Esteban Peña Pitarch

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This paper presents a novel synthesis and analysis of a flexible elephant trunk robot (biological continuum–style manipulator). The robot includes eight flexible segments, although it can be extended to more segments as necessary. In this study the gravity of the springs is neglected due to the fact that the manipulation force is much larger than these(More)
Several groups are working on the design of a new generation of robots and haptics for the activities of daily life or rehabilitation of elderly people or patients with some pathology. Sometime their forces in power grasping are different from healthy people. This paper is focused on the study of grasp forces of these patients with different pathologies and(More)
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