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Truck-based mobile wireless sensor networks for the experimental observation of vehicle–bridge interaction

Junhee Kim, Jerome P Lynch, Jong-Jae Lee, Chang-Geun Lee
2011 Smart materials and structures (Print)  
Heavy vehicles driving over a bridge create a complex dynamic phenomenon known as vehicle-bridge interaction.  ...  The authors would also like to thank Professor Chung-Bang Yun (KAIST) for his support and encouragement.  ...  Additional support was provided by the NIST Technology Innovation Program (contract 70NANB9H9008), Korea Research Foundation Grant funded by the Korean Government (MOEHRD) (KRF-2007-612-D00136) and the  ... 
doi:10.1088/0964-1726/20/6/065009 fatcat:2kcndcvexvagneydtuhgra5ngm

Encapsulation of Piezoelectric Transducers for Sensory Augmentation and Substitution with Wearable Haptic Devices

Francesca Sorgini, Alberto Mazzoni, Luca Massari, Renato Caliò, Carmen Galassi, Sunil Kukreja, Edoardo Sinibaldi, Maria Carrozza, Calogero Oddo
2017 Micromachines  
Anyway, the use of polymers as a soft interface between a transducer and the external environment is more common for the fabrication of sensors, especially tactile sensors based on MEMS, electrodes, or  ...  The mechanical behavior of the developed transducer was numerically modeled as a function of the driving voltage and frequency, and the exerted normal forces were experimentally measured with a load cell  ...  The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.3390/mi8090270 pmid:30400460 pmcid:PMC6190144 fatcat:3yzsclqqgrh5nasktrq7gzjota

Piezoelectric polymer tactile sensor arrays for robotics

D.G. Pirolo, E.S. Kolesar
1989 Proceedings of the IEEE National Aerospace and Electronics Conference  
This study resulted in the design and fabrication of 16 piezoelectric polymer tactile sensor arrays (PPTSAs) for robotics. Six of these PPTSAs were evaluated for piezoelectric activity.  ...  Two of the six were thermal poled and evaluated again for piezoelectric activity. Each PPTSA contained a 5 x 5 array of identical, (3 mm x 3 mm) discrete sensors.  ...  A Process for Final Assembly of a Square-Pad Design Piezoelectric Polymer Tactile Sensor Array.  ... 
doi:10.1109/naecon.1989.40351 fatcat:qq6impnrjbgelgfifxdqhvrhwq

Thermal tactile sensing

G.J. Monkman, P.M. Taylor
1993 IEEE Transactions on Robotics and Automation  
INTRODUCTION According to Harmon [l] the requirement for a tactile sensor to emulate the human finger is a dynamic pressure range of three orders of magnitude with a resolution of 20 by 20 tactels per  ...  In fact the polyvinylidene flouride used by Dario [4] for piezoelectric tactile sensors also exhibits a pyroelectric effect [5] . Most thermal devices for tactile interrogation are active.  ... 
doi:10.1109/70.240201 fatcat:vnxxbvkofjcqhatnjmfkecv55a

2020 Index IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics Vol. 25

2020 IEEE/ASME transactions on mechatronics  
Friction Identification for Industrial Manipulators; TMECH June 2020 1589-1599 Inyang-Udoh, U., Guo, Y., Peters, J., Oomen, T., and Mishra, S., Layer-to-Layer Predictive Control of Inkjet 3-D Printing  ...  I Ichikawa, A., see Kim, E., TMECH Feb. 2020 477-486 Ihn, Y.S., see Jang, N., 1933-1943 In, J.B., see Lee, D., TMECH Feb. 2020 360-370 Indri, M., and Trapani, S., Framework for Static and Dynamic  ...  ., +, TMECH Oct. 2020 2513-2522 Fractional Order Based Modeling and Identification of Coupled Creep and Hysteresis Effects in Piezoelectric Actuators.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tmech.2021.3049586 fatcat:k4ngjuvq7jc6pgfoh6irwtkvfi

Table of Contents

2022 IEEE/ASME transactions on mechatronics  
Zhang 115 A Fractional-Order Normalized Bouc-Wen Model for Piezoelectric Hysteresis Nonlinearity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  ...  Halperin, A. N. Viswanathan, and Y. Chen 407 Modeling and Experimental Validation for a Large-Scale and Ultralight Inflatable Robotic Arm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  ... 
doi:10.1109/tmech.2022.3145613 fatcat:xtgi7iftubftnkehszvkivgh6q

Conceptual design and multidisciplinary optimization of in-plane morphing wing structures

Daisaku Inoyama, Brian P. Sanders, James J. Joo, Douglas K. Lindner
2006 Smart Structures and Materials 2006: Modeling, Signal Processing, and Control  
In this paper, new technique of sensitivity-decreasing of FBG strain sensor has been brought forward and a new kind of FBG-based crack sensor is developed.  ...  for increasing the performance of piezoelectric elements is clearly shown.  ...  A laser displacement sensor is used for calibration of the PVDF sensor and for validation of the sensing model.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.658686 fatcat:rqnvt2atkjgnvpog5pivwjejzm

Improved Object Detection Using a Robotic Sensing Antenna with Vibration Damping Control

Vicente Feliu-Batlle, Daniel Feliu-Talegon, Claudia Castillo-Berrio
2017 Sensors  
This device is composed of a flexible beam, two servomotors that drive the beam and a load cell sensor that detects the contact of the beam with an object.  ...  We have designed and built a two-degree of freedom (2DOF) flexible antenna sensor device to perform robot navigation tasks.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s17040852 pmid:28406449 pmcid:PMC5424729 fatcat:lpj7p4hjczahlmvyqd2mp7qzdq

Slip classification for dynamic tactile array sensors

Barrett Heyneman, Mark R. Cutkosky
2015 The international journal of robotics research  
The performance and generalizability of the features are verified with testing on three different kinds of sensors and for a range of object textures, grasp forces and slip conditions.  ...  Both features rely on examining how slippage affects an array of dynamic tactile sensors compared to the way it affects individual elements of the array.  ...  These sensors incorporate embedded strips of polyvinylidene-flouride, or PVDF, a piezoelectric polymer often used for dynamic tactile sensing .  ... 
doi:10.1177/0278364914564703 fatcat:u5hbqk6opnbbtfkxgpajejkn64

Haptic Codecs for the Tactile Internet

Eckehard Steinbach, Matti Strese, Mohamad Eid, Xun Liu, Amit Bhardwaj, Qian Liu, Mohammad Al-Ja'Afreh, Toktam Mahmoodi, Rania Hassen, Abdulmotaleb El Saddik, Oliver Holland
2019 Proceedings of the IEEE  
We put a special focus on how limitations of the human haptic perception system can be exploited for efficient perceptual coding of kinesthetic and tactile information.  ...  The Tactile Internet is of particular relevance for the realization of human-inthe-loop applications which are highly delay sensitive and require a tight integration of the communication and control mechanisms  ...  Amit Bhardwaj and Rania Hassen would like to thank the Alexandervon-Humboldt foundation for supporting them with a research fellowship at the Technical University of Munich.  ... 
doi:10.1109/jproc.2018.2867835 fatcat:b77qwardordmxnsf2suv2sirea

2021 Index IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics Vol. 26

2021 IEEE/ASME transactions on mechatronics  
The primary entry includes the coauthors' names, the title of the paper or other item, and its location, specified by the publication abbreviation, year, month, and inclusive pagination.  ...  Departments and other items may also be covered if they have been judged to have archival value. The Author Index contains the primary entry for each item, listed under the first author's name.  ...  ., +, TMECH April 2021 876-887 Development of Embedded Sensor System for 5-DOF Finger-Wearable Tactile Interface.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tmech.2022.3141226 fatcat:xzamfdzhofblrdegiw7iqkjffq

Multimodal Human Hand Motion Sensing and Analysis -A Review

Yaxu Xue, Zhaojie Ju, Kui Xiang, Jing Chen, Honghai Liu
2018 IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems  
This paper introduces a comprehensive survey of current hand motion sensing technologies and analysis approaches in recent emerging applications.  ...  for hand motion sensing, including contact-based and non-contact-based approaches, are discussed with comparisons with their pros and cons; then, the state-of-theart analysis methods are introduced, with  ...  Current multimodal tactile sensing systems usually include tactile pressure sensing array, proximity sensors, dynamic tactile sensors, and thermal sensors.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tcds.2018.2800167 fatcat:ojznwvn3gzg7rgnfq7yg3wf4jm

Contact event detection for robotic oil drilling

X. Alice Wu, Natalie Burkhard, Barrett Heyneman, Roald Valen, Mark Cutkosky
2014 2014 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA)  
Results indicate that the classifier is able to robustly and dynamically classify contact events with >90% accuracy using a small set of AE signal features.  ...  Realtime AE signal features are used to create a multinomial contact event classifier. The sensitivity of signal features to a variety of contact events including two types of slip is presented.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We thank Svein Søyland, Vegard Voll and the rest of the RDS team for assistance on the robotic gripper experiments, Ron Miller from the MISTRAS Group Inc. for technical support on AE sensing  ... 
doi:10.1109/icra.2014.6907171 dblp:conf/icra/WuBHVC14 fatcat:tt62vrvdl5d6xamun6huz3jbb4

A Review of Surface Haptics: Enabling Tactile Effects on Touch Surfaces

Cagatay Basdogan, Frederic Giraud, Vincent Levesque, Seungmoon Choi
2020 IEEE Transactions on Haptics  
This review primarily covers the tactile interactions of human fingers or hands with surface-haptics displays by focusing on the three most popular actuation methods: vibrotactile, electrostatic, and ultrasonic  ...  haptics), their potential applications (human-machine interaction), and finally the challenges ahead of us in making them available through commercial systems.  ...  On the other hand, to estimate the frictional forces in tangential direction during sliding, the Coulomb model of friction utilizing a constant coefficient of dynamic friction between finger pad and touch  ... 
doi:10.1109/toh.2020.2990712 pmid:32340960 fatcat:vyhlk3yc2bfqhpmstesg4m2zxu

System Integration and Control for 3D Scanning Laser Metrology

Ernst Csencsics, Shingo Ito, Johannes Schlarp, Georg Schitter
2019 IEEJ Journal of Industry Applications  
This demand requires advanced designs of the mechatronic components and a motion control scheme that carefully considers the interplay of a physical plant and the target application.  ...  Further it is demonstrated how these individually tailored system components can improve the performance in terms of precision and efficiency by several orders of magnitude.  ...  While J a may be found by system identification including model uncertainties for model-based IIC, it can be estimated during learning for modeling-free IIC.  ... 
doi:10.1541/ieejjia.8.207 fatcat:7y5kndcq2ffbnlfc3i7fznkx6e
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