Configuration Design and Kinematics Research of Scissor Unit Deployable Mechanism

  • Jianfeng LiEmail author
  • Sanmin Wang
  • Changjian Zhi
  • Yuantao Sun
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 408)


Scissor unit deployable mechanism is widely used in aerospace and architecture, and the configuration design and kinematics analysis are two important problems that need to be solved in the application process. The first order and second order influence coefficient matrices are derived by coordinate transform. Kinematics analysis model and its calculating examples are presented, and the displacement, velocity and acceleration of all the hinged points are calculated. Moreover, the numerical example is used to verify the effectiveness of analysis method which also presented in this paper.


Scissor unit deployable mechanism Configuration design Influence coefficient matrices Kinematics analysis model 



The authors gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 51175422).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jianfeng Li
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Sanmin Wang
    • 1
    • 2
  • Changjian Zhi
    • 1
    • 2
  • Yuantao Sun
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Mechanical EngineeringNorthwestern Polytechnical UniversityXi’anPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.178# Northwestern Polytechnical UniversityXi’an ShanxiPeople’s Republic of China

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