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  • 847 Citations
  • 17 h-Index
  • 53 Article
  • 47 Conference contribution
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2019

A soft master-slave robot mimicking octopus arm structure using thin artificial muscles and wire encoders

Furukawa, S., Wakimoto, S., Kanda, T. & Hagihara, H., Jun 1 2019, In : Actuators. 8, 2, 40.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Artificial muscle
Encoder
Muscle
Robot
Wire

McKibben artificial muscle realizing variable contraction characteristics using helical shape-memory polymer fibers

Yahara, S., Wakimoto, S., Kanda, T. & Matsushita, K., Aug 15 2019, In : Sensors and Actuators, A: Physical. 295, p. 637-642 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

muscles
Shape memory effect
contraction
Muscle
Polymers
1 Citation (Scopus)

Modeling and system integration for a thin pneumatic rubber 3-DOF actuator

Kawamura, S., Sudani, M., Deng, M., Noge, Y. & Wakimoto, S., Jun 1 2019, In : Actuators. 8, 2, 32.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
System Integration
Rubber
Artificial muscle
Pneumatics
Actuator
2018
2 Citations (Scopus)

Modelling and operator-based nonlinear control for a miniature pneumatic bending rubber actuator considering bellows

Sudani, M., Deng, M. & Wakimoto, S., Jun 1 2018, In : Actuators. 7, 2, 26.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bellows
Rubber
Nonlinear Control
Pneumatics
Actuator
2017
6 Citations (Scopus)
Gaussian Kernel
Support Vector Regression
Rubber
Motion Estimation
Motion estimation
2016

Characteristics of a Pneumatic bellows actuator for Colonoscopy

Wakimoto, S. & Kametani, H., 2016, In : International Journal of Automation Technology. 10, 4, p. 479-486 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bellows
Pneumatics
Endoscopy
Actuators
Propulsion
1 Citation (Scopus)

Development of a hose-free FMA driven by a built-in Gas/Liquid chemical reactor

Wada, A., Kametani, H., Suzumori, K. & Wakimoto, S., 2016, In : International Journal of Automation Technology. 10, 4, p. 511-516 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chemical reactors
Hose
Actuators
Pneumatics
Liquids
2 Citations (Scopus)

Development of a rubber soft actuator driven with gas/liquid phase change

Matsuoka, H., Kanda, T., Wakimoto, S., Suzumori, K. & Lambert, P., 2016, In : International Journal of Automation Technology. 10, 4, p. 517-524 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rubber
Actuators
Liquids
Gases
Fluids
30 Citations (Scopus)

Musculoskeletal lower-limb robot driven by multifilament muscles

Kurumaya, S., Suzumori, K., Nabae, H. & Wakimoto, S., Dec 1 2016, In : ROBOMECH Journal. 3, 1, 18.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

muscles
limbs
robots
Muscle
Robot
6 Citations (Scopus)

New concept and fundamental experiments of a smart pneumatic artificial muscle with a conductive fiber

Wakimoto, S., Misumi, J. & Suzumori, K., Oct 15 2016, In : Sensors and Actuators, A: Physical. 250, p. 48-54 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

pneumatics
muscles
Pneumatics
Muscle
Actuators
2 Citations (Scopus)

Omnidirectional soft robot platform with flexible actuators for medical assistive device

Ribuan, M. N., Wakimoto, S., Suzumori, K. & Kanda, T., 2016, In : International Journal of Automation Technology. 10, 4, p. 494-502 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Actuators
Robots
Silicones
Pneumatics
Rubber
2014
9 Citations (Scopus)

Characteristics analysis and modeling of a miniature pneumatic curling rubber actuator

Wang, A., Deng, M., Wakimoto, S. & Kawashima, T., 2014, In : International Journal of Innovative Computing, Information and Control. 10, 3, p. 1029-1039 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rubber
Pneumatics
Actuator
Actuators
Modeling
5 Citations (Scopus)

New pneumatic rubber leg mechanism for omnidirectional locomotion

Ribuan, M. N., Suzumori, K. & Wakimoto, S., Mar 2014, In : International Journal of Automation Technology. 8, 2, p. 222-230 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Balloons
Pneumatics
Rubber
Rubber molding
Computer aided manufacturing

PNEUMATIC SOFT ROBOT BASE WITH OMNIDIRECTIONAL LOCOMOTION

Wakimoto, S., 2014, In : The 9th JFPS International Symposium on Fluid Power. p. 171-176 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Simulations of two patterns fiber weaves reinforced in rubber actuator

Nordin, I. N. A. M., Faudzi, A. A. M., Razif, M. R. M., Natarajan, E., Wakimoto, S. & Suzumori, K., 2014, In : Jurnal Teknologi (Sciences and Engineering). 69, 3, p. 133-138 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rubber
Actuators
Fibers
Pneumatic actuators
Robotics
15 Citations (Scopus)

New mobile pressure control system for pneumatic actuators, using reversible chemical reactions of water

Suzumori, K., Wada, A. & Wakimoto, S., 2013, In : Sensors and Actuators, A: Physical. 201, p. 148-153 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pneumatic actuators
Pressure control
pneumatics
Chemical reactions
chemical reactions
3 Citations (Scopus)
Factorization
Pneumatics
Rubber
Actuators
Nonlinear control systems

マイクロ吸盤の集積による吸着性柔軟ロボットスキン

Wakimoto, S., 2013, In : 日本ロボット学会誌. 31, 1, p. 98-106 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2012
14 Citations (Scopus)

A method of designing and fabricating Mckibben muscles driven by 7 MPa hydraulics

Iwata, K., Suzumori, K. & Wakimoto, S., Jul 2012, In : International Journal of Automation Technology. 6, 4, p. 482-487 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Muscle
Hydraulics
Robots
End effectors
Water

Miniature of McKibben Actuator

Wakimoto, S., 2012, In : Symposium on Interdisciplinary Researches in Okayama. p. 43-43 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Variable Stiffness Colonoscope driven by air pressure

Wakimoto, S., 2012, In : Symposium on Interdisciplinary Researches in Okayama. p. 44-44 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Citations (Scopus)

Design of a variable-stiffness robotic hand using pneumatic soft rubber actuators

Nagase, J. Y., Wakimoto, S., Satoh, T., Saga, N. & Suzumori, K., Oct 2011, In : Smart Materials and Structures. 20, 10, 105015.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

end effectors
pneumatics
Rubber
End effectors
rubber
13 Citations (Scopus)
Muscle
Rubber
Stiffness
Actuators
Hydraulics
6 Citations (Scopus)

Development of variable stiffness colonoscope consisting of pneumatic drive devices

Wakimoto, S., Kumagai, I. & Suzumori, K., Jul 2011, In : International Journal of Automation Technology. 5, 4, p. 551-558 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pneumatic drives
Stiffness
Silicones
Pneumatics
Rubber
69 Citations (Scopus)

Miniature pneumatic curling rubber actuator generating bidirectional motion with one air-supply tube

Wakimoto, S., Suzumori, K. & Ogura, K., 2011, In : Advanced Robotics. 25, 9-10, p. 1311-1330 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pneumatics
Rubber
Actuators
Air
Pneumatic actuators

New pneumatic actuators

Wakimoto, S. & Suzumori, K., Sep 2011, In : Seimitsu Kogaku Kaishi/Journal of the Japan Society for Precision Engineering. 77, 9, p. 828-831 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pneumatic actuators
2010
23 Citations (Scopus)

Development of an intelligent chair tool system applying new intelligent pneumatic actuators

Faudzi, A. A. M., Suzumori, K. & Wakimoto, S., Jun 1 2010, In : Advanced Robotics. 24, 10, p. 1503-1528 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pneumatic actuators
Control systems
Actuators
Damping
Pressure sensors
12 Citations (Scopus)

Multiplex pneumatic control method for multi-drive system

Nishioka, Y., Suzumori, K., Kanda, T. & Wakimoto, S., Nov 2010, In : Sensors and Actuators, A: Physical. 164, 1-2, p. 88-94 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

pneumatic control
Pneumatic control
pneumatics
Pneumatics
Pneumatic actuators
2009
20 Citations (Scopus)

Development of an intelligent pneumatic cylinder for distributed physical human-machine interaction

Faudzi, A. A. M., Suzumori, K. & Wakimoto, S., Jan 1 2009, In : Advanced Robotics. 23, 1-2, p. 203-225 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pneumatics
Pulse width modulation
Compliance control
Control systems
Force control
2008
38 Citations (Scopus)

Flexible displacement sensor using injected conductive paste

Kure, K., Kanda, T., Suzumori, K. & Wakimoto, S., May 16 2008, In : Sensors and Actuators, A: Physical. 143, 2, p. 272-278 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ointments
sensors
Sensors
Actuators
actuators
2006
10 Citations (Scopus)

A bio-mimetic amphibious soft cord robot

Wakimoto, S., Suzumori, K. & Kanda, T., Feb 2006, In : Nihon Kikai Gakkai Ronbunshu, C Hen/Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, Part C. 72, 2, p. 471-477 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Robots
Water
Computer simulation
Experiments