0

Full Content is available to subscribers

Subscribe/Learn More  >

Stiffness Control of Parallel Continuum Robots

[+] Author Affiliations
Vincent Aloi, Caleb Rucker

University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

Caroline Black

University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL

Paper No. DSCC2018-9112, pp. V001T04A012; 7 pages
doi:10.1115/DSCC2018-9112
From:
  • ASME 2018 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference
  • Volume 1: Advances in Control Design Methods; Advances in Nonlinear Control; Advances in Robotics; Assistive and Rehabilitation Robotics; Automotive Dynamics and Emerging Powertrain Technologies; Automotive Systems; Bio Engineering Applications; Bio-Mechatronics and Physical Human Robot Interaction; Biomedical and Neural Systems; Biomedical and Neural Systems Modeling, Diagnostics, and Healthcare
  • Atlanta, Georgia, USA, September 30–October 3, 2018
  • Conference Sponsors: Dynamic Systems and Control Division
  • ISBN: 978-0-7918-5189-0
  • Copyright © 2018 by ASME

abstract

Parallel continuum robots can provide compact, compliant manipulation of tools in robotic surgery and larger-scale human robot interaction. In this paper we address stiffness control of parallel continuum robots using a general nonlinear kinetostatic modeling framework based on Cosserat rods. We use a model formulation that estimates the applied end-effector force and pose using actuator force measurements. An integral control approach then modifies the commanded target position based on the desired stiffness behavior and the estimated force and position. We then use low-level position control of the actuators to achieve the modified target position. Experimental results show that after calibration of a single model parameter, the proposed approach achieves accurate stiffness control in various directions and poses.

Copyright © 2018 by ASME
Topics: Robots , Stiffness

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