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Nut Unfastening by Robotic Surface Exploration

Alireza Rastegarpanah, Rohit Ner, Rustam Stolkin, Naresh Marturi
2021 Robotics  
In this paper, we present a novel concept and primary investigations regarding automated unfastening of hexagonal nuts by means of surface exploration with a compliant robot.  ...  Inspired by how visually impaired people handle unknown objects, in this work, we use information observed from surface exploration to devise the unfastening strategy.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors would like to thank Maxime Adjigble for his support in developing force-torque controller, Tommaso Pardi for active discussions on exploration schemes, and Christopher Gell  ... 
doi:10.3390/robotics10030107 fatcat:4sozi6tkcjbrxltrzkmos5prom

German Romantic Tradition in John Ashbery's "Where Shall I Wander"

Paweł Marcinkiewicz, Daniel Pietrek
2019 Anglica Wratislaviensia  
This was started by Arthur Rimbaud and, a few decades later, developed by Dadaists and Surrealists.  ...  In popular critical and readerly reception, the New York School of poetry was shaped mostly by what Marjorie Perloff calls the tradition of indeterminacy.  ...  "Gold scrub/ piercing of a robot" evokes naturalistic images connected with the post-mortem decomposition of body when robot-like bugs penetrate a corpse.  ... 
doi:10.19195/0301-7966.57.6 fatcat:rvmmbgxw4vbk7bnu2tieddcfvq

Where 'Ignoring Delete Lists' Works: Local Search Topology in Planning Benchmarks

J. Hoffmann
2005 The Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research  
We *prove* connections between domain structure and local search topology -- heuristic cost surface properties -- under an idealized version of the heuristic functions used in modern planners.  ...  The theoretical investigation also gives hints on how the topological phenomena might be automatically recognizable by domain analysis techniques.  ...  lift a crate with a hoist from a surface (a pallet or a crate) at a location, and to drop a crate that is held by a hoist onto a surface at a location.  ... 
doi:10.1613/jair.1747 fatcat:hf7tghc4mva6besx4flel2ctqu

3D Printing [chapter]

2014 CIRP Encyclopedia of Production Engineering  
Synonyms Dissipation Definition In the context of vibrating mechanical systems, damping is the irreversible transition of mechanical energy into other forms of energy, mainly thermal energy, caused by  ...  Fig. 2 Single-use camera disassembly process (Fukano 1998) Disassembly, Fig. 3 Disassembly embedded nut and bolt, triggered by an electric current. (1) Nut; (2) thread; Disassembly, (3) joining feature  ...  , Fig. 1 Manual disassembly of flat panel televisions assisted by a pneumatic screwdriver D D polyvalent clamping solutions and industrial robots, and (b) dedicated automated systems which are tailored  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-20617-7_100001 fatcat:3ezzfioxoncmrplphofexs7nem

JSE 32:3 Fall issue Whole Issue PDF

Kathleen E. Erickson
2018 Journal of Scientific Exploration  
for exploring UFOs.  ...  Hence, the duct tape would not even have to be unfastened audibly to free one's hands, as Kruse (2018a) believes.  ...  [xx], published by the Society for Scientifi c Exploration, https://www.scientifi cexploration.org. " DISCLAIMER: While every eff ort is made by the Publisher, Editors, and Editorial Board to see that  ... 
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Wireless capsule endoscope for targeted drug delivery

Stephen Woods, Timothy Constandinou, Christofer Toumazou
2016
The diagnosis and treatment of pathologies of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract are performed routinely by gastroenterologists using endoscopes and colonoscopes, however the small intestinal tract is beyond  ...  The end of the drive shaft was threaded allowing a locking nut arrangement to be secured to it which would prevent the ratchet drive shaft from becoming unfastened when manually operated.  ...  resulting in either rotational movement Trapezoidal threads generate radial pressure on the nut of the leadscrew with a static nut or the nut causing uneven motion of the nut advancing with a static screw  ... 
doi:10.25560/39241 fatcat:f6wjaszquffp3eolgce4tpeigi

Heeding the Call for Change Suggestions for Curricular Action THE MATHEMATICAL ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA MAA Notes and Reports Series

Lynn Steen
unpublished
Timing begins as the lid of the jar is being unfastened. It stops when four nuts have been completely fastened to four bolts.  ...  Industry-wide, nuts are fastened to the bolts by hand.  ... 
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Optimal Design of Reconfigurable Products Considering Product Configurations and Reconfiguration Processes [article]

Moustafa Gadalla, University Of Calgary, University Of Calgary, Deyi Xue
2018
process (e.g., nut and bolt, key).  ...  A modular self-reconfigurable robot (MSR) is a robotic system composed of various small robots/modules that can be connected in different ways to change its configuration to complete multiple tasks.  ...  In this computer environment, first generic design/process AND-OR tree/graphs are defined by users.  ... 
doi:10.11575/prism/32840 fatcat:jsoj7inyx5fh5jbwcdoeck2lnq

Mythology of Love MYTHOLOGY OF LOVE

Sjsu Scholarworks, Samantha Le, Samantha Lê, Samantha Lê, Alan Soldofsky, Samuel Maio, Carlos Sanchez, Samantha Lê
2011 unpublished
Grounded in desperation caused by their circumstances, the speakers of the poems are tending to "the self" versus "the other."  ...  From the absence of love, these poems expose the poet by tending to "the other" that is inside the poet. They highlight the poet's life and vision.  ...  His coffin, cold now-black lacquer surface licked by mango-colored flames.  ... 
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Dirt management: cleanliness, hygiene, and childcare in the United States

Tsai-Yen Han
2021
, distribution, reinforcement, and negotiation of the meanings of clean and dirty under the contested hygiene discourses created by the entrance of the hygiene hypothesis in a field long dominated by the  ...  I explore the ideas of clean and dirty through the contexts of childcare and analyze how the relevant social actors—state governments, daycare teachers, and parents—participate in the social construction  ...  Disinfecting works by using chemicals to kill germs on surfaces or objects.  ... 
doi:10.7282/t3-p14r-0t51 fatcat:l5v5wgwkenfexf3yze27ub36c4

Intertextuality and Intermediality in Angela Carter's The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories

Stefanie Dobritzhofer
2015 unpublished
Moreover, most of the existing analyses are merely concerned with identifying the inter-references and relating them to their specific sources (i.e. hypotexts) rather than exploring the functions which  ...  While Angela Carter's extensive use of intertextuality has been recognised by various literary scholars only little research has been carried out regarding the role of the intermediality in her narrative  ...  This argument is further supported by the appearance of the robot-servant in The Tiger's Bride which is described by the female protagonist as follows: A knocking and clattering behind the door of the  ... 
doi:10.25365/thesis.41326 fatcat:pttcad4rxzhelkkzex5t4falry

Structural Verification of the First Orbital Wonder of the World - The Structural Testing and Analysis of the International Space Station (ISS)

John Zipay, Karen Bernstein, Raymond Patin, Erica Bruno, Phillipe Deloo
2012 53rd AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference20th AIAA/ASME/AHS Adaptive Structures Conference14th AIAA   unpublished
Exploration Agency (JAXA).  ...  Each of these elements was delivered to orbit by a launch vehicle and connected to one another either robotically or autonomously.  ...  If the current generation can see the ISS in the sky at night and future generations can gain any value by this summary document, limited though it is, on the 26-year effort it took to design and fully-assemble  ... 
doi:10.2514/6.2012-1772 fatcat:vnsse3poifegxjrvwar7zyvsia

Iowa Research Online Disappeared: erasure in the age of mechanical writing DISAPPEARED: ERASURE IN THE AGE OF MECHANICAL WRITING DISAPPEARED: ERASURE IN THE AGE OF MECHANICAL WRITING

Gina Giotta, Gina Giotta, Gina Giotta
2011 unpublished
The first case study considers the neglected prehistory of Photoshop by elaborating the retouching practices that grew up alongside the camera during the nineteenth century.  ...  In addition to carving out a secret route through which to explore the body's intersection with media technology (and the increasing mutability that has befallen it as a result of this association), this  ...  the extra sensitive surfaces.  ... 
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Building A Global Village (GV) Through Inter Dialogue Disclaimer

S Kiran, Sharada Allamneni
2017 Approved List of Journals Serial Number   unpublished
Human being is replaced with robot. For example, robots are used in place of servants at home and office.  ...  They brought love of nuts and saffron which they use lavishly in curries and sweet dishes.  ...  The symbol of the river allows history to surface in the landscape and be seen anew. The acceptance of change, arrivals, departures and the turn of centuries is recorded beside the river.  ... 
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Elemental materialism : objectifying power and selfhood in the late USSR, 1961–1991

Alexey Golubev
2016
This dissertation explores the link between materiality and individual and collective selves in late Soviet society.  ...  The central concept of this dissertation is elemental materialism, by which I mean a culturally rooted recognition of the power of matter and things to shape human bodies and selves, a prominent feature  ...  objects, their designers and prominent users and operators.There were different means by which modellers were expected to further explore this archive.  ... 
doi:10.14288/1.0228650 fatcat:5mav7d33knajfc5rth4nvcpa5i
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