An Underwater Glider with Muscle
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  • Release Date: 2022-06-01
  • underwater glider
  • soft muscle actuation
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This video is adapted from 10.3390/machines10050381

Underwater robotic gliders exploit gravity and buoyancy for long-distance cruising with ultra-low energy consumptions, making them ideal for open ocean surveying operations. However, the gliding-based motion generation principle also prevents their maneuverability, limiting their use in the short distances that are usually encountered in harbors or coastal scenarios.

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Wang, B.; Liu, S.; Wang, Z. An Underwater Glider with Muscle. Encyclopedia. Available online: (accessed on 28 May 2023).
Wang B, Liu S, Wang Z. An Underwater Glider with Muscle. Encyclopedia. Available at: Accessed May 28, 2023.
Wang, Biao, Sicong Liu, Zheng Wang. "An Underwater Glider with Muscle" Encyclopedia, (accessed May 28, 2023).
Wang, B., Liu, S., & Wang, Z. (2022, June 01). An Underwater Glider with Muscle. In Encyclopedia.
Wang, Biao, et al. "An Underwater Glider with Muscle." Encyclopedia. Web. 01 June, 2022.