0
Technical Brief

Soft Passive Valves for Serial Actuation in a Soft Hydraulic Robotic Catheter1

[+] Author and Article Information
Mark D. Gilbertson, Gillian McDonald, Gabriel Korinek, James D. Van de Ven, Timothy M. Kowalewski

Mechanical Engineering Department,
University of Minnesota,
Minneapolis, MN 55455

DOI: 10.1115/1.4033803Manuscript received March 1, 2016; final manuscript received March 17, 2016; published online August 1, 2016. Editor: William Durfee.

J. Med. Devices 10(3), 030931 (Aug 01, 2016) (2 pages) Paper No: MED-16-1114; doi: 10.1115/1.4033803 History: Received March 01, 2016; Revised March 17, 2016

First Page Preview

View Large
First page PDF preview
FIGURES IN THIS ARTICLE
Copyright © 2016 by ASME
Your Session has timed out. Please sign back in to continue.

References

Figures

Grahic Jump Location
Fig. 6

Contour of the cracking pressure ratios (Prev/Pfwd − 1) for varying thicknesses and cone angles

Grahic Jump Location
Fig. 5

Hydraulic pump setup

Grahic Jump Location
Fig. 4

Two-piece mold with six varying cone angles and a variable height

Grahic Jump Location
Fig. 3

Valve diagram showing the thickness and angle of the valve as well as the forward and reverse flow directions

Grahic Jump Location
Fig. 2

Actuation states of catheter robot segments

Grahic Jump Location
Fig. 1

Catheter robot traversing a blood vessel

Tables

Errata

Discussions

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related Journal Articles
Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In