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Precision Control of Piezoelectric Ultrasonic Motor for Myringotomy With Tube Insertion
The current treatment of otitis media with effusion (OME) when medication fails is to surgically insert a grommet tube in the tympanic membrane. A novel precision surgical device has been developed,Expand
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Tool wear detection and fault diagnosis based on cutting force monitoring
In metal cutting processes, an effective monitoring system, which depends on a suitably developed scheme or set of algorithms can maintain machine tools in good condition and delay the occurrence ofExpand
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Optimisation of Ni–Ti shape memory alloy response time by transient heat transfer analysis
Abstract Nickel–Titanium (Ni–Ti) shape memory alloys (SMAs) are commonly applied in commercial actuator design due to the high associated fatigue and tensile strengths, low cost and high activationExpand
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Optimization of a reversible hood for protecting a pedestrian's head during car collisions.
  • Sunan Huang, J. Yang
  • Materials Science, Medicine
  • Accident; analysis and prevention
  • 1 July 2010
This study evaluated and optimized the performance of a reversible hood (RH) for the prevention of the head injuries of an adult pedestrian from car collisions. The FE model of a production car frontExpand
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Cutting force control of milling machine
In metal cutting processes, an effective control system, which depends on a suitably developed scheme or set of algorithms can maintain machine tools in good condition. In this paper, an approach isExpand
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Design of a Surgical Device for Office-Based Myringotomy and Grommet Insertion for Patients With Otitis Media With Effusion
Otitis media with effusion (OME) is a very common ear disease occurring in adults and children alike when the middle ear is infected or the eustachian tube becomes dysfunctional, resulting inExpand
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Control of a 2-DOF ultrasonic piezomotor stage for grommet insertion
Abstract The treatment of a common disease called “Otitis Media with Effusion (OME)” involves the surgeon inserting a grommet in the eardrum to bypass the Eustachian tube for draining fluid whenExpand
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Enhancing student participation in a design-centric mechatronics class
Abstract This paper presents the work to address the problem of student participation in a class. The work is particularly applied to a design-centric mechatronics-related classes, using web,Expand
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This paper describes a robust adaptive control method for positioning piezoelectric actuators (ultrasonic motor) to achieve highly precise motion. The model employed to describe the motor is aExpand
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Adaptive friction compensation with time-delay friction model
A radial basis function is used to compensate the effects of the nonlinearly-occurring parameters in the friction model, which captures the effect of frictional memory. Expand
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