Mathematical Modelling of Swimming Soft Microrobots

Mathematical Modelling of Swimming Soft Microrobots
Author: Islam S.M. Khalil,Anke Klingner,Sarthak Misra
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 220
Release: 2021-07-01
ISBN 10: 0128169443
ISBN 13: 9780128169445
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Mathematical Modelling of Swimming Soft Microrobots Book Review:

Mathematical Modelling of Swimming Soft Microrobots presents a theoretical framework for modelling of soft microrobotic systems based on resistive-force theory. Microorganisms are highly efficient at swimming regardless of the rheological and physical properties of the background fluids. This efficiency has inspired researchers and Engineers to develop microrobots that resemble the morphology and swimming strategies of microorganisms. The ultimate goal of this book is threefold: first, to relate resistive-force theory to externally and internally actuated microrobotic systems; second, to enable the readers to develop numerical models of a wide range of microrobotic systems; third, to enable the reader to optimize the design of the microrobot to enhance its swimming efficiency. Enable the readers to develop numerical models of a wide range of microrobotic systems Enable the reader to optimize the design of the microrobot to enhance its swimming efficiency The focus on the development of numerical models that enables Engineers to predict the behavior of the microrobots and optimize their designs to increase their swimming efficiency Provides videos to demonstrate experimental results and animations from the simulation results

Mobile Microrobotics

Mobile Microrobotics
Author: Metin Sitti
Publsiher: MIT Press
Total Pages: 271
Release: 2017-06-09
ISBN 10: 0262036436
ISBN 13: 9780262036436
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Mobile Microrobotics Book Review:

The first textbook on micron-scale mobile robotics, introducing the fundamentals of design, analysis, fabrication, and control, and drawing on case studies of existing approaches. Progress in micro- and nano-scale science and technology has created a demand for new microsystems for high-impact applications in healthcare, biotechnology, manufacturing, and mobile sensor networks. The new robotics field of microrobotics has emerged to extend our interactions and explorations to sub-millimeter scales. This is the first textbook on micron-scale mobile robotics, introducing the fundamentals of design, analysis, fabrication, and control, and drawing on case studies of existing approaches. The book covers the scaling laws that can be used to determine the dominant forces and effects at the micron scale; models forces acting on microrobots, including surface forces, friction, and viscous drag; and describes such possible microfabrication techniques as photo-lithography, bulk micromachining, and deep reactive ion etching. It presents on-board and remote sensing methods, noting that remote sensors are currently more feasible; studies possible on-board microactuators; discusses self-propulsion methods that use self-generated local gradients and fields or biological cells in liquid environments; and describes remote microrobot actuation methods for use in limited spaces such as inside the human body. It covers possible on-board powering methods, indispensable in future medical and other applications; locomotion methods for robots on surfaces, in liquids, in air, and on fluid-air interfaces; and the challenges of microrobot localization and control, in particular multi-robot control methods for magnetic microrobots. Finally, the book addresses current and future applications, including noninvasive medical diagnosis and treatment, environmental remediation, and scientific tools.

Control Systems Design of Bio Robotics and Bio Mechatronics with Advanced Applications

Control Systems Design of Bio Robotics and Bio Mechatronics with Advanced Applications
Author: Ahmad Taher Azar
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 502
Release: 2019-11-30
ISBN 10: 0128174641
ISBN 13: 9780128174647
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Control Systems Design of Bio Robotics and Bio Mechatronics with Advanced Applications Book Review:

Control Systems Design of Bio-Robotics and Bio-Mechatronics with Advanced Applications delivers essential and advanced bioengineering information on the application of control and robotics technologies in the life sciences. Judging by what we have witnessed so far, this exciting field of control systems and robotics in bioengineering is likely to produce revolutionary breakthroughs over the next decade. While this book is intended for senior undergraduate or graduate students in both control engineering and biomedical engineering programs, it will also appeal to medical researchers and practitioners who want to enhance their quantitative understanding of physiological processes. Focuses on the engineering and scientific principles underlying the extraordinary performance of biomedical robotics and bio-mechatronics Demonstrates the application of principles for designing corresponding algorithms Presents the latest innovative approaches to medical diagnostics and procedures, as well as clinical rehabilitation from the point-of-view of dynamic modeling, system analysis and control

Soft Interfaces

Soft Interfaces
Author: Lydéric Bocquet,David Quéré,Thomas A. Witten,Leticia F. Cugliandolo
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 528
Release: 2017-09-22
ISBN 10: 0192506404
ISBN 13: 9780192506405
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Soft Interfaces Book Review:

Many of the distinctive and useful phenomena of soft matter come from its interaction with interfaces. Examples are the peeling of a strip of adhesive tape, the coating of a surface, the curling of a fiber via capillary forces, or the collapse of a porous sponge. These interfacial phenomena are distinct from the intrinsic behavior of a soft material like a gel or a microemulsion. Yet many forms of interfacial phenomena can be understood via common principles valid for many forms of soft matter. Our goal in organizing this school was to give students a grasp of these common principles and their many ramifications and possibilities. The Les Houches Summer School comprised over fifty 90-minute lectures over four weeks. Four four-lecture courses by Howard Stone, Michael Cates, David Nelson and L. Mahadevan served as an anchor for the program. A number of shorter courses and seminars rounded out the school. This volume collects the lecture notes of the school.

Mathematical Biofluiddynamics

Mathematical Biofluiddynamics
Author: James Lighthill
Publsiher: SIAM
Total Pages: 281
Release: 1975
ISBN 10: 1611970512
ISBN 13: 9781611970517
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Mathematical Biofluiddynamics Book Review:

Addresses external biofluiddynamics concerning animal locomotion and internal biofluiddynamics concerning heat and mass transport.

Mathematics Applied to Continuum Mechanics

Mathematics Applied to Continuum Mechanics
Author: Lee A. Segel
Publsiher: SIAM
Total Pages: 590
Release: 2007-07-12
ISBN 10: 0898716209
ISBN 13: 9780898716207
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Mathematics Applied to Continuum Mechanics Book Review:

This classic work gives an excellent overview of the subject, with an emphasis on clarity, explanation, and motivation. Extensive exercises and a valuable section containing hints and answers make this an excellent text for both classroom use and independent study.

Mechanically Responsive Materials for Soft Robotics

Mechanically Responsive Materials for Soft Robotics
Author: Hideko Koshima
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 448
Release: 2020-02-18
ISBN 10: 3527346201
ISBN 13: 9783527346202
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Mechanically Responsive Materials for Soft Robotics Book Review:

Offers a comprehensive review of the research and development of mechanically responsive materials and their applications in soft robots Mechanically Responsive Materials for Soft Robotics offers an authoritative guide to the current state of mechanically responsive materials for the development of soft robotics. With contributions from an international panel of experts, the book examines existing mechanically responsive materials such as crystals, polymers, gels, and composites that are stimulated by light and heat. The book also explores the application of mechanical materials to soft robotics. The authors describe the many excellent mechanical crystals developed in recent years that show the ability to bend, twist, rotate, jump, self-heal, and shape memory. Mechanical polymer materials are described for evolution into artificial muscles, photomobile materials, bioinspired soft actuators, inorganic-organic hybrid materials, multi-responsive composite materials, and strain sensor materials. The application of mechanical materials to soft robots is just the beginning. This book reviews the many challenging and versatile applications, such as soft microrobots made from photoresponsive elastomers, four-dimensional printing for assembling soft robots, self-growing of soft robots like plants, and biohybrid robots using muscle tissue. This important book: -Explores recent developments in the use of soft smart materials in robotic systems -Covers the full scope of mechanically responsive materials: polymers, crystals, gels, and nanocomposites -Deals with an interdisciplinary topic of advanced smart materials research -Contains extensive descriptions of current and future applications in soft robotics Written for materials scientists, polymer chemists, photochemists, physical chemists, solid state chemists, inorganic chemists, and robotics engineers, Mechanically Responsive Materials for Soft Robotics offers a comprehensive and timely review of the most recent research on mechanically responsive materials and the manufacture of soft robotics.

Microbiorobotics

Microbiorobotics
Author: Minjun Kim,Anak Agung Julius,U Kei Cheang
Publsiher: William Andrew
Total Pages: 290
Release: 2017-03-18
ISBN 10: 0323430198
ISBN 13: 9780323430197
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Microbiorobotics Book Review:

Microbiorobotics: Biologically Inspired Microscale Robotic Systems, Second Edition presents information on a new engineering discipline that takes a multidisciplinary approach to accomplish precise manipulation of microscale spaces. Microorganisms have evolved various mechanisms to thrive in microscale environments and are therefore a useful tool for use in many applications, ranging from micromanufacturing techniques, to cellular manipulation. In the context of microrobotics, biological microrobots can directly harness the microorganisms for propulsive and sensing power and synthetic microrobots can mimic the microorganisms’ motions for effective locomotion. This second edition covers new advances and insights that have emerged in recent years. Several new chapters have been added on important new research areas, with existing chapters thoroughly revised. In particular, increased coverage is given to fluid dynamics of microswimmers in nature. Gives the reader an understanding of the fundamental changes in dynamics and fabrication techniques in the microenvironment Offers a unique two-pronged approach to microrobotics from a biological perspective, i.e. bioinspired engineering design of biological systems to accomplish engineering tasks Introduces an interdisciplinary readership to the toolkit that micro-organisms offer to micro-engineering

Handbook of Biomechatronics

Handbook of Biomechatronics
Author: Jacob Segil
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 619
Release: 2018-11-29
ISBN 10: 0128125403
ISBN 13: 9780128125403
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Biomechatronics Book Review:

Handbook of Biomechatronics provides an introduction to biomechatronic design as well as in-depth explanations of some of the most exciting and ground-breaking biomechatronic devices in the world today. Edited by Dr. Jacob Segil and written by a team of biomechatronics experts, the work begins with broad topics concerning biomechatronic design and components, followed by more detailed discussions of specific biomechatronic devices spanning many disciplines. This book is structured into three main parts: biomechatronic design, biomechatronic components, and biomechatronic devices. The biomechatronic design chapter discusses the history of biomechatronics, conceptual design theory, biomechatronic design methods, and design tools. The next section discusses the technologies involved in the following components: sensors, actuators, and control systems. The biomechatronic devices chapters contains distinct examples of biomechatronic devices spanning visual prostheses to brain-machine interfaces. Each chapter presents the development of these biomechatronic devices followed by an in-depth discussion of the current state of the art The only book that covers biomechatronic design, components, and devices in one comprehensive text Accessible for readers in multiple areas of study, such as bioengineering, computer science, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, and chemical engineering Includes the most recent and groundbreaking advances and work in the biomechatronics field through industry and academic contributors

Handbook of the Protists

Handbook of the Protists
Author: John M. Archibald,Alastair G.B. Simpson,Claudio H. Slamovits
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 1300
Release: 2017-02-26
ISBN 10: 9783319281476
ISBN 13: 331928147X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of the Protists Book Review:

Published in a modern, user-friendly format this fully revised and updated edition of The Handbook of Protoctista (1990) is the resource for those interested in the biology, diversity and evolution of eukaryotic microorganisms and their descendants, exclusive of animals, plants and fungi. With chapters written by leading researchers in the field, the content reflects the present state of knowledge of the cell and genome biology, evolutionary relationships and ecological/medical/economic importance each major group of protists, organized according to current protist systematics as informed by molecular phylogenetics and genomics.

Electromagnetic Actuation and Sensing in Medical Robotics

Electromagnetic Actuation and Sensing in Medical Robotics
Author: Hongliang Ren,Jinji Sun
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 219
Release: 2017-12-30
ISBN 10: 9811060355
ISBN 13: 9789811060359
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Electromagnetic Actuation and Sensing in Medical Robotics Book Review:

This book highlights electromagnetic actuation (EMA) and sensing systems for a broad range of applications including targeted drug delivery, drug-release-rate control, catheterization, intravitreal needleless injections, wireless magnetic capsule endoscopy, and micromanipulations. It also reviews the state-of-the-art magnetic actuation and sensing technologies with remotely controlled targets used in biomedicine.

International Aerospace Abstracts

International Aerospace Abstracts
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 329
Release: 1988
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: STANFORD:36105007165207
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Mechatronic Futures

Mechatronic Futures
Author: Peter Hehenberger,David Bradley
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 259
Release: 2016-06-10
ISBN 10: 3319321560
ISBN 13: 9783319321561
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Mechatronic Futures Book Review:

Offering a comprehensive overview of the challenges, risks and options facing the future of mechatronics, this book provides insights into how these issues are currently assessed and managed. Building on the previously published book ‘Mechatronics in Action,’ it identifies and discusses the key issues likely to impact on future mechatronic systems. It supports mechatronics practitioners in identifying key areas in design, modeling and technology and places these in the wider context of concepts such as cyber-physical systems and the Internet of Things. For educators it considers the potential effects of developments in these areas on mechatronic course design, and ways of integrating these. Written by experts in the field, it explores topics including systems integration, design, modeling, privacy, ethics and future application domains. Highlighting novel innovation directions, it is intended for academics, engineers and students working in the field of mechatronics, particularly those developing new concepts, methods and ideas.

ROBOT 2017 Third Iberian Robotics Conference

ROBOT 2017  Third Iberian Robotics Conference
Author: Anibal Ollero,Alberto Sanfeliu,Luis Montano,Nuno Lau,Carlos Cardeira
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 906
Release: 2017-11-10
ISBN 10: 3319708333
ISBN 13: 9783319708331
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

ROBOT 2017 Third Iberian Robotics Conference Book Review:

These volumes of "Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing" highlight papers presented at the "Third Iberian Robotics Conference (ROBOT 2017)". Held from 22 to 24 November 2017 in Seville, Spain, the conference is a part of a series of conferences co-organized by SEIDROB (Spanish Society for Research and Development in Robotics) and SPR (Portuguese Society for Robotics). The conference is focused on Robotics scientific and technological activities in the Iberian Peninsula, although open to research and delegates from other countries. Thus, it has more than 500 authors from 21 countries. The volumes present scientific advances but also robotic industrial applications, looking to promote new collaborations between industry and academia.

Understanding Rheology

Understanding Rheology
Author: Faith A. Morrison
Publsiher: Topics in Chemical Engineering
Total Pages: 545
Release: 2001
ISBN 10: 9780195141665
ISBN 13: 0195141660
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Understanding Rheology Book Review:

Rheology--the study of the deformation and flow of matter--deals primarily with the stresses generated during the flow of complex materials including polymers, colloids, foams, and gels. A rapidly growing and industrially important field, it plays a significant role in polymer processing, food processing, coating and printing, and many other manufacturing processes. Designed as a main text for advanced undergraduate- or graduate-level courses in rheology or polymer rheology, Understanding Rheology is also an ideal self-teaching guide for practicing engineers and scientists who find rheological principles applicable to their work. Covering the most important aspects of elementary modern rheology, this detailed and accessible text opens with an introduction to the field and then provides extensive background chapters on vector and tensor operations and Newtonian fluid mechanics. It continues with coverage of such topics as: * Standard Flows for Rheology * Material Functions * Experimental Observations * Generalized Newtonian Fluids * Generalized Linear-Viscoelastic Fluids * Nonlinear Constitutive Equations * Rheometry, including rheo-optics Understanding Rheology incorporates helpful pedagogical aids including numerous problems for each chapter, many worked examples, and an extensive glossary. It also contains useful appendices on nomenclature, mathematical tools, predictions of constitutive equations, and birefringence.

Modeling and Simulation of Capsules and Biological Cells

Modeling and Simulation of Capsules and Biological Cells
Author: C. Pozrikidis
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 344
Release: 2003-05-28
ISBN 10: 9780203503959
ISBN 13: 0203503953
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Modeling and Simulation of Capsules and Biological Cells Book Review:

In the past three decades, considerable progress has been made in the mathematical analysis, modelling, and simulation of the fluid dynamics of liquid capsules and biological cells, and interest in this area is now at an all-time high. This book features a collection of chapters contributed by acknowledged leaders in the field who explore topics re

Bioinspired Structures and Design

Bioinspired Structures and Design
Author: Wole Soboyejo,Leo Daniel
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 362
Release: 2020-09-17
ISBN 10: 1107015588
ISBN 13: 9781107015586
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bioinspired Structures and Design Book Review:

Human cortical bone as a structural material : Hierarchical design and biological degradation / Robert Ritchie and Elizabeth A. Zimmermann -- Bio-inspiration from nacre / Nima Rahbar and Sina Askarinejad -- Bio-inspiration from bamboo / Ting Tan and Wole Soboyejo.

Robot Fish

Robot Fish
Author: Ruxu Du,Zheng Li,Kamal Youcef-Toumi,Pablo Valdivia y Alvarado
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 377
Release: 2015-05-06
ISBN 10: 3662468700
ISBN 13: 9783662468708
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Robot Fish Book Review:

This book provides a comprehensive coverage on robot fish including design, modeling and optimization, control, autonomous control and applications. It gathers contributions by the leading researchers in the area. Readers will find the book very useful for designing and building robot fish, not only in theory but also in practice. Moreover, the book discusses various important issues for future research and development, including design methodology, control methodology, and autonomous control strategy. This book is intended for researchers and graduate students in the fields of robotics, ocean engineering and related areas.

Light Robotics Structure mediated Nanobiophotonics

Light Robotics   Structure mediated Nanobiophotonics
Author: Jesper Glückstad,Darwin Palima
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 482
Release: 2017-05-19
ISBN 10: 0081022484
ISBN 13: 9780081022481
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Light Robotics Structure mediated Nanobiophotonics Book Review:

Light Robotics – Structure-Mediated Nanobiophotonics covers the latest means of sculpting of both light and matter for achieving bioprobing and manipulation at the smallest scales. The synergy between photonics, nanotechnology and biotechnology spans the rapidly growing field of nanobiophotonics. Nanoscale resolutions enable optical scientists to assess ever more accurate information. However, scientific hypothesis testing demands tools, not only for observing nanoscopic phenomena, but also for reaching into and manipulating nanoscale constituents. Taking an application based focus, this book explores how nanophotonics can productively be used in both the biomedical and life sciences, allowing readers to clearly see how structure-mediated nanobiophotonics can be used to increase our engineering toolbox for biology at the smallest scales. This book will be of great use to researchers and scientists working in the fields of optics and photonics. It will also be of great value to those working in the field of biotechnology, showcasing how nanotechnology can help provide new, effective ways to solve biomedical problems. Presents cutting-edge research on the principles, mechanisms, optical techniques, fabrication, modeling, devices and applications of nanobiophotonics Brings together the diverse field of structure-mediated nanobiophotonics into one coherent volume Showcases how nanophotonics can be used to create new, more effective micro- and nano-biodevices

Complex Fluids in Biological Systems

Complex Fluids in Biological Systems
Author: Saverio E. Spagnolie
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 440
Release: 2014-11-27
ISBN 10: 1493920650
ISBN 13: 9781493920655
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Complex Fluids in Biological Systems Book Review:

This book serves as an introduction to the continuum mechanics and mathematical modeling of complex fluids in living systems. The form and function of living systems are intimately tied to the nature of surrounding fluid environments, which commonly exhibit nonlinear and history dependent responses to forces and displacements. With ever-increasing capabilities in the visualization and manipulation of biological systems, research on the fundamental phenomena, models, measurements, and analysis of complex fluids has taken a number of exciting directions. In this book, many of the world’s foremost experts explore key topics such as: Macro- and micro-rheological techniques for measuring the material properties of complex biofluids and the subtleties of data interpretation Experimental observations and rheology of complex biological materials, including mucus, cell membranes, the cytoskeleton, and blood The motility of microorganisms in complex fluids and the dynamics of active suspensions Challenges and solutions in the numerical simulation of biologically relevant complex fluid flows This volume will be accessible to advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate students in engineering, mathematics, biology, and the physical sciences, but will appeal to anyone interested in the intricate and beautiful nature of complex fluids in the context of living systems.