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ISRN Robotics
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 212805, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2013/212805
Research Article

Estimate a Flexible Link’s Shape by the Use of Strain Gauge Sensors

Mechanical Engineering Department, Iran University of Science and Technology, Narmak, Tehran 13114-16846, Iran

Received 29 June 2012; Accepted 8 August 2012

Academic Editors: D. K. Pratihar and A. Sabanovic

Copyright © 2013 M. H. Korayem et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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