Research Output 2004 2017

2017

A comparison of analytical and empirical controllers for the SLIP hopper

Hale, M. F., du Bois, J. L. & Iravani, P. 20 Jul 2017 Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems - 18th Annual Conference, TAROS 2017, Proceedings. Germany: Springer Verlag, p. 79-85 7 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 10454 )

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Controllers
Pendulums
Hoppers
Tuning
Robots

Actuation and Control of Lower Limb Prostheses

Yu, T. 23 Oct 2017

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis

Actuators
Prosthetics
Controllers
Brushless DC motors
Time delay

Adaptive height controller for an agile hopping robot

Iravani, P., Plummer, A., Sahinkaya, N., Bhatti, J. & Hale, M. Dec 2017 In : Robotics and Autonomous Systems. 98, p. 126-134

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Controllers
Robots
Landing
Hydraulics
Feedback
Elastomers
Actuators
Viscoelasticity
Feedback
Electrodes

Distance Estimation by Fusing Radar and Monocular Camera with Kalman Filter

Feng, Y., Pickering, S., Chappell, E., Iravani, P. & Brace, C. 23 Sep 2017 SAE Intelligent and Connected Vehicles Symposium. SAE International, 9 p. 2017-01-1978

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Radar
Cameras
Kalman filters
Sensors
Radar measurement

Hybrid Tests of Contact Events in Air-to-Air Refuelling

Bolien, M., Iravani, P., Richardson, T. S., Robertsson, A. & Du Bois, J. Nov 2017 In : AIAA Journal of Aircraft.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Air refueling
Contacts (fluid mechanics)
Air

Investigation of hardware-in-the-loop walking/running test with spring mass system

Yang, Z., Iravani, P., Plummer, A. & Pan, M. 2017 Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems - 18th Annual Conference, TAROS 2017, Proceedings. Springer Verlag, p. 126-133 8 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 10454 LNAI)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Hardware
Testing
Prosthetics
Natural frequencies
Damping

Object recognition combining vision and touch

Corradi, T., Hall, P. & Iravani, P. 18 Apr 2017 In : Robotics and Biomimetics. 4, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Object recognition
Labels
Computer vision
Brain
Robotics

Toward robotic pseudo-dynamic testing for hybrid simulations of air-to-air refuelling

Bolien, M., Iravani, P. & Du Bois, J. L. 1 Apr 2017 In : IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics. 22, 2, p. 1004-1013 10 p., 7829365

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Air refueling
Testing
Air
Robotics
Hardware

Vacuum-annealing induces sub-surface redox-states in surfactant-structured α-Fe2O3 photoanodes prepared by ink-jet printing

Bondarchuk, A. N., Peter, L. M., Kissling, G. P., Madrid, E., Aguilar-Martínez, J. A., Rymansaib, Z., Iravani, P., Gromboni, M., Mascaro, L. H., Walsh, A. & Marken, F. 15 Aug 2017 In : Applied Catalysis B: Environmental. 211, p. 289-295 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Annealing
annealing
Hematite
Photocurrents
Vacuum
2016
5 Citations

All-Polystyrene 3D-Printed Electrochemical Device with Embedded Carbon Nanofiber – Graphite – Polystyrene Composite Conductor

Rymansaib, Z., Iravani, P., Emslie, E., Medvidovic-Kosanovic, M., Sak-Borsnar, M., Verdejo, R. & Marken, F. Jul 2016 In : Electroanalysis. 28, 7, p. 1517-1523

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polystyrenes
Carbon nanofibers
Graphite
Electrodes
Composite materials

Foot placement for running robots

Bhatti, J. Jan 2016 138 p.

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis

Robots
Controllers
Ballistics
Trajectories
Hydraulic actuators

Investigating balancing control of a standing bipedal robot with point foot contact

Ding, B., Plummer, A. & Iravani, P. 5 Sep 2016 In : IFAC-PapersOnLine. 49, 21, p. 403-408

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Robots
Poles
Derivatives
Controllers

Material and mechanical emulation of the human hand

Hockings, N. 2016 University of Bath. 366 p.

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis

Tissue
Robots
Anatomy
Muscle
Robotics

Novel arrangements for high performance and durable dielectric elastomer actuation

Zhang, R., Huang, X., Li, T., Iravani, P. & Keogh, P. 21 Jul 2016 In : Actuators. 5, 3, p. 20

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Elastomers
Actuators
Durability
Electrodes
Chemical activation

Position Estimation and Autonomous Control of a Quad Vehicle

Feng, Y., Iravani, P. & Brace, C. 14 Sep 2016

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Printing Materials and Processes for Electrochemical Applications

Rymansaib, Z. 2016

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis

Printing
Electrodes
Carbon
3D printers
Microbial fuel cells

Testing an Electrohydrostatic Powered Ankle Prosthesis with Transtibial and Transfemoral Amputees

Yu, T., Plummer, A., Iravani, P., Bhatti, J., Zahedi, S. & Moser, D. 2016 7th IFAC Symposium on Mechatronic Systems. p. 185-191 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Prosthetics
Testing
Stairs
Controllability
Torque
1 Citations

The Design, Analysis And Testing Of A Compact Electrohydrostatic Powered Ankle Prosthesis

Yu, T., Plummer, A., Iravani, P., Bhatti, J., Zahedi, S. & Moser, D. 2016 BATH/ASME 2016 Symposium on Fluid Power and Motion Control. p. 1-7 7 p. FPMC2016-1770

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Testing
Pumps
Gear pumps
Brushless DC motors
Hydraulic fluids
2015
1 Citations

A survey of dynamic robot legged locomotion

Bhatti, J., Plummer, A., Iravani, P. & Ding, B. 2015 Proceedings of the 2015 International Conference on Fluid Power and Mechatronics (FPM). IEEE

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Robots
Mammals
Animals
Robotics
History
2 Citations
Sensors
Object recognition
Classifiers
Costs
Experiments
1 Citations

Robotic Pseudo-Dynamic Testing (RPsDT) of Contact-Impact Scenarios

Bolien, M., Iravani, P. & Du Bois, J. L. 18 Jul 2015 Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems: 16th Annual conference, TAROS 2015, Liverpool, UK, September 8 - 10, 2015, Proceedings. Dixon, C. & Tuyls, K. (eds.). Springer, p. 50-55 6 p. Chapter 7. (Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems; vol. 9287)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contribution

Air refueling
Industrial robots
Contacts (fluid mechanics)
Hysteresis
Large scale systems

The design decisions behind Amazon’s strange-looking delivery drone

Iravani, P., Cleaver, D. & Du Bois, J. 2 Dec 2015 The Conversation

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

aircraft
decision
2 Citations

The Design Of A Powered Ankle Prosthesis With Electrohydrostatic Actuation

Yu, T., Plummer, A., Iravani, P. & Bhatti, J. Oct 2015 Proceedings of the ASME/BATH 2015 Symposium on Fluid Power and Motion Control. ASME

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Reels
Actuators
Mathematical models
Hydraulic fluids
Step response
2014

A new approach to design optimal excitation trajectories for parameter estimation of robot dynamics

Du, Z., Iravani, P. & Sahinkaya, M. N. 1 Jul 2014 p. 389-394

Research output: Contribution to conferenceOther

Parameter estimation
Trajectories
Robots

Artificial ligamentous joints: Methods, materials and characteristics

Hockings, N., Iravani, P. & Bowen, C. Nov 2014 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Thermoplastics
Printing
Welding
Animals
Robotics
Ammonia
Ruthenium
Fuel cells
Cobalt
Hydrogen

Position and Force Control of Cooperating Robots Using Inverse Dynamics

Du, Z. 2 Oct 2014 156 p.

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis

Robots
Manipulators
Controllers
Force control
Position control
1 Citations

Tactile features: recognising touch sensations with a novel and inexpensive tactile sensor

Corradi, T., Hall, P. & Iravani, P. 2014 Advances in Autonomous Robotics Systems: Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Mistry, M., Leonardis, A., Witkowski, M. & Melhuish, C. (eds.). Springer, p. 163-172 10 p. (Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics; vol. 8717)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Principal component analysis
Computer vision
Support vector machines
Rubber
Classifiers
2013

Additive Manufacturing of Functional Engineering Components

Jones, R. O. Jun 2013 262 p.

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis

3D printers
Costs
Ink
Eutectics
Melting point
12 Citations

Exponential trajectory generation for point to point motions

Rymansaib, Z., Iravani, P. & Sahinkaya, M. N. 2013 2013 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics: Mechatronics for Human Wellbeing, AIM 2013. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE, p. 906-911 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Trajectories
Exponential functions
Robots
Derivatives
1 Citations

Instantaneous control of a vertically hopping leg's total step-time

Bhatti, J., Iravani, P., Sahinkaya, M. N. & Plummer, A. R. 2013 p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2012

Autonomous Visual Learning for Robotic Systems

Beale, D. Mar 2012 197 p.

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis

Robots
Robotics
Planning
Sensors
3 Citations

Fast and adaptive hopping height control of single-legged robot

Bhatti, J., Plummer, A. R., Sahinkaya, M. N., Iravani, P., Guglielmino, E. & Caldwell, D. G. 2012 p. 303-309 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Robots
Adaptive algorithms
Tuning
Controllers

Implementation of closed loop signal shaping in a hydraulic system

Bhatti, J., Plummer, A., Iravani, P. & Sahinkaya, M. 2012

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Hydraulics
Hydraulic actuators
Controllers
Position control
Robots

Rapid Manufacturing of Functional Engineering Components

Jones, R. O., Iravani, P. & Bowyer, A. 2012 Bath, UK: University of Bath.

Research output: Book/ReportOther report

3D printers
Fabrication

Towards running robots for discontinuous terrain

Bhatti, J., Iravani, P., Plummer, A. R. & Sahinkaya, M. N. 1 Jan 2012 Advances in Autonomous Robotics: Joint Proceedings of the 13th Annual TAROS Conference and the 15th Annual FIRA RoboWorld Congress, Bristol, UK, August 20-23, 2012. Herrmann, G., Studley, M., Pearson, M., Conn, A., Melhuish, C., Kim, J-H. & Vadakkepat, P. (eds.). Berlin, Germany: Springer, p. 461-462 2 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; vol. 7429/2012)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Robots
Landing
Trajectories
Controllers
2011
2 Citations

Optimum trajectory planning for industrial robots through inverse dynamics

Ayten, K. K., Iravani, P. & Sahinkaya, M. N. Jul 2011 ICINCO 2011 - Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics. Setubal, Portugal: INSTICC Press, p. 105-110 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Trajectories
Cost functions
Kinematics
Robots
Industrial robots
2 Citations

Optimum trajectory planning for redundant and hyper-redundant manipulators through inverse dynamics

Ayten, K. K., Sahinkaya, M. N. & Iravani, P. 2011 Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference. ASME, Vol. 6, p. 1185-1192 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Redundant manipulators
Cost functions
Trajectories
Planning
End effectors
9 Citations

Probabilistic models for robot-based object segmentation

Beale, D., Iravani, P. & Hall, P. Dec 2011 In : Robotics and Autonomous Systems. 59, 12, p. 1080-1089 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Robots
Feedback
193 Citations

RepRap – the replicating rapid prototyper

Jones, R., Haufe, P., Sells, E., Iravani, P., Olliver, V., Palmer, C. & Bowyer, A. Jan 2011 In : Robotica. 29, 01, p. 177-191 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patents and inventions
Experiments
2 Citations

Visual object classification by robots using on-line self-supervised learning

Iravani, P., Hall, P., Beale, D., Charron, C. & Hicks, Y. 2011 2011 IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision Workshops (ICCV Workshops) . IEEE, p. 1092-1099 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Robots
Supervised learning
Computer vision
2010
45 Citations

Manufacturing and assembly automation by integrated metrology systems for aircraft wing fabrication

Jamshidi, J., Kayani, A., Iravani, P., Maropoulos, P. G. & Summers, M. D. 1 Jan 2010 In : Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture. 224, 1, p. 25-36 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Automation
Industrial plants
Fabrication
Defects

Statistical visual-dynamic model for hand-eye coordination

Beale, D., Iravani, P. & Hall, P. Oct 2010 IEEE/RSJ 2010 International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IROS 2010 - Conference Proceedings. Piscataway, NJ: IEEE, p. 3931-3936 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Trajectories
Robots
Robotic arms
Information use
Energy efficiency
5 Citations

Variable-velocity exponential input shaping for position controlled robotic systems

Iravani, P. & Sahinkaya, M. N. 2010

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Robotics
Trajectories
Exponential functions
End effectors
Manipulators
2009
13 Citations

Backbone-network reconfiguration for power system restoration using genetic algorithm and expert system

El-Werfelli, M., Dunn, R. & Iravani, P. 4 Dec 2009 International Conference on Sustainable Power Generation and Supply 2009, SUPERGEN '09.. IEEE, p. 2690-2695 6 p. (1st International Conference on Sustainable Power Generation and Supply, SUPERGEN '09)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Expert systems
Genetic algorithms
Restoration
Reactive power
Frequency response
3 Citations

Multi-level network analysis of multi-agent systems

Iravani, P. 2009 RoboCup 2008: Robot Soccer World Cup XII. Iocchi, L., Matsubara, H., Weitzenfeld, A. & Zhou, C. (eds.). Berlin: Springer, Vol. 5399 LNAI, p. 495-506 12 p. (Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 5399)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Large scale systems
Autonomous agents
Electric network analysis
Multi agent systems
Topology
2008

Multi-level dynamics of a simulated agent system

Iravani, P. Sep 2008

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Chemical elements
2007

Hypernetworks of agents in robot football

Johnson, J. & Iravani, P. 2007 Complexity, Science and Society. Bogg, J. & Geyer, R. (eds.). Oxford: Radcliffe Publishing, p. 99-103 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Robots
9 Citations
Multi agent systems
Large scale systems
Topology
Robots