Brandon Caasenbrood

Brandon Caasenbrood
Eindhoven University of Technology | TUE · Department of Mechanical Engineering

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The motion complexity and use of exotic materials in soft robotics call for accurate and computationally efficient models intended for control. To reduce the gap between material and control-oriented research, we build upon the existing piece-wise constant curvature framework by incorporating hyperelastic and viscoelastic material behavior. In this...
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In this work, we describe an energy-based control method for under-actuated soft manipulators. The continuous dynamics of the soft robot are modeled by the differential geometry of Cosserat beams. Through a finite-dimensional truncation, a reduced port-Hamiltonian model is obtained that preserves desirable passivity conditions. Exploiting the passi...
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In this work, we present a novel framework for synthesizing the design of pressure-driven soft robots. Contrary to traditional design methods, a topology optimization scheme is employed to find the optimal soft robotic structure given user-defined requirements. To our knowledge, the combination of pressure-driven topology optimization and soft robo...
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Soft robots differ fundamentally from traditional robotics. Due to their composition of soft materials, soft robots are inherently compliant and allow for large continuum-bodied motion. Although some frameworks exist for describing the kinematics, the development of dynamic models intended for control-oriented applications is relatively scarce and,...

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