Masters theses

2018

13.Characterization, Modeling, and Feedforward Compensation of Gas Sensor Dynamics for Aerial Robot Chemical Plume Mapping and Swarm-based Localization

Kyle C. Hoffman

Characterization, Modeling, and Feedforward Compensation of Gas Sensor Dynamics for Aerial Robot Chemical Plume Mapping and Swarm-based Localization Masters Thesis

University of Utah, 2018.

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12.Design, modeling, and gait control of a rolling quadruped (Roll-U-Ped)

Keith Dockstader

Design, modeling, and gait control of a rolling quadruped (Roll-U-Ped) Masters Thesis

University of Utah, 2018.

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2016

11.Design and modeling of the dynamic underactuated flying-walking (DUCK) robot

Christopher J. Pratt

Design and modeling of the dynamic underactuated flying-walking (DUCK) robot Masters Thesis

University of Utah, 2016.

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2014

10.Development of a tube-shaped ionic polymer-metal composite  actuator with integrated sensing

M. A. Tsugawa

Development of a tube-shaped ionic polymer-metal composite actuator with integrated sensing Masters Thesis

University of Nevada, Reno, 2014.

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9.A spherical aerial terrestrial robot

Christopher J. Dudley

A spherical aerial terrestrial robot Masters Thesis

University of Nevada, Reno, 2014.

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2013

8.Control of a Quadcopter Aerial Robot Using Optic Flow Sensing

Brandon M. Hurd

Control of a Quadcopter Aerial Robot Using Optic Flow Sensing Masters Thesis

University of Nevada, Reno, 2013.

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2012

7.Design and characterization of scanning probe microscopy platform with active electro-thermal microcantilever for multifunctional applications

Robert O. Riddle

Design and characterization of scanning probe microscopy platform with active electro-thermal microcantilever for multifunctional applications Masters Thesis

University of Nevada, Reno, 2012.

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6.Mitigating IPMC back relaxation through feedforward and feedback control of patterned electrodes

Maxwell J. Fleming

Mitigating IPMC back relaxation through feedforward and feedback control of patterned electrodes Masters Thesis

2012.

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2011

5.Design and characterization of sectored (patterned) IPMC actuators for propulsion and maneuvering in bio-inspired underwater systems

Joel J. Hubbard

Design and characterization of sectored (patterned) IPMC actuators for propulsion and maneuvering in bio-inspired underwater systems Masters Thesis

University of Nevada, Reno, 2011.

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2010

4.Application of an Inverse-Hysteresis Iterative Control Algorithm for AFM Fabrication

Seth C. Ashley

Application of an Inverse-Hysteresis Iterative Control Algorithm for AFM Fabrication Masters Thesis

University of Nevada, Reno, 2010.

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3.Design, characterization, and control of a high-bandwidth serial-kinematic nanopositioning stage for scanning probe microscopy applications

Brian J. Kenton

Design, characterization, and control of a high-bandwidth serial-kinematic nanopositioning stage for scanning probe microscopy applications Masters Thesis

University of Nevada, Reno, 2010.

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2008

2.Fabrication and Integrated Feedforward and Feedback Control of Ionic Polymer-Metal Composite Actuators

Yingfeng Shan

Fabrication and Integrated Feedforward and Feedback Control of Ionic Polymer-Metal Composite Actuators Masters Thesis

Virginia Commonwealth University, 2008.

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1999

1.The design of a mobile robot kit for mechatronics courses

K. K. Leang

The design of a mobile robot kit for mechatronics courses Masters Thesis

University of Utah, 1999.

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