Bump'em Design Materials
Tan*, G. R., Raitor*, M., Collins, S. H. (2020)
Bump’em: an open-source, bump-emulation system for studying human balance and gait.
International Conference on Robotics and Automation,
Want to make your own? You're in the right place.
1. Start here: Instructions
3. Ready to put things together? Watch these:
We recommend 2X playback speed (click the gear icon at lower right.).
Motor Unit | Reel Drum Assembly
Motor Unit | Powertrain Assembly
Motor Unit | Reel Drum Rope Assembly
Motor Unit | Rope Guide Assembly
Harness | Breakaway Assembly
Harness | Knot Tying
Harness | Connecting to Motor Unit
DIY Force Sensor | Strain Gauge and Solder Pads
DIY Force Sensor | Dogbone Wiring
DIY Force Sensor | Dogbone Cover Attachment
(We also have designs for a cheap DIY amplifier, contact us if you're interested.)
4. Start pushing people around! For science, of course.
Bump'em | Demo
5. Questions? Email us: firstname.lastname@example.org
This work was supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. IIS-1527140 and CMMI-1734449, and a Graduate Research Fellowship under Grant No. DGE-1656518.