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Soft Robotic Control System

Traditional robotics employ rigid bodies to solve mechanical movement problems. Soft robotics are a class of robots that employ biomimicry to emulate the way natural systems produce movement and force. The benefit of such artificial muscular systems is apparent in the fields of health and medicine, where soft structures offer greater degrees of freedom and safer operation when interacting with humans. This research aims to characterize a soft bodied polymer, design a simple linear actuator and build a control system capable of driving a soft robot.

Symposium Participant

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Christopher Lue Sang

Project Details

Symposium Date: Spring 2018

Research Theme: Health

Presentation Type: FURI

Faculty Mentors

  • Junseok Chae