IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Omega-Shaped Inchworm-Inspired Crawling Robot With Large-Index-and-Pitch (LIP) SMA Spring Actuators

Author(s): Je-Sung Koh ; Kyu-Jin Cho
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 April 2013
Volume: 18
Page Count: 11
Page(s): 419 - 429
ISSN (Paper): 1083-4435
ISSN (Online): 1941-014X
DOI: 10.1109/TMECH.2012.2211033
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This paper proposes three design concepts for developing a crawling robot inspired by an inchworm, called the Omegabot. First, for locomotion, the robot strides by bending its body into an omega... View More

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