Stiffness

Known as: Compliance, Flexibility, Torsional rigidity 
Stiffness is the rigidity of an object — the extent to which it resists deformation in response to an applied force. The complementary concept is… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Background—Increased left ventricular stiffness is a distinct finding in patients who have heart failure with normal ejection… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
This paper details a unique method for estimating key vehicle states-body sideslip angle, tire sideslip angle, and vehicle… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Biological systems are able to perform movements in unpredictable environments more elegantly than traditionally engineered… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
This paper is concerned with the design and control of actuators for machines and robots physically interacting with humans… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Background—The role of the giant protein titin in patients with heart failure is not well established. We investigated titin… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
We show how stiffness manifests itself in the simulation of chemical reactions at both the continuous-deterministic level and the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
This study presents time-domain and frequency-domain, multiple-input, multiple-output (MIMO) linear system identification… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Most robot designers make the mechanical interface between an actuator and its load as stiff as possible[9][10]. This makes sense… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
A new formulation and new methods are presented for computing the motion of fluid interfaces with surface tension in two… (More)
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
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A method of actively controlling the apparent stiffness of a manipulator end effecter is presented. The approach allows the… (More)
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