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Movement Monitoring System for a Pneumatic Muscle Actuator

Author(s): Sokolov O.1,2*, Hosovsky A.1, Ivanov V.2, Pavlenko I.2

1 Technical University of Kosice, 1, Bayerova, 080 01 Presov, Slovak Republic;
2 Sumy State University, 2, Rymskogo-Korsakova, 40007 Sumy, Ukraine

*Corresponding Author’s Address: [email protected]

Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1 (2023)

Submitted: November 15, 2022
Received in revised form: January 12, 2023
Accepted for publication: January 26, 2023
Available online: February 1, 2023

Sokolov O., Hosovsky A., Ivanov V., Pavlenko I. (2023). Movement monitoring system for a pneumatic muscle actuator. Journal of Engineering Sciences, Vol. 10(1), pp. A1-A5, doi: 10.21272/jes.2023.10(1).a1

DOI: 10.21272/jes.2023.10(1).a1

Research Area:  MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING: Machines and Tools

Abstract. Recent advancements in soft pneumatic robot research have demonstrated these robots’ capability to interact with the environment and humans in various ways. Their ability to move over rough terrain and grasp objects of irregular shape, regardless of position, has garnered significant interest in developing new pneumatic soft robots. Integrating industrial design with related technologies holds great promise for the future, potentially bringing about a new lifestyle and revolutionizing the industry. As robots become increasingly practical, there is a growing need for sensitivity, robustness, and efficiency improvements. It is anticipated that the development of these intelligent pneumatic soft robots will play a critical role in serving the needs of society and production shortly. The present article is concerned with developing a system for monitoring a pneumatic robot’s parameters, including a spatial coordinate system. The focus is on utilizing the relationship between the coordinates and pressure to model the movement of the soft robot within the MATLAB simulation environment.

Keywords: soft robotics, process innovation, pneumatic manipulator, monitoring system.


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