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Author Asadnia, Mohsen ♦ Miao, Jianmin ♦ Kottapalli, Ajay Giri Prakash ♦ Alvarado, Pablo Valdivia y. ♦ Triantafyllou, Michael S.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2014
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations ♦ Applied physics
Subject Keyword Robot sensing systems ♦ Micromechanical devices ♦ Arrays ♦ Marine animals ♦ Electrodes
Abstract Increased demand for high-efficiency underwater vehicles has led to significant research focusing on development of biologically inspired underwater vehicle systems. In the past, many bio-inspired robotic vehicles are developed such as fish, stingray, seal, and octopus. However, development of efficient sensing system for these robots has not gained the desired momentum. In this paper, to improve the situational awareness of a robotic stingray, we developed self-powered piezoelectric MEMS pressure sensor for use on streamline bodies of underwater vehicles. This paper outlines the biological inspiration behind the development of fish-like MEMS pressure sensor, as well as demonstrates the utility of the sensors in harsh and real-time applications on a robotic stingray.
Description Author affiliation: Center for Environmental Sensing and Modeling (CENSAM) Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART), SINGAPORE (Kottapalli, Ajay Giri Prakash; Alvarado, Pablo Valdivia y) || School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University (NTU), SINGAPORE (Asadnia, Mohsen; Miao, Jianmin) || Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) USA (Triantafyllou, Michael S)
ISBN 9781479901623
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2014-11-02
Publisher Place Spain
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Size (in Bytes) 1.26 MB
Page Count 4
Starting Page 458
Ending Page 461


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library