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Development of a Hexapod Robot for Multi-terrain Reconnaissance
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Development of a Hexapod Robot for Multi-terrain Reconnaissance
Lim, Seoung-Yong; Kim, Jong-Hyeong; Kim, Hyeong-Gik;
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This paper describes the development of a prototype hexapod robot with six circular legs to overcome a variety of challenging terrains. The legs of the robot are very important for stability during walking, which are analyzed for determining the optimal design parameters through CAE tools. Its control system consists of three types of sensors, microprocessors, and communication modules for PC interface. The entire operation of the robot can be controlled and monitored using a PC. The experimental operations for three different roads verified the feasibility of the prototype robot for carrying out reconnaissance on multi terrain. In the near future, the prototype robot can be used for a military purpose of detecting and informing a potential risk in advance.
Rough terrain;Intelligent robot;Communication;Rhex;Half circle leg;
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