out due to their ability of hover flight, vertical takeoff and landing, as well as their mechanical simplicity and inherent robustness [ 1 , 2 ]. However, most of the current quad-rotors having a...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mechanisms Robotics. April 2018, 10(2): 021004.
Paper No: JMR-17-1300
Published Online: February 1, 2018
... 2017 Folding Mechanism design Mechanism synthesis Novel Fabrication Techniques Theoretical kinematics Origami Many techniques of origami, the art of paper-folding, have found their way into technological applications. However, many of those applications require materials that are a...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mechanisms Robotics. April 2018, 10(2): 021001.
Paper No: JMR-17-1291
Published Online: January 29, 2018
...Yunfang Yang; Zhong You Modular origami is a type of origami where multiple pieces of paper are folded into modules, and these modules are then interlocked with each other forming an assembly. Some of them turn out to be capable of large-scale shape transformation, making them ideal to create...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mechanisms Robotics. February 2018, 10(1): 011010.
Paper No: JMR-17-1162
Published Online: December 22, 2017
...Chenhan Guang; Yang Yang The radial folding ratio of single-vertex multicrease rigid origami, from the folded configuration to the unfolded configuration, is satisfactory. In this study, we apply two approaches to add nonzero thickness for this kind of origami and identify different geometrical...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mechanisms Robotics. December 2017, 9(6): 061016.
Paper No: JMR-16-1381
Published Online: October 20, 2017
... Mechanism synthesis Mobile robots Parallel platforms Robot design Origami Deployable mechanisms have widely applications in aerospace engineering, such as satellite antennas, solar panel supporting structures and space vehicles, and in civil engineering such as umbrellas, exhibition structures...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mechanisms Robotics. December 2017, 9(6): 061015.
Paper No: JMR-17-1025
Published Online: October 19, 2017
...Jelle Rommers; Giuseppe Radaelli; Just L. Herder Principles from origami art are applied in the design of mechanisms and robotics increasingly frequent. A large part of the application driven research of these origami-like mechanisms focuses on devices where the creases (hinge lines) are actuated...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mechanisms Robotics. August 2017, 9(4): 041018.
Paper No: JMR-16-1224
Published Online: June 14, 2017
...Cai Jianguo; Liu Yangqing; Ma Ruijun; Feng Jian; Zhou Ya Rigid origami is seen as a fundamental model in many self-folding machines. A key issue in designing origami is the rigid/nonrigid foldability. The kinematic and foldability of Kresling origami, which is based on an origami pattern of the...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mechanisms Robotics. August 2017, 9(4): 041005.
Paper No: JMR-16-1214
Published Online: May 2, 2017
...Marco Salerno; Amir Firouzeh; Jamie Paik Thin foldable origami mechanisms allow reconfiguration of complex structures with large volumetric change, versatility, and at low cost; however, there is rarely a systematic way to make them autonomously actuated due to the lack of low profile actuators...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mechanisms Robotics. June 2017, 9(3): 031009.
Paper No: JMR-16-1312
Published Online: March 22, 2017
...Jelle Rommers; Giuseppe Radaelli; Just L. Herder Recently, there has been an increased interest in origami art from a mechanism design perspective. The deployable nature and the planar fabrication method inherent to origami provide potential for space and cost-efficient mechanisms. In this paper, a...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mechanisms Robotics. April 2017, 9(2): 021012.
Paper No: JMR-16-1315
Published Online: March 9, 2017
...-folding origami was developed, which approximated origami creases as revolute joints with torsional spring–dampers and simulated the effect of magneto-active materials on origami-inspired designs. In this work, the crease stiffness and MAE models are discussed in further detail, and the dynamic model is...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mechanisms Robotics. April 2017, 9(2): 021008.
Paper No: JMR-16-1301
Published Online: March 9, 2017
...Tomohiro Tachi; Thomas C. Hull When actuating a rigid origami mechanism by applying moments at the crease lines, we often confront the bifurcation problem where it is not possible to predict the way the model will fold when it is in a flat state. In this paper, we develop a mathematical model of...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Design Innovation Paper
J. Mechanisms Robotics. April 2017, 9(2): 025002.
Paper No: JMR-16-1298
Published Online: March 9, 2017
... successfully approximated by our proposed chain design. Manuscript received October 7, 2016; final manuscript received January 13, 2017; published online March 9, 2017. Assoc. Editor: Hai-Jun Su. 07 10 2016 13 01 2017 Folding Mechanism design Origami Self-reconfigurable...
Journal Articles
Article Type: Guest Editorial
J. Mechanisms Robotics. April 2017, 9(2): 020301.
Paper No: JMR-17-1044
Published Online: March 9, 2017
...Venkat N. Krovi; James Schmiedeler; Su Haijun 18 02 2017 18 02 2017 Bio-inspired design Cable driven mechanisms Compliant mechanisms Flying robots Folding Microscale mechanisms Origami Robotics The Mechanisms and Robotics Conference has traditionally provided a...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mechanisms Robotics. April 2017, 9(2): 021001.
Paper No: JMR-16-1322
Published Online: March 9, 2017
... manuscript received January 10, 2017; published online March 9, 2017. Assoc. Editor: Venkat Krovi. 17 10 2016 10 01 2017 Folding Mechanism synthesis Origami Deployable mechanisms (DMs), which are capable of large change in their physical size, have many potential uses, e.g., in...
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Journal Articles
Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mechanisms Robotics. April 2017, 9(2): 021013.
Paper No: JMR-16-1300
Published Online: March 9, 2017
...Robert J. Lang; Todd Nelson; Spencer Magleby; Larry Howell We present a general technique for achieving kinematic single degree of freedom (1DOF) origami-based mechanisms with thick rigid panels using synchronized offset rolling contact elements (SORCEs). We present general design analysis for...
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Article Type: Research-Article
J. Mechanisms Robotics. February 2017, 9(1): 011004.
Paper No: JMR-16-1085
Published Online: December 2, 2016
... present a novel origami-inspired pneumatic solar tracking system for a picosatellite named NPU-PhoneSat that is capable of solar tracking without altering the attitude of the NPU-PhoneSat. We give an overview of the system design and address the theoretical problem of modeling the origami-inspired...