Progress on Edinburgh Ducks

  • S. H. Salter
Conference paper
Part of the International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics book series (IUTAM)


This paper describes the work of the Edinburgh group on their duck. It reviews the techniques used to improve device productivity by controlling both power take-off and mounting-movement. It outlines the results of a test programme on long compliant spines and discusses costing methodology. Some future developments are suggested.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. H. Salter
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  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of EdinburghScotland

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