An Overview of the Ongoing Humanoid Robot Project LARMbot

  • Marco Ceccarelli
  • Daniele Cafolla
  • Mingfeng WangEmail author
  • Giuseppe Carbone
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9716)


LARMbot project aims to develop a humanoid robot with biomimetic inspiration from human anatomy by using parallel mechanisms. Previous related work is presented particularly referring to torso and leg modules. A specific design of LARMbot is proposed by using proper parallel mechanisms in torso and leg designs. A CAD model is elaborated in SolidWorks® environment and the corresponding prototype is fabricated with low-cost user-oriented features by using commercial components and parts manufactured using 3D printing. Preliminary results of experiment tests are also reported for operation evaluation and architecture design characterization.


Humanoid robots Mechanism design Parallel mechanisms 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marco Ceccarelli
    • 1
  • Daniele Cafolla
    • 1
  • Mingfeng Wang
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Giuseppe Carbone
    • 1
    • 3
  1. 1.LARM: Laboratory of Robotics and MechatronicsDICeM-University of Cassino and South LatiumCassinoItaly
  2. 2.School of Mechanical and Electrical EngineeringCentral South UniversityChangshaChina
  3. 3.Department of Engineering and MathematicsSheffield Hallam UniversitySheffieldUK

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