0

Full Content is available to subscribers

Subscribe/Learn More  >

Addition of Springs and its Impact on Cable-Driven Serial Manipulators

[+] Author Affiliations
Qingjuan Duan

Xidian University, Xi’an, Shaanxi, China

Xin Jin, Sunil K. Agrawal

Columbia University, New York, NY

Paper No. DETC2014-34467, pp. V05AT08A086; 6 pages
doi:10.1115/DETC2014-34467
From:
  • ASME 2014 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference
  • Volume 5A: 38th Mechanisms and Robotics Conference
  • Buffalo, New York, USA, August 17–20, 2014
  • Conference Sponsors: Design Engineering Division, Computers and Information in Engineering Division
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-4636-0
  • Copyright © 2014 by ASME

abstract

Serial multi-body systems can be driven by cables routed through the links to achieve the desired range of motion. Placement and routing of the cables alter the performance characteristics of the manipulator. There are possible applications for such mechanisms where low moving inertia is required. One of the challenges in the design of cable-driven mechanisms is to keep cables in tension during the motion. In this article, the addition of springs and its impact on workspace is investigated. A 2-link cable-driven robot is used to illustrate changes in Wrench Feasible Workspace (WFW) as springs are added between the serial manipulator and the ground or between the links.

Copyright © 2014 by ASME

Figures

Tables

Interactive Graphics

Video

Country-Specific Mortality and Growth Failure in Infancy and Yound Children and Association With Material Stature

Use interactive graphics and maps to view and sort country-specific infant and early dhildhood mortality and growth failure data and their association with maternal

NOTE:
Citing articles are presented as examples only. In non-demo SCM6 implementation, integration with CrossRef’s "Cited By" API will populate this tab (http://www.crossref.org/citedby.html).

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In