11 Mar

Following on from identifying the Peaucellier-Lipkin linkage as a potential solution to the straight line mechanism problem, the system was created using paper. However, issues became immediately apparent and are listed below:• Rigidity: The paper does not have enough rigidity to handle the f...

04 Mar

As per the MEMS actuator roadmap one area of investigation is designing a linkage system in order to act as an interface between the actuator and the paper hinge.The linkage is necessary in particular because of the constraints of the actuator as listed below:The system is linearly actuated....

01 Mar

This week I focused on solidifying the relationships between the equations in my table of equations. I found another article by the authors I have been referencing throughout this entire process (http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?arnumber=7864464). This article provided much more insight in...

23 Feb

Literature review:Analysis of Unprotected Intersection Left-Turn Conflicts based on Naturalistic Driving DataSummary:In this paper, unprotected left turn across path - opposite direction (LTAP/OD) events are studied based on data from Vehicle-Based Safety Systems (IVBSS) Database. To collec...

23 Feb

Motivationintersection is the bottleneck of urban traffic intersection is very different from the highway, which means that the highway model may not be applicable Modelrole of traffic lightassign access to different lanes We can just consider one direction first. The other direction...

13 Feb

For the next few weeks, the Robot Compiler (roco) group will be taking a break from adding functionality to the compiler, and instead focus on cleaning up, documenting, and merge the existing codebases.Motivation As the size of the roco project grows, the code has become increasingly difficul...

31 Jan

IDEA Hacks is a hardware-focused hackathon where students go to create innovative projects that revolve around a theme that is different every year. On Friday, January 13th, the LEMUR research group went to IDEA Hacks, hosted at the University of California, Los Angeles, to demo our research project...

07 Jan

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