Planning motions for shape-memory alloy sheets

@inproceedings{Ghosh2015PlanningMF,
  title={Planning motions for shape-memory alloy sheets},
  author={Mukulika Ghosh and Daniel Tomkins and J. Denny and Samuel Rodr{\'i}guez and M. Morales and N. Amato},
  year={2015}
}
Shape Memory Alloys (SMAs) are smart materials that can remember predefined shapes. A deformed SMA can transition to a trained shape by applying temperature changes to portions of the material. This reconfigurable property allows SMAs to be used in aeronautics, medicine, and other fields where dynamic re-engineering or actuation of components is required. In this work, we plan the motion of an SMA robot modeled as inflexible regions connected by flexible joints. In this work, we adapt an… Expand

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