Articles | Volume 15, issue 1
Research article
06 Feb 2024
Research article |  | 06 Feb 2024

Dynamic analysis of a box-structured satellite deployment mechanism with self-actuated torsion joints

Dongping Sheng, Renzhe Ma, and Chun Su

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Short summary
This paper designed a kind of satellite deployment mechanism with a boxed structure and passive torsion joints, and dynamic reactions, including modal, impact, and harmonic  responses, are researched systematically.