Three revolute cobot using CVTs in parallel

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Abstract

Cobots are capable of producing virtual surfaces of high quality, using mechanical transmission elements as their basic element in place of conventional motors. Most cobots built to date have used steerable wheels as their transmission elements. We describe how continuously variable transmissions (CVTs) can be used in this capacity for a cobot with revolute joints. The design of an 'arm-like' cobot with a three-dimensional workspace is described. This cobot can implement virtual surfaces and other effects in a spherical workspace approximately 1.5 meters in diameter. Novel elements of this cobot include the use of a power wheel that couples three CVTs that are connected in parallel.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAmerican Society of Mechanical Engineers, Dynamic Systems and Control Division (Publication) DSC
PublisherASME
Pages809-814
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)0791816346
StatePublished - Dec 1 1999
EventDynamic Systems and Control Division - 1999 (The ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition) - Nashville, TN, USA
Duration: Nov 14 1999Nov 19 1999

Publication series

NameAmerican Society of Mechanical Engineers, Dynamic Systems and Control Division (Publication) DSC
Volume67

Other

OtherDynamic Systems and Control Division - 1999 (The ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition)
CityNashville, TN, USA
Period11/14/9911/19/99

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Mechanical Engineering

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