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Air muscle or Pneumatic artificial muscles (PAMs) are contractile or extensional devices operated by pressurized air filling a pneumatic bladder. In a vague approximation of human muscles, PAMs are usually grouped in pairs: one agonist and one antagonist.

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Is there a simplified way to calculate the general amount of kilogram force generated by a McKibben air muscle?

So, first I tried to search for some kind of simplified model, but I can't really find anything that approaches that. I just want to find out a general amount of force generated by a 30 cm long 2 inch ...
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What are the materials and methods used to build ROMAC artificial air-muscles?

So, I was reading about pneumatic artificial muscles, and to my surprise I found that there is a lot of types of air-muscles. One that called my attention was ROMAC artificial muscle: In this article ...
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Any untethered artificial muscles available in the market? [closed]

Well, non-tethered artificial muscles are just artificial muscles that only need electric wiring in order to work; unlike pneumatic/hydraulic/vacuum actuators that need a external pump in order to ...
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Stuck pneumatic cylinder

I've just received a baomain pneumatic cylinder from amazon (50 mm bore 100 mm stroke). When I tried to move it back and forth by hand, it wouldn't budge. Ive never used pneumatic cylinders for ...
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What is the opposite of 'Antagonistic'?

A robotic joint is connected to two actuators, e.g. air muscles. One flexes the joint, while the other extends it. This arrangement is called 'antagonistic'. But what if I had an electric motor ...
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Suitable control algorithm for Air Muscle based joint?

I have a joint actuated by an antagonistic pair of Pneumatic Muscles. There are two valves per muscle, one to fill and one to empty each muscle. The joint has an angle sensor, and each muscle also ...
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