Professor Sridhar Kota explains how mechanical devices and systems can be joint-less by using distributed compliant design to exploit the inherent elasticity of materials. Video credit: University of Michigan, Michigan Engineering, M-connex.
Professor Sridhar Kota explains his FREEs technology (Fiber Rreinforced Elastomeric Enclosures) and the ways it can be used. Credit: University of Michigan, Michigan Engineering. http://csdl.engin.umich.edu
Distributed Compliance Primer
Professor Sridhar Kota discusses his work in distributed compliant design. Video Mashup by Bob Schartow. Video source credits: Ascalon Films, Concentrate Media, UofM connex, Music: Lusine Figment, Serial Hodgepodge.