Development of compact flexible displacement sensors using ultrasonic sensor for wearable actuators

Tetsuya Akagi, Shujiro Dohta, Takafumi Morimoto, Yasuko Matsui, So Shimooka

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Abstract

In position control of wearable actuator such as a rubber artificial muscle, a compact flexible displacement sensor is much attractive and required. In this paper, two types of flexible displacement sensor using the ultrasonic sensor were introduced. One is a built-in displacement sensor for rubber artificial muscle. Another is a sensor that can measure the sliding displacement on a flexible tube for flexible robot. Both sensors use ultrasonic displacement sensors. The construction, operating principle and measuring performance of two sensors were also described.

Original languageEnglish
Article number02002
JournalMATEC Web of Conferences
Volume51
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 6 2016
EventInternational Conference on Mechanical, Manufacturing, Modeling and Mechatronics, IC4M 2016 - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Duration: Feb 27 2016Feb 29 2016

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Materials Science(all)
  • Engineering(all)

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