Artificial muscle actuators using electroactive polymers "artificial muscle actuators using electroactive polymers" : proceedings of the joint focused session A-12 "artificial muscle actuators using electroactive polymers" of symposium A "Smart materials and micro/nanosystems" and symposium E "Mining smartness from nature", held in Acireale, Sicily, Italy, June 8-13 2008 as part of CIMTEC 2008 - 3rd International conference "Smart materials, structures and systems"

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Statementedited by Pietro Vincenzini, Yoseph Bar-Cohen, Federico Carpi.
SeriesAdvances in science and technology -- v. 61
ContributionsVincenzini, P., 1939-, Bar-Cohen, Yoseph., Carpi, Federico, 1975-, International Conference on "Smart Materials, Structures, and Systems" (3rd : 2008 : Acireale, Italy)
LC ClassificationsTA418.9.S62 A78 2009
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Paginationx, 206 p. :
Number of Pages206
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Open LibraryOL24003153M
ISBN 103908158273
ISBN 109783908158271
LC Control Number2009278438

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Electroactive Polymer (EAP) Actuators as Artificial Muscles: Reality, Potential, and Challenges. Yoseph Bar-Cohen. SPIE Press, - Medical- pages. 0Reviews. In concept and execution. About this book. Electroactive polymers (EAPs) respond to electrical stimulation with large deformations.

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Artificial muscle actuators using electroactive polymers book Keywords Artificial muscle, Biomimicry, Electroactive polymers, Shape-memory polymers Nature as Biologically Inspired Model for Artificial Muscles Biological materials exhibit mechanical properties resulting often from their complex hierarchical structures, which span the nanometer up to millimeter length scale.

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It covers the developments up to Y. Bar-Cohen, T. Xue, M. Shahinpoor, K. Salehpoor, J. Simpson, J. Smith, and P. Willis "Low-Mass Muscle Actuators Using Electroactive Polymers (EAP)", Proc. SPIE Smart Materials and Structures Conference, March, San Diego, California Publication No. SPIE(). Ionic Polymer-Metal Composite Actuators and Dielectric Elastomers are discussed within the book with chapters on their properties and their uses in robotics its concentration on devices based on EAPs and their uses, Electroactive Polymers for Robotics Applications will be of interest to researchers working within this field as.

Electroactive Polymers (EAP) are a relatively new class of "smart material" that deform in the presence of an applied electric field, much like piezoelectric actuators. However, unlike piezoelectric actuators, EAPs operate on fundamentally different principals and produce force / strain / deflections more similar to that of biological muscles.

Electroactive polymers, or EAPs, are polymers that exhibit a change in size or shape when stimulated by an electric most common applications of this type of material are in actuators and sensors. A typical characteristic property of an EAP is that they will undergo a large amount of deformation while sustaining large forces.

The majority of historic actuators are made of ceramic. Some of the first works on artificial muscle actuators with magnetoresponsive gels were performed with cylindrical PVA gels containing g polymer and g particles. Unidirectional change in elongation of magnetic gels excited by a nonhomogeneous field was reported and the contraction of gels was used to produce work by lifting loads.

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Ionic Polymer–Metal Composite Actuators and Dielectric Elastomers are discussed within the book with chapters on their properties and their Reviews: 1. Electroactive polymer actuators as artificial muscles: are they ready for bioinspired of these characteristics can also describe natural muscle, it is of no surprise that EAP actuators are studied as this field and the book on EAP [4] is an important reference for IPMC.

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Structural reorganisation on the molecular level also occurs in a number of the other technologies, take an example: Instead, he gives a summary of methods within computational chemistry and polymer modelling. According to Yoseph Bar-Cohen, senior research scientist as NASA and author of Electroactive Polymer Actuators as Artificial Muscles, (currently the only published book on the subject), “This is.

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The field of EAP is part of the broader field of. Abstract: For decades both material scientists and engineers have sought to find an artificial equivalent of muscle to help in the development of new transducer technology. A specific class of electroactive polymers (EAP) known as `dielectric elastomers' have demonstrated most potential because they can undergo large deformation, have a high energy density and a relatively fast response.The Place of Artificial Muscle Electroactive Polymers in the History of Technology.

InSRI International spun-out a company, Artificial Muscle, Inc. (AMI).

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