IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Bio-inspired friction switches: Adaptive pulley systems

2013 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2013)

Author(s): Konstantinos Dermitzakis ; Juan Pablo Carbajal
Sponsor(s): IEEE Ind. Electron. Soc.
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 November 2013
Conference Location: Tokyo, Japan
Conference Date: 3 November 2013
Page(s): 947 - 952
ISSN (Paper): 2153-0858
DOI: 10.1109/IROS.2013.6696464
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Frictional influences in tendon-driven robotic systems are generally unwanted, with efforts towards minimizing them where possible. In the human hand however, the tendon-pulley system is found to... View More

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