Design and development of a compressor-embedded pneumatic-driven musculoskeletal humanoid

@article{Mizuuchi2012DesignAD,
  title={Design and development of a compressor-embedded pneumatic-driven musculoskeletal humanoid},
  author={Ikuo Mizuuchi and Masaki Kawamura and Tadashi Asaoka and Shouhei Kumakura},
  journal={2012 12th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids 2012)},
  year={2012},
  pages={811-816}
}
Although pneumatic robots are expected to be physically friendly to humans and human-environments, large and heavy air sources and reservoir tanks are a problem to build a self-contained pneumatic robot. This paper proposes a compressor-embedded pneumatic-driven humanoid system consisting of a very small distributed compressors and hollow bones as air… CONTINUE READING