An Experimental Characterization of a Rickshaw Prototype
In this paper, a rickshaw robot has been characterized from aspects of mechanical design and experimental tests. Experiments have been done to measure the contact forces between the feet and terrain, acceleration of the robot body, and torque of the motor during a walking process. Experimental results of walking operation of a built prototype have been reported to show characteristic features of a rickshaw efficient performance.
KeywordsMobile robots Legged robots Experimental characterization Robotics
The first author likes to acknowledge Chinese Scholarship Council (CSC) for supporting his PhD study and research at LARM in the University of Cassino in Italy for the years 2010-2012.
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