00e-Thorax: 5X, 1 DOF with 2-axis force sensing



1-DOF , 5X structure with 1mm polystyrene spar and two axis force sensing


(1)   Date of fabrication


(2)   Dimensions of structure

steel flextures

4 bar dimensions: 30,30,30,3 mm

100 mm thick wing attached with varying angle of attack

(3)   Actuator parameters

VCA driven

(4)   Resonant frequency

16 Hz

(5)   Amplitude of motion

45 degrees at resonance

(6)   Tests performed, duration of testing, mode of failure (if applicable)

Actuated with varying angles of attack and the forces in two directions

(lift and drag) were recorded

(7)   Other relevant info

(8)   Status

Disassembled for display purposes