A roller skating robot

Kanesen, Nantha K. and Billingsley, John (2000) A roller skating robot. In: Mechatronics and machine vision. Robotics and Mechatronics (3). Research Studies Press, Baldock, United Kingdom, pp. 283-292. ISBN 0--86380-261-3

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By including wheels on the legs of a mobile robot, it can gain the benefit of wheels where the terrain is smooth and the versatility of legs when climbing is necessary. This paper discusses the design and possible gaits of such a robot.

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Item Type: Book Chapter (Commonwealth Reporting Category B)
Refereed: Yes
Publisher: Research Studies Press
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information (displayed to public): Proceedings of the 7th Annual Conference on Mechatronics and Machine Vision in Practice. Published version deposited with permission of the Editor. 2 print copies held in USQ Library at call no. 621 Mec.
Depositing User: epEditor USQ
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - Department of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering
Date Deposited: 20 Aug 2009 05:51
Last Modified: 25 Mar 2015 04:49
Uncontrolled Keywords: mobile robot; robots; skating; legged; legs; wheels; VGTM
Fields of Research (FoR): 09 Engineering > 0913 Mechanical Engineering > 091302 Automation and Control Engineering
09 Engineering > 0910 Manufacturing Engineering > 091007 Manufacturing Robotics and Mechatronics (excl. Automotive Mechatronics)
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO): E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970109 Expanding Knowledge in Engineering
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/5580

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