IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Tankbot: A miniature, peeling based climber on rough and smooth surfaces

2009 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA)

Author(s): Unver, Ozgur ; Sitti, Metin
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 May 2009
Conference Location: Kobe, Japan, Japan
Conference Date: 12 May 2009
Page(s): 2,282 - 2,287
ISBN (CD): 978-1-4244-2789-5
ISBN (Paper): 978-1-4244-2788-8
ISSN (Paper): 1050-4729
DOI: 10.1109/ROBOT.2009.5152304
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Tankbot is a miniature, energy efficient, lightweight (60 g), and robust climbing robot. It uses the continuous detachment force (peeling) of the flat, bulk tacky elastomer tread to climb. An... View More

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