jumpingmechanics Mechanics of Jumping

Heads: Takahiro Matsuno
Contact: Takahiro Matsuno

Date: 2019 -

Mailing address:
Dept. Robotics, Ritsumeikan Univ.
Kusatsu, Shiga 525-8577, Japan

Supported by:
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovation Areas (Science of Soft Robots) JP19H05337
Mechanics and Synthesis of Soft Contact

Associated lab/group:
Niiyama Lab. (Univ. Tokyo)

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Project Description

We will investigate the deformed shape of a circular spring mechanism that mzximizes its jumping height. We will design a mechanis that realizes the obtained deformed shape, with analyzing the mechanics during jumping to find out the principle for heigher jumping.
2020/6/1 Lab. Introduction written by Dr. Matsuno at JSSE Magagine June Issue.
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Jumping from different shapes (same potential energy)


Name Title Degree
Koki Sato B4
Wang Zewen Graduated
Kitagawa Koha Graduated


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