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The biomimetic design of a robot primate using pneumatic muscle actuators

Davis, S and Caldwell, DG 2001, 'The biomimetic design of a robot primate using pneumatic muscle actuators' , in: Climbing and walking robots: from biology to industrial applications (CLAWAR 2001) , Professional Engineering Publishing, pp. 197-204.

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Abstract

This paper descibes the design of a robot primate using pneumatic Muscle Actuators (pMA). The design of the robot follows a biomimetic approach and the primate chosen as inspiration was the Gorilla. The paper discusses a recently completed project which concerned the design of a robot dog and how this work has influenced the design of the robot primate.

Item Type: Book Section
Editors: Berns, K and Dillmann, R
Additional Information: This book contains 130 research papers that were presented at the 4th International Conference on Climbing and Walking Robots, held in September 2001.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Robots, walking, climbing
Themes: Subjects / Themes > T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Subjects outside of the University Themes
Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology
Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of Computing, Science and Engineering
Journal or Publication Title: International Journal of Intelligent and Robotics Systems
Publisher: Professional Engineering Publishing
Refereed: Yes
ISBN: 9781860583650
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Depositing User: Institutional Repository
Date Deposited: 12 Mar 2009 14:15
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 16:56
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/1816

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