Origami based Mechanical Metamaterials

@article{Lv2014OrigamiBM,
  title={Origami based Mechanical Metamaterials},
  author={Cheng Lv and Deepakshyam Krishnaraju and Goran Konjevod and Hongyu Yu and Hanqing Jiang},
  journal={Scientific Reports},
  year={2014},
  volume={4}
}
We describe mechanical metamaterials created by folding flat sheets in the tradition of origami, the art of paper folding, and study them in terms of their basic geometric and stiffness properties, as well as load bearing capability. A periodic Miura-ori pattern and a non-periodic Ron Resch pattern were studied. Unexceptional coexistence of positive and negative Poisson's ratio was reported for Miura-ori pattern, which are consistent with the interesting shear behavior and infinity bulk modulus… Expand
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