Bending continuous structures with SMAs: a novel robotic fish design

Article Spanish; Castilian OPEN
Rossi, Claudio; Colorado Montaño, Julián; Coral Cuellar, William; Barrientos Cruz, Antonio;
  • Publisher: E.T.S.I. Industriales (UPM)
  • Journal: issn: Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, ISSN 1748-3190, 2011-12, Vol. 6, No. 4
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1088/1748-3182/6/4/045005
  • Subject: Robótica e Informática Industrial

In this paper, we describe our research on bio-inspired locomotion systems using deformable structures and smart materials, concretely shape memory alloys (SMAs). These types of materials allow us to explore the possibility of building motor-less and gear-less robots. ... View more
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