Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Smart Actuation and Sensing Systems - Recent Advances and Future Challenges

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Academic Editor

Giovanni Berselli

University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy

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Rocco Vertechy

University of Bologna, Italy

Gabriele Vassura

University of Bologna, Italy

PublishedOctober 17th, 2012

Doi10.5772/2760

ISBN978-953-51-0798-9

eBook (PDF) ISBN978-953-51-4270-6

Copyright year2012

Number of pages730

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Open access peer-reviewed  chapters

2,218
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2. New Developments on Mini/Micro Shape Memory Actuators

By Adelaide Nespoli, Carlo Alberto Biffi, Riccardo Casati,Francesca Passaretti, Ausonio Tuissi and Elena Villa

2,864
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3. SMA-Based Muscle-Like Actuation in Biologically Inspired Robots: A State of the Art Review

By William Coral, Claudio Rossi, Julian Colorado, Daniel Lemus and Antonio Barrientos

3,206
12
2,529
9
6. Modeling, Compensation and Control of Smart Devices with Hysteresis

By Daniele Davino, Alessandro Giustiniani and Ciro Visone

2,033
3
7. A Technology for Soft and Wearable Generators

By Thomas G. McKay, Benjamin M. O’Brien and Iain A. Anderson

1,980
8. Large Scale Capacitive Skin for Robots

By P. Maiolino, A. Ascia, M. Maggiali, L. Natale, G. Cannata and G. Metta

2,527
4
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11. Sensing and Rheological Capabilities of MR Elastomers

By Weihua Li, Tongfei Tian and Haiping Du

2,154
12. Simultaneous Smart Actuating-Sensing Devices Based on Conducting Polymers

By José G. Martínez, Joaquín Arias-Pardilla and Toribio F. Otero

2,255
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13. Novel Self-Oscillating Polymer Actuators for Soft Robot

By Yusuke Hara, Shingo Maeda,Takashi Mikanohara, Hiroki Nakagawa, Satoshi Nakamaru and Shuji Hashimoto

2,695
17. New Perspectives for Magnetic Fluid-Based Devices Using Novel Ionic Liquids as Carriers

By Laura Rodríguez-Arco, Ana Gómez-Ramírez, Juan D.G. Durán and Modesto T. López-López

2,557
5
18. Trade-off Analysis and Design of a Hydraulic Energy Scavenger

By Enrico Zenerino, Joaquim Girardello Detoni, Diego Boero, Andrea Tonoli and Marcello Chiaberge

2,139
1
19. Magnetoelastic Energy Harvesting: Modeling and Experiments

By Daniele Davino, Alessandro Giustiniani and Ciro Visone

2,931
3
20. Feedforward and Modal Control for a Multi Degree of Freedom High Precision Machine

By Andrea Tonoli, Angelo Bonfitto, Marcello Chiaberge, Mario Silvagni, Lester D. Suarez and Enrico Zenerino

1,991
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22. Compliant Robotics and Automation with Flexible Fluidic Actuators and Inflatable Structures

By I. Gaiser, R. Wiegand, O. Ivlev, A. Andres, H. Breitwieser, S. Schulz and G. Bretthauer

3,894
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23. A Tactile Sensing System Based on Arrays of Piezoelectric Polymer Transducers

By Lucia Seminara, Luigi Pinna, Marco Capurro and Maurizio Valle

3,495
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25. Smart Actuation for Helicopter Rotorblades

By A. Paternoster, R. Loendersloot, A. de Boer and R. Akkerman

2,169
26. Active Control of Plate-Like Structures for Vibration and Sound Suppression

By Ipek Basdogan, Utku Boz, Serkan Kulah and Mustafa Ugur Aridogan

3,215
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