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Helicoids shape design.

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posted on 14.05.2020, 17:34 by Costanza Culmone, Paul W. J. Henselmans, Remi I. B. van Starkenburg, Paul Breedveld

Top: Sketch of a compliant segment in a straight and bent position with light blue arrows showing the two DOF per segment; each segment being able to bend in two perpendicular directions. Bottom: different shapes of the helicoids cross-section: (a) thin rectangular shape, (b) thick rectangular shape, (c) T-shape.