Modeling and Control of a Haptic Lever to Regulate the Speed in Maritime Vehicles


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This paper presents the design and construction of a haptic device. This device aims to generate a tactile feedback to the user. The feedback is generated when the user has contact with virtual limits (through a graphical interfaces or electronic cards). These limits could be due to speeding or recklessness from the pilot under conditions of low visibility or turbulence. The paper begin with the design of the lever-shaped cam which has two Degree of Freedom (DOF). It proceeds with the kinematic analysis to obtain the work area. As of workspace is possible to determine the contact point with the geometry of the virtual object. In this event the user will have a tactile feedback, a force or vibration. This force must be minimal, to prevent injury to the user.



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Prof. Jongwan Hu




V. Prada et al., "Modeling and Control of a Haptic Lever to Regulate the Speed in Maritime Vehicles", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol. 835, pp. 718-722, 2016

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May 2016




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