Essays about: "Rebecca Melvinsson"

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  1. 1. Textile Actuator Fibres : Investigation in materials and methods for coiled polymer fibre muscles

    University essay from Högskolan i Borås/Akademin för textil, teknik och ekonomi

    Author : Rebecca Melvinsson; [2015]
    Keywords : Textile actuators; Soft robots; Coiled muscles; PVDF; SMP; Fibre Anisotropy; Thermal actuation; α-relaxation;

    Abstract : This thesis contains an investigation in materials and methods for coiled polymer muscles where the end application in mind is to be integrated in a textile structure such as an exo-skeleton glove. Previous artificial muscle fibres have proved little success due to performance, cost and scalability. READ MORE