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  • Article - 5 Apr 2017
    A team of researchers from Japan have developed a musculoskeletal robot that uses thin McKibben muscles as an actuator to build a multifilament muscle that has characteristics similar to those of...
  • Article - 20 Oct 2012
    The study of ferroelectricity can be performed with the help of polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) and its copolymers as discussed in this article.
  • Article - 20 Oct 2012
    The discovery of electroactive polymers (EAP) dates back to an experiment conducted by Roentgen in 1880 using a rubber band having a fixed end and a free end that can be charged and discharged.
  • Article - 16 Sep 2018
    THis article is an introduction to soft robotics, what they are and their applications.
  • Article - 8 Apr 2014
    A control system is a mechanism that can be programmed to control robotic movements. It features logic analysis, data algorithms, programs and other processing methods that allow robots to perform...
  • Article - 30 Oct 2012
    A overview on the application of electrostrictive polymers for robotic technology.
  • Article - 6 Jun 2013
    Robots play a vital role in exploring the hostile environment of outer space. Besides the Earth, the Moon is the only celestial body that humans have stepped on.
  • Article - 26 Apr 2013
    In this modern world, several tasks that are considered dangerous or dirty are likely performed by autonomous and robotic systems. Autonomous systems exhibit high precision, efficiency and...
  • Article - 5 Oct 2012
    The utilization of prosthetics dates back to ancient Egyptian era. Owing to the increase in the number of amputations during the American Civil War, the utilization of artificial limbs became popular....
  • Article - 24 Jul 2013
    In this series on intermediate robotics, focus is given to the integration of a stepper motor for use in robotic technology.