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A Six-Legged Walking Robot Inspired by Insect Locomotion

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Intelligent Robotics and Applications (ICIRA 2013)

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In this paper, a six-legged walking robot inspired by insect locomotion is discussed. To implement the walking pattern of insects, four-bar linkage based structure is proposed and its performance is analyzed by kinematic simulation. Two servomotors are applied to left and right sides of the robot, which allows smooth turns and a natural walking pattern by the phase difference between two motors. The main structure of the robot is manufactured by a rapid prototyping method with polypropylene material, and a micro camera is installed for real-time video transmission to show its potential applications.

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Jung, Y., Bae, J. (2013). A Six-Legged Walking Robot Inspired by Insect Locomotion. In: Lee, J., Lee, M.C., Liu, H., Ryu, JH. (eds) Intelligent Robotics and Applications. ICIRA 2013. Lecture Notes in Computer Science(), vol 8103. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-40849-6_23

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