Articles | Volume 2, issue 2
Research article
20 Oct 2011
Research article |  | 20 Oct 2011

Compliant space mechanisms: a new frontier for compliant mechanisms

R. M. Fowler, L. L. Howell, and S. P. Magleby

Related subject area

Mechanisms and Robotics
Obstacle-avoidance path planning based on the improved artificial potential field for a 5 degrees of freedom bending robot
Quansheng Jiang, Kai Cai, and Fengyu Xu
Mech. Sci., 14, 87–97,,, 2023
Short summary
Parameter optimization of a pure electric sweeper dust port by a backpropagation neural network combined with a whale algorithm
Jiabao Pan, Jin Ye, Hejin Ai, Jiamei Wang, and You Wan
Mech. Sci., 14, 47–60,,, 2023
Short summary
Modeling and control strategy of a haptic interactive robot based on a cable-driven parallel mechanism
Da Song, Xinlei Xiao, Gang Li, Lixun Zhang, Feng Xue, and Lailu Li
Mech. Sci., 14, 19–32,,, 2023
Short summary
Research on obstacle performance and tipping stability of a novel wheel–leg deformation mechanism
Minghui Zhang and Yiming Su
Mech. Sci., 14, 1–13,,, 2023
Short summary
Dynamic modeling and vibration characteristics analysis of parallel antenna
Guoxing Zhang, Jianliang He, Jinwei Guo, and Xinlu Xia
Mech. Sci., 13, 1019–1029,,, 2022
Short summary

Cited articles

AIAA: AIAA S-114, Moving Mechanical Assemblies for Space and Launch Vehicles, 2005.
Albrechtsen, N. B., Magleby, S. P., and Howell, L. L.: Using Technology Push Product Development to Discover Potential Applications and Categories of Enabled Opportunities for Lamina Emergent Mechanisms, in: ASME 2010 International Design Engineering Technical Conference, DETC2010-28531, ASME, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2010.
Adler, M., Wright, M., Campbell, C., Clark, I., Engelund, W., and Rivellini, T.: Entry, Descent, and Landing Roadmap – Technology Area 09, NASA, draft edn., 2010.
Berglund, M. D., Magleby, S. P., and Howell, L. L.: Design Rules for Selecting and Designing Compliant Mechanisms for Rigid-Body Replacement Synthesis, in: ASME 2000 Design Engineering Technical Conference, DETC00/DAC-14225, ASME, Baltimore, Maryland, 2000.
Boesiger, E. A. (Ed.): 39th Aerospace Mechanisms Symposium, NASA/CP-2008-215252, NASA and Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company, 2008.