Robotic Sensing Devices

David J. Hall
Tech. Report, CMU-RI-TR-84-03, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, March, 1984

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Abstract

Presented in this report is an overview of robotic sensors, many of which are in experimental stages. Two main sensor types are discussed: contact and noncontact. Descriptions of the physical measurements. how they are measured, and operating principles of specific devices are provided for both types of sensors. Contact, or tactile, sensors comprise three groups: touch, proximity, and slip sensors. Noncontacting sensors comprise six groups, according to principles of operation: optical, magnetic, capacitive, resistive, ultrasound, and air pressure, each of which can measure numerous physical properties.


@techreport{Hall-1984-15177,
author = {David J. Hall},
title = {Robotic Sensing Devices},
year = {1984},
month = {March},
institution = {Carnegie Mellon University},
address = {Pittsburgh, PA},
number = {CMU-RI-TR-84-03},
} 2017-09-13T10:53:16-04:00