Miura-ori, Basics for Designing its Folding Machines

Miura, Koryo

The unique property of the Miura-ori map is due to the geometric property of “the single degree of freedom”. With this, one can open a map with a single pull motion. However, due to this property, the high-speed folding machine is difficult to realized. In this presentation, author investigates the natural geometric properties of Miura-ori in detail and proposes a basic concept for designing its folding machine. Though, the result does not provide a draft of a folding machine, the basics for the design parameters is beneficial for future works.



Miura, Koryo: Miura-ori, Basics for Designing its Folding Machines. 2019. Copernicus Publications.


Rechteinhaber: Koryo Miura

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