Direct dynamics of 2D cable-driven parallel robots including cables mass effect and its influence in the control performance
Guillermo Rubio Gómez, Andrea Arena, Erika Ottaviano, Vincenzo Gattullidownload PDF
Abstract. Cable-driven parallel robots are a type of parallel manipulators where rigid links are replaced by actuated cables. Although in many cases dynamic models that neglect the cables mass and elasticity are employed to simulate the robot behavior and test the control approach to be used, there are several situations in which their effect cannot be disregarded, especially when large span cables are used, and the cable mass density generates important cable sagging. This work proposes a dynamic model for planar cable-driven parallel robots with 3 degrees-of-freedom considering cables mass and elasticity. Furthermore, the effect of using control approaches based on massless inelastic cables dynamic models on robots with non-negligible cable mass and elasticity is finally assessed.
Cable-Driven Parallel Robot, Nonlinear Modeling, Direct Dynamics, Distributed Mass Cable
Published online 3/17/2022, 6 pages
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Citation: Guillermo Rubio Gómez, Andrea Arena, Erika Ottaviano, Vincenzo Gattulli, Direct dynamics of 2D cable-driven parallel robots including cables mass effect and its influence in the control performance, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 26, pp 387-392, 2023
The article was published as article 63 of the book Theoretical and Applied Mechanics
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