Development of a miniature self-stabilization jumping robot

Jianguo Zhao, Ruiguo Yang, Ning Xi, Bingtuan Gao, Xinggang Fan, Matt W. Mutka, Li Xiao

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Abstract

We present the design and implementation of a new jumping robot for mobile sensor network. Unlike other jumping robots, the robot is based on a simple two-mass-spring model. After we throw it on ground, it can stabilize itself and then jump once. The detailed mechanism design including the load holding and self-stabilization are presented. Jumping heights and distances with different robot weights are measured and compared with calculated values from the two-mass-spring model.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2009 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IROS 2009
Pages2217-2222
Number of pages6
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 11 2009
Event2009 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IROS 2009 - St. Louis, MO, United States
Duration: Oct 11 2009Oct 15 2009

Publication series

Name2009 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IROS 2009

Conference

Conference2009 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, IROS 2009
CountryUnited States
CitySt. Louis, MO
Period10/11/0910/15/09

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Control and Systems Engineering

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