Climbing up the wall

Billingsley, John (2007) Climbing up the wall. In: 10th International Conference on Climbing and Walking Robots and the Supporting Technologies for Mobile Machines: CLAWAR 2007, 16-18 July 2007, Singapore.


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Reminiscences cover over two decades of legged robot research. From Robug I, a sixlegged walker that was overweight, the story leads through a succession of wall-climbers both simple and elaborate, some of which have found commercial applications in the
nuclear industry.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Author's version deposited in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher. This was a keynote paper in a refereed conference. It is now printed as a chapter in an internationally published hard-back book: ADVANCES IN CLIMBING AND WALKING ROBOTS: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference (CLAWAR 2007) © World Scientific Publishing Company.
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - Department of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering
Date Deposited: 06 Mar 2008 01:44
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 22:59
Uncontrolled Keywords: legged robot, wall climbing, nuclear reactor
Fields of Research : 09 Engineering > 0906 Electrical and Electronic Engineering > 090602 Control Systems, Robotics and Automation
09 Engineering > 0910 Manufacturing Engineering > 091007 Manufacturing Robotics and Mechatronics (excl. Automotive Mechatronics)

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