A Novel Tree-Climbing Robot: Treebot

Part of the Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics book series (STAR, volume 78)

Objectives

Based on the limitation of the existing tree-climbing robots, one of the motivations of the work presented in this book is to develop a novel type of tree-climbing robot that can assist or replace humans in performing tasks on trees. The robot should be applicable to various pursuits such as harvesting, tree maintenance and observation of arboreal animals.

Keywords

Continuum Manipulator Linear Motor Transition Motion Continuum Body Spiral Spring 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag GmbH Berlin Heidelberg 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.William M.W. Mong Engineering BuildingThe Chinese University of Hong KongHong KongChina, People’s Republic
  2. 2.The Chinese University of Hong Kong University Administration BuildingHong KongChina, People’s Republic

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