Position Control of a Compliant Mechanism Based Micromanipulator

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  • Kevin Fite
  • Michael Goldfarb
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Abstracz This paper addresses the modeling and control of a compliant micromanipulator for use in such$elh as microsurgery, telesurgery, and microassembly, The unique flexure-based manipulator utilizes revolute flexure joints in achieving well-behaved kinematic characteristics, without the backlash and stick-slip phenomena that would otherwise impede precision control. A mathematical model of the micromanipulator is formulated, and a controller for positioning of the manipulator is derived. The model and resulting controller are unlike @pica1 manipulator models and controllers, since this manipulator is actually a controlled large range-of-motion structure with nonlinear structural dynamics. Following the development of the controller, computer simulations of the proposed controller on the manipulator are used to verifL the positioning pedormance.

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تاریخ انتشار 1999