Modeling of physical human–robot interaction : admittance controllers applied to intelligent assist devices with large payload

Authors: Campeau-Lecours, AlexandreOtis, Martin J.-D.Gosselin, Clément
Abstract: Enhancement of human performance using an intelligent assist device is becoming more common. In order to achieve effective augmentation of human capacity, cooperation between human and robot must be safe and very intuitive. Ensuring such collaboration remains a challenge, especially when admittance control is used. This paper addresses the issues of transparency and human perception coming from vibration in admittance control schemes. Simulation results obtained with our suggested improved model using an admittance controller are presented, then four models using transfer functions are discussed in detail and evaluated as a means of simulating physical human–robot interaction using admittance control. The simulation and experimental results are then compared in order to assess the validity and limitations of the proposed models in the case of a four-degree-of-freedom intelligent assist device designed for large payload.
Document Type: Article de recherche
Issue Date: 26 September 2016
Open Access Date: 28 September 2016
Document version: VoR
This document was published in: International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems, Vol. 13 (5), 1-12 (2016)
IN-TECH Education and Pub.
Alternative version: 10.1177/1729881416658167
Collection:Articles publiés dans des revues avec comité de lecture

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