IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Tailored Magnetic Springs for Shape-Memory Alloy Actuated Mechanisms in Miniature Robots

Author(s): Matthew A. Woodward ; Metin Sitti
Sponsor(s): IEEE Robotics and Automation Society
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Volume: PP
Page(s): 1 - 13
ISSN (Electronic): 1941-0468
ISSN (Paper): 1552-3098
DOI: 10.1109/TRO.2019.2892811
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Animals can incorporate large numbers of actuators because of the characteristics of muscles; whereas, robots cannot, as typical motors tend to be large, heavy, and inefficient. However,... View More

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