Amplification Ratio and Stiffness of Bridge-Type Flexure Hinge

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Bridge-type flexure hinge is a classical flexure amplification mechanism. The amplification ratio and stiffness are the key parameters in an amplification mechanism. Elastic mechanics was used to analyze the input and output stiffness of bridge-type amplification mechanism in relation to the translational and rotational stiffness of the flexure pivots. The result showed that the stiffness model can explain well the outer characteristic of bridge-type flexure hinge.

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Shen Dong and Yingxue Yao

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479-482

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B. G. Zhu et al., "Amplification Ratio and Stiffness of Bridge-Type Flexure Hinge", Key Engineering Materials, Vol. 339, pp. 479-482, 2007

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May 2007

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