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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mechanisms Robotics. January 2025, 17(1): 011002.
Paper No: JMR-24-1047
Published Online: June 18, 2024
...Shuiqing Yan; Keyao Song; Xiashuang Wang; Jiake Li; Zhe Ma; Xiang Zhou Soft linear actuators have strong deformation ability and good environmental adaptability, which have been widely used in soft robot design. However, little work has focused on designing soft linear actuators with balanced...
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J. Mechanisms Robotics.
Paper No: JMR-24-1055
Published Online: June 18, 2024
... and Robotics Committee of ASME for publication in the J ournal of M echanisms and R obotics . 26 01 2024 12 06 2024 13 06 2024 18 06 2024 Grasping, Fixturing, and Multi-finger hands Mechanisms and Robots Soft Robots National Science Council 10.13039/501100001868...
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J. Mechanisms Robotics.
Paper No: JMR-23-1749
Published Online: June 10, 2024
... 05 06 2024 10 06 2024 Bio-inspired Cable Driven Compliant Mechanisms and Robots Kinematics, Dynamics, and Control of Mechanical Systems Mechanisms and Robots Motion and Manipulation Planning Robot Motion Planning and Control Soft Robots Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics...
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J. Mechanisms Robotics. July 2024, 16(7): 071016.
Paper No: JMR-23-1641
Published Online: April 24, 2024
... mechanisms flying robots soft robots National Science Foundation 10.13039/100000001 1943199 1813624 2023780 DGE-1845298 Pennsylvania Space Grant Consortium 10.13039/100005758 Mini-Grant The plots in Fig. 6 show that there is tracking error in the z direction...
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J. Mechanisms Robotics. October 2024, 16(10): 101013.
Paper No: JMR-23-1401
Published Online: March 5, 2024
... Abstract Figure cable driven soft robots continuum manipulators For a substantial period of time, the advancements in manipulator design have been centrally focused on the replication of human-like motion. Rigid-linked manipulators exhibit satisfactory performance characteristics...
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Article Type: Technical Briefs
J. Mechanisms Robotics. October 2024, 16(10): 104501.
Paper No: JMR-23-1373
Published Online: February 27, 2024
... , N. , and Kim , J. , 2020 , “ 3D-Printed Programmable Tensegrity for Soft Robotics ,” Sci. Rob. , 5 ( 45 ), p. aay9024 . 10.1126/scirobotics.aay9024 [15] Zappetti , D. , Jeong , S. H. , Shintake , J. , and Floreano , D. , 2020 , “ Phase Changing Materials-Based...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mechanisms Robotics. August 2024, 16(8): 081015.
Paper No: JMR-23-1363
Published Online: January 12, 2024
...Yi Jin; Hai-Jun Su While soft robots enjoy the benefits of high adaptability and safety, their inherent flexibility makes them suffer from low load-carrying capacity and motion precision, which limits their applications to a broader range of fields. To address this problem, we propose a novel...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mechanisms Robotics. July 2024, 16(7): 071011.
Paper No: JMR-23-1254
Published Online: October 20, 2023
... a maximum speed of 14.67 cm/s and a propulsive force of 19.20 N. With the flexibility of the soft robot, the soft manipulator can adapt to the environment under propulsion to pass obstacles. The experiments of self-adaptability performance tests under different conditions show that the robot can pass over...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mechanisms Robotics. June 2024, 16(6): 061004.
Paper No: JMR-23-1205
Published Online: August 16, 2023
... a novel design of soft robot fish. The design methodology to accomplish optimal swimming performance is discussed, based on both kinematic and hydrodynamic analyses. Kinematic performance of various locomotion patterns within the BCF swimmers—in terms of transverse locomotion analysis—and hydrodynamic...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mechanisms Robotics. February 2024, 16(2): 021013.
Paper No: JMR-22-1521
Published Online: August 8, 2023
... of ASME for publication in the J ournal of M echanisms and R obotics . 24 10 2022 16 06 2023 23 06 2023 08 08 2023 energy-saving shape memory alloy tristable structure leaf spring 3D printing mechanism design soft robots Soft grippers can grip objects...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mechanisms Robotics. February 2024, 16(2): 021012.
Paper No: JMR-22-1550
Published Online: July 25, 2023
... 25 07 2023 mechanism design medical robotics soft robots Urinary incontinence (UI) is a medical condition where individuals suffer from a loss of bladder control, thereby leading to the inadvertent leaking of urine from the urethra [ 1 ]. UI maybe a symptom of mild or severe...
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J. Mechanisms Robotics. May 2024, 16(5): 051006.
Paper No: JMR-23-1174
Published Online: July 20, 2023
...Yitong Zhou; Zefeng Xu Bistable soft robots are gaining momentum for their fast speed. This study presents a novel asymmetric mechanically prestressed, pneumatically driven, bistable laminated soft actuator. Its two orthogonal stable shapes are created by prestretching two orthogonal elastomer...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mechanisms Robotics. April 2024, 16(4): 041007.
Paper No: JMR-22-1603
Published Online: June 5, 2023
...Revanth Konda; David Bombara; Ember Chow; Jun Zhang Realizing high-performance soft robots is challenging because many existing soft or compliant actuators exhibit limitations like fabrication complexity, high power requirement, slow actuation, and low force generation. Due to their high-force...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mechanisms Robotics. December 2023, 15(6): 061019.
Paper No: JMR-22-1604
Published Online: May 2, 2023
... cable-driven mechanisms mechanism design medical robotics soft robots Tendon-driven robotic manipulators (TDRMs) have been used for various applications, such as remote inspection and maintenance in aerospace, minimally invasive surgery in medicine, and general search and rescue...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mechanisms Robotics. June 2023, 15(3): 031009.
Paper No: JMR-22-1267
Published Online: April 18, 2023
... folding and origami mechanism design mobile robots soft robots Many environments are still difficult for modern mobile robots to traverse, such as cave systems and forest canopies. These have highly irregular features in all directions like stalagmites, cliffs, tunnels, branches, and vines...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mechanisms Robotics. June 2023, 15(3): 031006.
Paper No: JMR-22-1273
Published Online: March 28, 2023
.... , 2022 , “ Hedra: A Bio-Inspired Modular Tensegrity Robot With Polyhedral Parallel Modules ,” IEEE 5th International Conference on Soft Robotics (RoboSoft) , Edinburgh, UK , Apr. 4–8 , pp. 559 – 564 . [7] Sabelhaus , A. P. , van Vuuren , L. J. , Joshi , A. , Zhu , E. , Garnier...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mechanisms Robotics. December 2023, 15(6): 061013.
Paper No: JMR-22-1372
Published Online: January 23, 2023
..., and good safety over rigid actuators, and find applications in soft robots [ 5 ], medical robots [ 6 ], and exoskeletons [ 7 ]. Among them, the pneumatic bending soft actuators, which are composed of elastomeric bladders and fabric shells and actuated by pneumatic pressure, are most commonly used...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mechanisms Robotics. October 2023, 15(5): 051015.
Paper No: JMR-22-1075
Published Online: December 9, 2022
.... , 2016 , “ Soft Manipulators and Grippers: A Review ,” Front. Robot. AI , 3 ( 69 ), pp. 1 – 12 . 10.3389/frobt.2016.00069 [2] Shintake , J. , Cacucciolo , V. , Floreano , D. , and Shea , H. , 2018 , “ Soft Robotic Grippers ,” Adv. Mater. , 30 ( 29 ), p. 1707035 , pp. 1–33...
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Article Type: Research Papers
J. Mechanisms Robotics. October 2023, 15(5): 051011.
Paper No: JMR-22-1084
Published Online: November 25, 2022
...Qingyu Xiao; Mishek Musa; Isuru S. Godage; Hao Su; Yue Chen Soft robots can undergo large elastic deformations and adapt to complex shapes. However, they lack the structural strength to withstand external loads due to the intrinsic compliance of fabrication materials (silicone or rubber...
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J. Mechanisms Robotics. August 2023, 15(4): 041003.
Paper No: JMR-21-1579
Published Online: November 10, 2022
... recently proposed parallel continuum/soft robots are enumerated and discussed in Ref. [ 28 ]. Recently, combinations of continuum/soft robots with parallel structures are emerging as parallel continuum/soft robots. Such robots can benefit from the advantages of parallel robots, e.g., high stiffness...