flexible joint


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flexible joint

A joint between two conduits, ducts, or pipes that permits one of them to be deflected or moved without significantly disturbing the other.
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All these flexible joints are implemented and the mechanical structure is developed.
This paper focuses on learning from adaptive neural control of flexible joint manipulator with unknown dynamics under the prescribed constraints.
This is mainly attributed to the existence of the flexible joints. Because of the constraints of the joint at both ends and the vibration absorption of the rubber joints, element 2 showed a smaller amount of motion than element 3.
The material requirements for the flexible joint design are outlined below:
The wider female pelvis and a tendency toward looser and more flexible joint structures make women more susceptible to foot problems.
The best way to get a leak-free, flexible joint is to caulk it.
He began several years of research work designing a flexible device to provide not a mechanical replacement of the joint, but in effect, a flexible joint. Today, the state of the art in surgical care of deformed small joints is a combination of resection arthroplasty and insertion of a flexible silicone implant between the bones that come together at the joint.
Alvarez-Gallegos, "Control of a flexible joint robot manipulator via a non-linear control-observer scheme," International Journal of Control, vol.
There are very few contributions in the literature about electrical flexible joint robots (EFJR) in which both of motor dynamics and joint flexibility are taken into account.
Its moving mirror is run smoothly and precisely by a patented flexible joint system.
Flex-Ring joint ductile iron pipe with its positive, flexible joint restraint is ideal for use in trenchless applications such as horizontal directional drilling and pipebursting.
This boltless flexible joint pipe is suitable for use in underwater installations, where high equipment and manpower costs mandate speedy assembly.

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