JRM Vol.20 No.6 pp. 896-902
doi: 10.20965/jrm.2008.p0896


Simulation of a Pneumatic Hand Crane Power-Assist System

Tatsuya Doi*, Hironao Yamada**, Toshihisa Ikemoto***,
and Hiroshi Naratani***

*Graduate School of Engineering, Gifu University, Gifu, Japan

**Department of Human and Information Systems, Gifu University, Gifu, Japan

***Aikoku Alpha Corporation, Aichi, Japan

September 28, 2007
March 18, 2008
December 20, 2008
power-assist, simulation, pneumatic, human model, neural network

Simulation of a pneumatic hand crane for work support was developed for system design. The crane’s mathematical model consists of a pneumatic cylinder model, a crane link model, and a controller that includes a human model to passively operate the hand crane by operating force. The human model’s inverse system learns using a neural network. The feasibility of the simulation was demonstrated in comparison with measurement results from operating force and acceleration.

Cite this article as:
Tatsuya Doi, Hironao Yamada, Toshihisa Ikemoto, and
and Hiroshi Naratani, “Simulation of a Pneumatic Hand Crane Power-Assist System,” J. Robot. Mechatron., Vol.20, No.6, pp. 896-902, 2008.
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