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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

Submitted: November 14th 2011Reviewed: June 4th 2012Published: October 17th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/50209

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William Coral, Claudio Rossi, Julian Colorado, Daniel Lemus and Antonio Barrientos (October 17th 2012). SMA-Based Muscle-Like Actuation in Biologically Inspired Robots: A State of the Art Review, Smart Actuation and Sensing Systems - Recent Advances and Future Challenges, Giovanni Berselli, Rocco Vertechy and Gabriele Vassura, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/50209. Available from:

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