Imperial College London


Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Mechanical Engineering

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Franco E, Donaire A, 2022, Energy shaping nonlinear control of underactuated needle insertion, Control Engineering Practice, Vol:128, ISSN:0967-0661

Franco E, Astolfi A, 2022, Energy shaping control of underactuated mechanical systems with fluidic actuation, International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, ISSN:1049-8923

Franco E, 2022, Model based eversion control of soft growing robots with pneumatic actuation, Ieee Control Systems Letters, Vol:6, ISSN:2475-1456, Pages:2689-2694

Franco E, Garriga Casanovas A, Tang J, et al., 2022, Adaptive energy shaping control of a class of nonlinear soft continuum manipulators, Ieee-asme Transactions on Mechatronics, Vol:27, ISSN:1083-4435, Pages:280-291


Treratanakulchai S, Franco E, Garriga Casanovas A, et al., Development of a 6 DOF soft robotic manipulator with integrated sensing Skin, International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2022), IEEE

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