Flexure joints for large range of motion by Precision Engineering lab at the  University of Twente

Flexure joints for large range of motion by Precision Engineering lab at the University of Twente

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Research by the PE lab at the University of Twente:
https://www.utwente.nl/en/et/ms3/research-chairs/pe/#pe-lab

Below are some references:
M. Naves, D.M. Brouwer, R.G.K.M. Aarts, Building block based spatial topology synthesis method for large stroke flexure hinges, ASME robotics and mechanisms, accepted manuscript, doi: 10.1115/1.4036223.

Naves M, Aarts RGKM, Brouwer DM (2017) โ€œLarge stroke three degree-of-freedom spherical flexure jointโ€, Euspenโ€™s 17th international conference and exhibition, Hannover, Germany.

M. Nijenhuis, J.P Meijaard, J.L. Herder, S. Awtar, D.M. Brouwer, An analytical formulation for the lateral support stiffness of a spatial flexure strip, ASME mechanical design, in-press.

D.H. Wiersma, S.E. Boer, R.G.K.M. Aarts, D.M. Brouwer, Design and Performance Optimization of Large Stroke Spatial Flexures, Journal of Computational and Nonlinear Dynamics (ISSN 1555-1415), 9(1), 011016, pp. 10 (2014). DOI: 10.1115/1.4025669

D.M. Brouwer, K.G.P. Folkersma, S.E. Boer, and R.G.K.M. Aarts, Exact Constraint Design of a Two-Degree of Freedom Flexure-Based Mechanism, Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics (ISSN 1942-4302) 5(4), 041011, pp. 10 (2013). DOI: 10.1115/1.4025175