Research on Bio-mechanism Robotics by Robotic Fish Fin Technology

  • Zusong Gu
  • Ikuo Yamamoto
  • Tomokazu Hiratsuka
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 193)


In the surgical operation, the research and development of the surgical robot that has both safety and effectiveness is needed in consideration of the physical mental strain decrease of the surgeon and the patient. Through the observation of the motion of fish, it has been found that fish swim efficiently using flexibility of pliable fins, giving the actuator the name of flexible oscillating fin propulsion system. The author proposed the application to the realm of healing the elastic vibration wing promotion system. The flexible forceps robot for the surgical operation of a vibrating flexible fin promotion system application was developed.


Robotic Fish new underwater vehicle flexible oscillating fin propulsion system Forceps robot Sea bream robot Model analysis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The University of KitakyushuKitakyushu-ShiJapan

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