IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Amphibious 3D active cord mechanism "HELIX" with helical swimming motion

IROS 2002: IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems

Author(s): T. Takayama ; S. Hirose
Sponsor(s): IEEE Robotics & Autom. Soc.
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 January 2002
Conference Location: Lausanne, Switzerland, Switzerland
Conference Date: 30 September 2002
Volume: 1
Page Count: 6
ISBN (Paper): 0-7803-7398-7
DOI: 10.1109/IRDS.2002.1041484
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There is the possibility to generate a very efficient locomotion strategy for a snake-like robot by introducing full-body helical motion. This paper proposes a new kind of propulsion principle for... View More

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