Pneumatic artificial muscles

Known as: Air muscle, Pneumatic artificial muscle, PAM 
Pneumatic artificial muscles (PAMs) are contractile or extensional devices operated by pressurized air filling a pneumatic bladder. In a vague… (More)
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2015
2015
The paper presents an innovative construction of Pneumatic Artificial Muscles. Due to transverse deformation of the muscle, it… (More)
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2011
2011
Pneumatic artificial muscles (PAMs) are becoming more commonly used as actuators in modern robotics. The most made and common… (More)
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2008
2008
Estimating the force exerted by a pneumatic muscle actuator by measuring its gauge pressure is challenging since hysteresis is… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
This paper reports on the bipedal robot Lucy which is actuated by pleated pneumatic artificial muscles. This novel actuator is… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Braided pneumatic artificial muscles, and in particular the better known type with a double helical braid usually called the… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
This paper describes the design of a new type of Pneumatic Artificial Muscle (PAM), namely the Pleated Pneumatic Artificial… (More)
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2001
2001
Pleated pneumatic artificial muscles (PPAMs), which have recently been developed at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Department of… (More)
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1999
1999
This paper describes a method and a process for developing a soft artificial hand similar to a real human hand and its… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
This paper reports mechanical testing and modeling results for the McKibben artificial muscle pneumatic actuator. This device… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
This paper reports mechanical testing and modeling results for the McKibben artificial muscle pneumatic actuator. This device… (More)
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