Curved-folding-inspired deployable compliant rolling-contact element (D-CORE)

@article{Nelson2016CurvedfoldinginspiredDC,
  title={Curved-folding-inspired deployable compliant rolling-contact element (D-CORE)},
  author={T. G. Nelson and R. Lang and S. Magleby and L. Howell},
  journal={Mechanism and Machine Theory},
  year={2016},
  volume={96},
  pages={225-238}
}
Abstract This work describes a deployable compliant rolling-contact element joint (D-CORE joint) that employs curved-folding origami techniques to enable transition from a flat to deployed state. These deployable joints can be manufactured from a single sheet of material. Two fundamental configurations of the D-CORE are presented. The first configuration allows for motion similar to that of a Jacob's ladder when the joint is in a planar state while achieving the motion of a CORE when in the… Expand
Origami-inspired sacrificial joints for folding compliant mechanisms
Abstract Folding is a manufacturing method which can create complex 3D geometries from flat materials and can be particularly useful in cost-sensitive or planar-limited fabrication applications. ThisExpand
Art to Engineering: Curved Folding and Developable Surfaces in Mechanism and Deployable Structure Design
Art to Engineering: Curved Folding and Developable Surfaces in Mechanism and Deployable Structure Design Todd G Nelson Department of Mechanical Engineering, BYU Doctor of Philosophy This workExpand
Bioinspired dual-stiffness origami
TLDR
An origami inspired by insect wings is described that displays both high load bearing and high resilience characteristics and is validated by using the origami as an element of a quadcopter frame that can withstand aerodynamic forces within its flight envelope but softens during collisions to avoid permanent damage. Expand
Compliant rolling-contact architected materials for shape reconfigurability
TLDR
The authors introduce a compliant rolling-contact architected material as a class of shape reconfigurable mechanical metamaterial and devise an approach that combines two photon stereolithography and scanning holographic optical tweezers, which allows them to fabricate these architected materials on the microscale. Expand
Implementation of Rolling Contacts for SORCE Joints
TLDR
This work presents principles to facilitate the construction of rolling joints suitable for applications like the SORCE technique, including leveraging fold-angle multipliers of origami vertices, variations of flexure assembly, sunken flexures, and form-closed rolling joints. Expand
Developable compliant-aided rolling-contact mechanisms
Abstract Rolling-contact mechanisms can provide low-friction motion with unique kinematic paths. We show that developable surfaces can be used as a design tool for rolling-contact mechanisms joinedExpand
Elastic buckling shape control of thin-walled cylinder using pre-embedded curved-crease origami patterns
Abstract Decades of research has led to a comprehensive understanding of the buckling behaviour of thin-walled tubes. Many of these studies have attempted to control the buckling-behaviour ofExpand
A folding analysis method for origami based on the frame with kinematic indeterminacy
TLDR
An efficient methodology for tracing the folding process of origami in a three-dimensional space that directly controls the nodal coordinates in the origami model activated by external force on the vertices is proposed. Expand
Design, modeling, analysis and testing of a novel piezo-actuated XY compliant mechanism for large workspace nano-positioning
In this paper, a new piezo-actuated XY parallel compliant mechanism for large workspace nano-positioning with decoupled motions is developed by incorporating a novel Z-shaped flexure hingeExpand
MR-Conditional SMA-Based Origami Joint
TLDR
This work presents an MR conditional joint developed using origami techniques that reduces costs by eliminating assembly of various components and has potential applications in endoscopy. Expand
...
1
2
3
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 31 REFERENCES
Origami-like creases in sheet materials for compliant mechanism design
Abstract. The purpose of this research is to evaluate the creasing of non-paper sheet materials, such as plastics and metals, to facilitate origami-based compliant mechanism design. Although it isExpand
Steerable Mechanical Joint for High Load Transmission in Minimally Invasive Instruments
As minimally invasive operations are performed through small portals, the limited manipulation capability of straight surgical instruments is an issue. Access to the pathology site can beExpand
Origami-inspired integrated planar-spherical overconstrained mechanisms
This paper presents two integrated planar-spherical overconstrained mechanisms that are inspired and evolved from origami cartons with a crash-lock base. Investigating the crash-lock base of theExpand
A method for building self-folding machines
TLDR
This origami-inspired robot can fold itself in 4 minutes and walk away without human intervention, demonstrating the potential both for complex self-folding machines and autonomous, self-controlled assembly. Expand
Kinematic Analysis and Stiffness Validation of Origami Cartons
Origami-type cartons have been widely used in packaging industry because of their versatility, but there is a lack of systematic approach to study their folding behavior, which is a key issue inExpand
Self-folding origami: shape memory composites activated by uniform heating
Self-folding is an approach used frequently in nature for the efficient fabrication of structures, but is seldom used in engineered systems. Here, self-folding origami are presented, which consist ofExpand
A compliant-mechanism approach to achieving specific quality of motion in a lumbar total disc replacement
Background The current generation of total disc replacements achieves excellent short- and medium-term results by focusing on restoring the quantity of motion. Recent studies indicate that additionalExpand
Tension-based multi-stable compliant rolling-contact elements
This paper presents models for a tension-based, multi-stable, large displacement, compliant rolling-contact element (CORE). The models are capable of determining stress, strain, and retaining forcesExpand
Curved Crease Folding – a Review on Art, Design and Mathematics
In this paper we review masterpieces of curved crease folding, the deployed design methods and geometric studies on this special kind of paper folding. Our goal is to make this work and itsExpand
Mobility in Metamorphic Mechanisms of Foldable/Erectable Kinds
This paper looks at a class of mechanisms that change structure when erected or folded. The class includes a variety of artefacts and decorative gifts and boxes comprised of flat card creased toExpand
...
1
2
3
4
...