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Flexonic Mobile Node

  • Jiajie GuoEmail author
  • Kok-Meng Lee
Chapter
Part of the Research on Intelligent Manufacturing book series (REINMA)

Abstract

This chapter will apply the beam modeling method to develop a flexible robot, namely flexonic mobile node (FMN), which is capable of obstacle negotiation and data collection on complicated structures with the help of compliant beam deformations. The remainder of this chapter starts with the design concept of FMN and continues with simulated analysis for functionalities, then experimental validation and illustrative examples will be presented for structural health monitoring.

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© Huazhong University of Science and Technology Press, Wuhan and Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Mechanical Science and EngineeringHuazhong University of Science and TechnologyWuhanChina
  2. 2.The George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical EngineeringGeorgia Institute of TechnologyAtlantaUSA

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