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Optimizing Hexapod Robot Reconfiguration using Hexa-Quad Transformation

Irawan, Addie and Yin Tan, Yee (2014) Optimizing Hexapod Robot Reconfiguration using Hexa-Quad Transformation. International Journal of Robotics and Automation (IJRA), 3 (2). pp. 139-150. ISSN 2089-4856

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Abstract

This paper presents a leg reconfigurable technique to optimize the hexapod robot reconfiguration flexiblity. A hexapod-to-quadruped (Hexa-Quad) transformation technique is proposed to optimize hexapod legs on certain situation that need some legs to be disabled as a leg to do other tasks and operations. This proposed method used the factor of center of body (CoB) stability in the support polygon and its body shape. The reinitialized leg’s shoulder method is proposed to ensure the support polygon is balanced and confirmed the CoM nearly or at the center. This method is modeled and simulated in a real-time based model of hexapod robot with 4-DOF/leg control architecture. The model is verified in numerical model and presented using separated 3D simulators.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Center of Mass; Support Polygon; Traverse-trot gait; Tripod gait
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
Depositing User: Mrs. Neng Sury Sulaiman
Date Deposited: 14 Apr 2016 03:13
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2018 02:39
URI: http://umpir.ump.edu.my/id/eprint/6570
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