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Some results on the Guest-Hutchinson modes and periodic mechanisms of the Kagome lattice metamaterial

  title={Some results on the Guest-Hutchinson modes and periodic mechanisms of the Kagome lattice metamaterial},
  author={Xuenan Li and Robert V. Kohn},
Lattice materials are interesting mechanical metamaterials, and their mechanical properties are often related to the presence of mechanisms. The existence of periodic mechanisms can be indicated by the presence of Guest-Hutchinson (GH) modes, since GH modes are sometimes infinitesimal versions of periodic mechanisms. However, not every GH mode comes from a periodic mechanism. This paper focuses on: (1) clarifying the relationship between GH modes and periodic mechanisms; and (2) answering the… 



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