Andy Ruina

Summary

Affiliation: Cornell University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A collisional model of the energetic cost of support work qualitatively explains leg sequencing in walking and galloping, pseudo-elastic leg behavior in running and the walk-to-run transition
    Andy Ruina
    Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    J Theor Biol 237:170-92. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Walking model with no energy cost
    Mario Gomes
    School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys 83:032901. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Computer optimization of a minimal biped model discovers walking and running
    Manoj Srinivasan
    Bio robotics and Locomotion Laboratory, Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Cornell University, 306 Kimball Hall, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    Nature 439:72-5. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Efficient bipedal robots based on passive-dynamic walkers
    Steve Collins
    Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
    Science 307:1082-5. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Energetic consequences of walking like an inverted pendulum: step-to-step transitions
    Arthur D Kuo
    Departments of Mechanical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2125, USA
    Exerc Sport Sci Rev 33:88-97. 2005

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Publications5

  1. ncbi request reprint A collisional model of the energetic cost of support work qualitatively explains leg sequencing in walking and galloping, pseudo-elastic leg behavior in running and the walk-to-run transition
    Andy Ruina
    Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    J Theor Biol 237:170-92. 2005
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  2. ncbi request reprint Walking model with no energy cost
    Mario Gomes
    School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys 83:032901. 2011
    ..Appropriate synchronized internal oscillations set the foot-strike collision to zero velocity. The concept might be of use for energy-efficient robots and may also help to explain aspects of human and animal locomotion efficiency...
  3. ncbi request reprint Computer optimization of a minimal biped model discovers walking and running
    Manoj Srinivasan
    Bio robotics and Locomotion Laboratory, Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Cornell University, 306 Kimball Hall, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    Nature 439:72-5. 2006
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Efficient bipedal robots based on passive-dynamic walkers
    Steve Collins
    Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
    Science 307:1082-5. 2005
    ..These robots use less control and less energy than other powered robots, yet walk more naturally, further suggesting the importance of passive-dynamics in human locomotion...
  5. ncbi request reprint Energetic consequences of walking like an inverted pendulum: step-to-step transitions
    Arthur D Kuo
    Departments of Mechanical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2125, USA
    Exerc Sport Sci Rev 33:88-97. 2005
    ..Production of this work exacts a proportional metabolic cost that is a major determinant of the overall cost of walking...