Development of a Water-Hydraulic Self-Propelled Robotic Drill for Underground Mining

  • Michael N. Wendt
  • Garry A. Einicke
Part of the Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics book series (STAR, volume 25)


The design and control of high power water hydraulic robotic systems presents unique challenges. This paper describes some of those challenges and the techniques used to overcome them to develop a unique system for an autonomous robotic drilling machine for underground mining.


Mining Water-Hydraulics Electrohydraulic 


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael N. Wendt
    • 1
  • Garry A. Einicke
    • 1
  1. 1.CSIRO AustraliaKenmore

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