Tendon control deployment of tensegrity structures | Conference Paper individual record
abstract

In this paper we consider the problem of deployment of tensegrity structures. Our idea is to make use of a certain set of equilibria to which the undeployed and deployed configurations belong. In the state space this set is represented by a connected equilibrium manifold and can be completely characterized analytically. The deployment is conducted such that the deployment trajectory is close to the equilibrium manifold and the deployment time is minimized.

author list (cited authors)
Sultan, C., & Skelton, R. E.
publication date
1998
publisher
spie Publisher
citation count

22