(Robust modeling of joints in flexible multibody systems)

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Project Summary

A flexible mechanism is a set of rigid or deformable bodies connected by means of different types of links. It is the case, for example, of robotic arms, deployable structures, control systems for machinery, etc.

This project focuses on the study of two types of links:
In the context introduced, the basic goals of the current project are:

Duration and funding

December 2003 - December 2006.
Spanish Ministry of Science and Technology, National Plan of Research and Development 2000-2003. Ref. DPI2003-07201
Total funding: 56000 euros

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Grupo de Mecánica Computacional Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

Last update: 22/06/2006