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Linked Multicomponent Robotic Systems: Basic Assessment of Linking Element Dynamical Effect

  • Borja Fernandez-Gauna
  • Jose Manuel Lopez-Guede
  • Ekaitz Zulueta
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6076)

Abstract

The Linked Multicomponent Robotic Systems are characterized by the existence of a non-rigid linking element. This linking element can produce many dynamical effects that introduce perturbations of the basic system behavior, different from uncoupled systems. We show through a simulation of a distributed control of a hose tranportation system, that even a minimal dynamical feature of the hose (elastic forces oppossing stretching) can produce significant behavior perturbations.

Keywords

Mobile Robot Elastic Force Path Tracking Robotic Unit Consecutive Robot 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Borja Fernandez-Gauna
    • 1
  • Jose Manuel Lopez-Guede
    • 1
  • Ekaitz Zulueta
    • 1
  1. 1.Computational Intelligence GroupUniversidad del Pais VascoSpain

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