磁性・非磁性エラストマを積層した磁気式触覚センサの基礎特性解析 Deformation response of a magnetic type tactile sensor with a two-layered surface made of a non-magnetic and a magnetorheological elastomer

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<p>Flexible cushioned tactile sensors are important for safe interaction between humans and communication robots, and therefore, several types of sensors have been developed. However, these sensors have problems in durability and maintainability because they have wirings or solids in their fragile flexible part. In this study, we propose a magnetic type flexible tactile sensor that does not contain any wiring and any solid except for minute particles of iron in its surface flexible layer. The sensor has a permanent magnet and a magnetic sensor at the bottom of its flexible layer and detects deformations of the surface layer containing iron particles (magnetorheological elastomer) as changes of the output of the magnetic sensor. Simulation results and experimental results with a developed sensor showed that the proposed sensor can measure depths of surface depression produced by normal forces, and that the sensitivity and the measurement range of the prototype sensor depend on the thickness of the both elastomers.</p>

Journal

  • Journal of the Japan Society of Applied Electromagnetics and Mechanics

    Journal of the Japan Society of Applied Electromagnetics and Mechanics 24(3), 204-209, 2016

    The Japan Society of Applied Electromagnetics and Mechanics

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  • NII Article ID (NAID)
    130005252760
  • NII NACSIS-CAT ID (NCID)
    AN10457520
  • Text Lang
    ENG
  • ISSN
    0919-4452
  • NDL Article ID
    027730488
  • NDL Call No.
    Z15-B3
  • Data Source
    NDL  J-STAGE 
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