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Mechanical rectifier

A mechanical rectifier is a device for converting alternating current (AC) to direct current (DC) by means of mechanically operated switches. The… 
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2017
2017
Animal locomotion can be viewed as mechanical rectification due to the dynamics that convert periodic body movements to a… 
2014
2014
This paper presents a method for finding the optimal turning gait of a robotic locomotor, which rectifies periodic motion of the… 
2012
2012
This paper addresses the optimal turning gait of a robotic locomotion system traveling in a curved path. The optimal gait problem… 
2012
2012
For a typical biologically inspired multi-segmental mechanical system, the system's locomotion behavior is rectified from the… 
2012
2012
A mechanical rectifier system is referred to as a class of multi-segmental mechanical structures whose locomotion results from… 
Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
The essential mechanism underlying animal locomotion can be viewed as mechanical rectification that converts periodic body… 
2009
2009
This paper first formally defines a general class of three dimensional rectifier systems which capture the essential aspects of… 
2008
2008
In this paper we propose a mechanical rectifier for micro electric generators. Since micro electric generators usually produce… 
2007
2007
Attempt to form the Schottky barrier on mercury indium telluride (MIT) surface by deposition transparent conducting electrode… 
2004
2004
  • T. IwasakiB. Liu
  • Proceedings of the American Control Conference
  • 2004
  • Corpus ID: 150486
This paper proposes a prototype mechanical rectifier (PMR) that captures essential dynamics underlying animal locomotion by a…