• Motion Simulation Using Simulink
  • Using Simscape Multibody, we can import a CAD model into Simulink and test system dynamic response. A Crazyflie 2.0 CAD model from https://github.com/rshum19/Crazyflie-CAD were downloaded and modified using AutoDesk Inventor, then exported to Simscape Multibody and...

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This past week I have finalized the designs for my robotic hand and arm and am able to use the now consistent fabrication process to output a length I want based on the precursor length and annealed length with the following equation: (0.26)x = annealed/expanded length

For example, if you want an...

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For the past week, I have been trying to add in more subcomponents to the RoCo system for the Furniture project. The shape that I have been working on is Pentagon. There are various problems that I encountered while trying to create this new component. The codes below are the python codes I wrote up...

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This week we will be working on integrating the actuators with the printable robots. Thus far, we have an elementary design that shows the 10% contraction of the actuators. This actuator was made from a 20 cm precursor length and coiled under 200 RPM and a 100 gram load. The coiled length was 5 cm....

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  • This past week we completed the coding for our paper robotic hand. We used the esp8266 microchip with Arduino to manually control turning the voltage (3.3 V) on and off through a web page. This will allow the SCP actuators to expand and contract when the voltage is off and on respectively. In turn,...

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