Modeling and simulation of robotic hand pressure sensor in Simscape


  • Jurgen Metalla
  • Gentian Dume
  • Fatmir Basholli
  • Eduart Ndokaj


Simulation, Modeling, Pressure sensor, Arduino


The main advantage of humanoid robots over other devices is that they are more flexible and can be used for many purposes. In this project, a human-like robotic hand is designed and used for a task commonly performed by humans, namely grasping an object. During this study, the main focus will be the use of pressure sensors and the interaction between them to create an approach as close to reality as possible. For the various simulations and sensor testing, the Simscape and Solidworks applications were used, respectively, which enable the connection between the sensor and mechanical part of the robotic hand. An Arduino was used to build the algorithms, implement these instructions and control the sensors.


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