23 May '13, 9pm

Tweaking designs for [Theo Jansen] walking machines - We love the look, and most especially the gait, of [Theo Jan...

Tweaking designs for [Theo Jansen] walking machines - We love the look, and most especially the gait, of [Theo Jan...

We love the look, and most especially the gait, of [Theo Jansen's] walker designs. We don’t fully understand them or the math behind them. But that could change if we spend enough time studying [Aaron Birenboim's] body of work. He wants to incorporate the legs in a project so he’s been trying to optimize the Jansen leg design . The calculations are delivered in a source code package available from his site. To make heads or trails out of the numbers you need a way to visualize them. He has provided that as well in the form of a MATLAB script which shows leg piece design and can even spit out an animated .gif file of the virtual legs in motion. If you have no idea what we’re talking about make sure to check out [Jansen's] original creations . We’re also excited to read more about the Klann and Ghassaei linkage designs which [Aaron] talks about in his post. Astounding paperc...

Full article: http://hackaday.com/2013/05/23/tweaking-designs-for-theo-...

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