CARAPACE:A novel composite advanced robotic actuator powering assistive compliant exoskeleton preliminary design

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Masia, Lorenzo; Cappello, Leonardo; Morasso, Pietro; Lachenal, Xavier; Pirrera, Alberto; Weaver, Paul; Mattioni, Filippo;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1109/ICORR.2013.6650511
  • Subject: Novel Actuator | /dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/pubmedpublicationtype/D016428 | Force and Admittance Control | Assistive technology | Journal Article | Multistable composite Material
    arxiv: Computer Science::Robotics

<p>A novel actuator is introduced that combines an elastically compliant composite structure with conventional electromechanical elements. The proposed design is analogous to that used in Series Elastic Actuators, its distinctive feature being that the compliant composi... View more
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