Tree Climbing Robot Book

Tree Climbing Robot


  • Author : Tin Lun Lam
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-03-14
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 166
  • ISBN 10 : 9783642283109

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Tree Climbing Robot Excerpt :

Climbing robot is a challenging research topic that has gained much attention from researchers. Most of the robots reported in the literature are designed to climb on manmade structures, but seldom robots are designed for climbing natural environment such as trees. Trees and manmade structures are very different in nature. It brings different aspects of technical challenges to the robot design. In this book, you can find a collection of the cutting edge technologies in the field of tree-climbing robot and the ways that animals climb. It provides a valuable reference for robot designers to select appropriate climbing methods in designing tree-climbing robots for specific purposes. Based on the study, a novel bio-inspired tree-climbing robot with several breakthrough performances has been developed and presents in this book. It is capable of performing various actions that is impossible in the state-of-the-art tree-climbing robots, such as moving between trunk and branches. This book also proposes several approaches in autonomous tree-climbing, including the sensing methodology, cognition of the environment, path planning and motion planning on both known and unknown environment.

RITA 2018 Book

RITA 2018


  • Author : Anwar P. P. Abdul Majeed
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-06-15
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 456
  • ISBN 10 : 9789811383236

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RITA 2018 Excerpt :

This book gathers the Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Robot Intelligence Technology and Applications (RITA 2018). Reflecting the conference’s main theme, “Robotics and Machine Intelligence: Building Blocks for Industry 4.0,” it features relevant and current research investigations into various aspects of these building blocks. The areas covered include: Instrumentation and Control, Automation, Autonomous Systems, Biomechatronics and Rehabilitation Engineering, Intelligent Systems, Machine Learning, Robotics, Sensors and Actuators, and Machine Vision, as well as Signal and Image Processing. A valuable asset, the book offers researchers and practitioners a timely overview of the latest advances in robot intelligence technology and its applications.

Design of a Bio inspired  Dynamic Tree Climbing Robot Book

Design of a Bio inspired Dynamic Tree Climbing Robot


  • Author : James Dickson
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 45
  • ISBN 10 : OCLC:646190750

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Design of a Bio inspired Dynamic Tree Climbing Robot Excerpt :

In recent years, researchers have developed a variety of bio-inspired robots that can climb surfaces ranging from brick and stucco to smooth glass. Instrumental in this development has been the utilization of specialized compliant foot structures. By attaching micro spines and directional dry adhesives to legs with hierarchical compliance levels, climbing on windows and walls has been made possible. In parallel with these developments in attachment mechanisms, recent work has been done to improve the speed and efficiency with which robots climb. Comparative studies of animals running up vertical surfaces have led to the development of reduced-order dynamic models of climbing. These models, or templates, give insight into how animals generate self-stabilizing force patterns, and have led to the development of a new class of dynamic climbing robots. The first and fastest of these climbers, DynoClimber, can climb at speeds up to 66 cm/s or 1.5 body lengths per second up a vertical, prepared surface. Although fast, these climbers are not yet able to scale real world surfaces such as buildings or trees. This paper describes initial work in developing a dynamic vertical climbing robot for climbing on bark.

Bio Inspired Robotics Book

Bio Inspired Robotics


  • Author : Toshio Fukuda
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release Date : 2018-11-07
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 554
  • ISBN 10 : 9783038970453

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Bio Inspired Robotics Excerpt :

This book is a printed edition of the Special Issue "Bio-Inspired Robotics" that was published in Applied Sciences

Service Robots Book

Service Robots


  • Author : Rolf Dieter Schraft
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2000-06-21
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 228
  • ISBN 10 : 9781439864043

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Service Robots Excerpt :

The copious photographs in this book lavishly illustrate the current and future applications for robots in a wide scope of fields such as entertainment, medicine, space exploration, underwater navigation, and many more. Everyone from professional roboticists to amateur robot and technology enthusiasts will find this book fascinating.

Assistive Robotics Book

Assistive Robotics


  • Author : Hongye Su
  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Release Date : 2015-08-13
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 784
  • ISBN 10 : 9789814725255

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Assistive Robotics Excerpt :

This book provides state-of-the-art scientific and engineering research findings and developments in the area of mobile robotics and associated support technologies around the theme of assistive robotics. The book contains peer reviewed articles presented at the CLAWAR 2015 conference. The book contains a comprehensive collection of papers on legged locomotion with numbers of legs from two upward to multi-legs, which includes robots cable of climbing walls, poles, or more complex structures such as continuing the distinctive CLAWAR themes. There are also a strong showing of articles covering human assist devices, notably exoskeletal and prosthetic devices, as well as social robots designed to meet the growing challenges of global ageing population. Contents: Plenary Presentations:Infrastructure Robotics: Opportunities and Challengesÿ(Gamini Dissanayake)Understanding Animal Locomotion Using Bio-Inspired Robotics and Soft Roboticsÿ(Tianmiao Wang)Assistive Robots:A Behavior Adaptation Method Based on Hierarchical POMDPsÿ(Y Tao, Y Chen, D Xu and J Zheng)Design and Control of Exoskeleton for Elderly Mobilityÿ(G Al Rezage, M O Tokhi and S K Ali)Assessing Human Robot Interaction: The Role of Long-Run Experimentsÿ(I Ferreira and J S Sequeira)Autonomous Robots:Wall Climbing Robot Motion Simulation in Non-Deterministic Area with Existing Moving Objectsÿ(V G Gradetsky, M M Knyazkov, A M Nunuparov, E A Semyonov and A N Sukhanov)Design and Implementation of a Scansorial Robotÿ(M A H Hassan and M O Tokhi)Biologically-Inspired Systems and Solutions:A Bio-Inspired Behavior Based Bipedal Locomotion Control ? B4LC Method for Bipedal Upslope Walkingÿ(J Zhao, Q Liu, S Schuetz and K Berns)Design and Implementation of a Smart Robotic Shark with Multi-Sensorsÿ(S Chen, J Yu, X Li and J Yuan)Control Algorithm for Walking Robot with Mosaic Bodyÿ(A V Panchenko, I A Orlov and V E Pavlovsky)Innovative Design of Clawar:A Novel Inspection Robot Moving on High-Voltage Power Transmission

Adaptive Mobile Robotics Book

Adaptive Mobile Robotics


  • Author : A K M Azad
  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Release Date : 2012-07-11
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 904
  • ISBN 10 : 9789814415965

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Adaptive Mobile Robotics Excerpt :

This book provides state-of-the-art scientific and engineering research findings and developments in the area of mobile robotics and associated support technologies. The book contains peer reviewed articles presented at the CLAWAR 2012 conference. Robots are no longer confined to industrial manufacturing environments. A great deal of interest is invested in the use of robots outside the factory environment. The CLAWAR conference series, established as a high profile international event, acts as a platform for dissemination of research and development findings and supports such a trend to address the current interest in mobile robotics to meet the needs of mankind in various sectors of the society. These include personal care, public health, services in the domestic, public and industrial environments. The editors of the book have extensive research experience and publications in the area of robotics in general and in mobile robotics specifically, and their experience is reflected in editing the contents of the book. Contents:Plenary PresentationsAssistive RobotsAutonomous RobotsBiologically-Inspired Systems and SolutionsInnovative Design of CLAWARLocomotionMiscellaneous ApplicationsModelling and Simulation of CLAWARPerception and Sensor FusionPlanning and ControlService RobotsService Robot Standards and Standardization Readership: Systems and control engineers, electrical engineers, mechanical engineers in academic, research and industrial settings. Engineers and practitioners in the public services sectors in health care, manufacturing, supply and delivery services. Keywords:Biologically Inspired Robotics;Biomedical Robotic Assistance;Climbing and Walking Robots;Humanoid Robotics;Hybrid Locomotion;Legged Locomotion;Mobile Robots;Robotic Benchmarking and Standardization;Security and Surveillance;Service Robotics;Wheeled Locomotion

Tree Climbing Robot  Gripper  Book

Tree Climbing Robot Gripper


  • Author : Che Fai Yeong
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Genre: Grippers, Mechanical
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : OCLC:960310105

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Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Robotics  Vision  Signal Processing and Power Applications Book

Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Robotics Vision Signal Processing and Power Applications


  • Author : Nor Muzlifah Mahyuddin
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2022
  • Genre: Computer vision
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9789811681295

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Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Robotics Vision Signal Processing and Power Applications Excerpt :

The proceeding is a collection of research papers presented at the 11th International Conference on Robotics, Vision, Signal Processing & Power Applications (RoViSP 2021). The theme of RoViSP 2021 Enhancing Research and Innovation through the Fourth Industrial Revolution served as a platform for researchers, scientists, engineers, academicians as well as industrial professionals from all around the globe to present and exchange their research findings and development activities through oral presentations. The book covers various topics of interest, including: Robotics, Control, Mechatronics and Automation Telecommunication Systems and Applications Electronic Design and Applications Vision, Image and Signal Processing Electrical Power, Energy and Industrial Applications Computer and Information Technology Biomedical Engineering and Applications Intelligent Systems Internet-of-things Mechatronics Mobile Technology.

Machines  Mechanism and Robotics Book

Machines Mechanism and Robotics


  • Author : D N Badodkar
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-08-28
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 853
  • ISBN 10 : 9789811085970

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Machines Mechanism and Robotics Excerpt :

This book offers a collection of original peer-reviewed contributions presented at the 3rd International and 18th National Conference on Machines and Mechanisms (iNaCoMM), organized by Division of Remote Handling & Robotics, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai, India, from December 13th to 15th, 2017 (iNaCoMM 2017). It reports on various theoretical and practical features of machines, mechanisms and robotics; the contributions include carefully selected, novel ideas on and approaches to design, analysis, prototype development, assessment and surveys. Applications in machine and mechanism engineering, serial and parallel manipulators, power reactor engineering, autonomous vehicles, engineering in medicine, image-based data analytics, compliant mechanisms, and safety mechanisms are covered. Further papers provide in-depth analyses of data preparation, isolation and brain segmentation for focused visualization and robot-based neurosurgery, new approaches to parallel mechanism-based Master-Slave manipulators, solutions to forward kinematic problems, and surveys and optimizations based on historical and contemporary compliant mechanism-based design. The spectrum of contributions on theory and practice reveals central trends and newer branches of research in connection with these topics.

Intelligent Manufacturing and Mechatronics Book

Intelligent Manufacturing and Mechatronics


  • Author : Muhammad Syahril Bahari
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-06-19
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 1332
  • ISBN 10 : 9789811608667

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Intelligent Manufacturing and Mechatronics Excerpt :

This book presents the proceedings of SympoSIMM 2020, the 3rd edition of the Symposium on Intelligent Manufacturing and Mechatronics. Focusing on “Strengthening Innovations Towards Industry 4.0”, the book presents studies on the details of Industry 4.0’s current trends. Divided into five parts covering various areas of manufacturing engineering and mechatronics stream, namely, artificial intelligence, instrumentation and controls, intelligent manufacturing, modelling and simulation, and robotics, the book will be a valuable resource for readers wishing to embrace the new era of Industry 4.0.

Rapid Damage Free Robotic Harvesting of Tomatoes Book

Rapid Damage Free Robotic Harvesting of Tomatoes


  • Author : Jizhan Liu
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-06-23
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 460
  • ISBN 10 : 9789811612848

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Rapid Damage Free Robotic Harvesting of Tomatoes Excerpt :

This book shares the latest findings on this topic, systematically introduces readers to advances made in robotic harvesting around the globe, and explores the relations between the development of robotic harvesting and the respective social/economic conditions and agricultural business patterns in various countries/regions. Due to the unstructured setting it is used in, and to the significant differences between individual fruit and vegetable targets, robotic harvesting is currently considered to be one of the most challenging robotics technologies. Accordingly, research into this area involves the integration of various aspects, including biomechanics, optimization design, advanced perception and intelligent control. In addition to rapid and damage-free robotic harvesting, which reflects the multidisciplinary nature of the topic, further aspects addressed include gripping collisions with viscoelastic objects, using lasers to cut plant material, plant-fruit response to vacuum sucking and pulling, and performance probability distribution. Highlighting outstanding innovations and reflecting the latest advances in intelligent agricultural equipment in China, the book offers a unique and valuable resource.

Proceedings of the 12th National Technical Seminar on Unmanned System Technology 2020 Book

Proceedings of the 12th National Technical Seminar on Unmanned System Technology 2020


  • Author : Khalid Isa
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-09-24
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 1195
  • ISBN 10 : 9789811624063

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Proceedings of the 12th National Technical Seminar on Unmanned System Technology 2020 Excerpt :

This book comprises the proceedings of the 12th National Technical Symposium on Unmanned System Technology 2020 (NUSYS’20) held on October 27–28, 2020. It covers a number of topics, including intelligent robotics, novel sensor technology, control algorithms, acoustics signal processing, imaging techniques, biomimetic robots, green energy sources, and underwater communication backbones and protocols, and it appeals to researchers developing marine technology solutions and policy-makers interested in technologies to facilitate the exploration of coastal and oceanic regions.

Techno Societal 2020 Book
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Techno Societal 2020


  • Author : Prashant M. Pawar
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-06-19
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 1137
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030699253

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Techno Societal 2020 Excerpt :

This book, divided in two volumes, originates from Techno-Societal 2020: the 3rd International Conference on Advanced Technologies for Societal Applications, Maharashtra, India, that brings together faculty members of various engineering colleges to solve Indian regional relevant problems under the guidance of eminent researchers from various reputed organizations. The focus of this volume is on technologies that help develop and improve society, in particular on issues such as advanced and sustainable technologies for manufacturing processes, environment, livelihood, rural employment, agriculture, energy, transport, sanitation, water, education. This conference aims to help innovators to share their best practices or products developed to solve specific local problems which in turn may help the other researchers to take inspiration to solve problems in their region. On the other hand, technologies proposed by expert researchers may find applications in different regions. This offers a multidisciplinary platform for researchers from a broad range of disciplines of Science, Engineering and Technology for reporting innovations at different levels.

Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Computer and Communication Technologies Book

Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Computer and Communication Technologies


  • Author : Suresh Chandra Satapathy
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-09-03
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 833
  • ISBN 10 : 9788132225232

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Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Computer and Communication Technologies Excerpt :

The book is about all aspects of computing, communication, general sciences and educational research covered at the Second International Conference on Computer & Communication Technologies held during 24-26 July 2015 at Hyderabad. It hosted by CMR Technical Campus in association with Division – V (Education & Research) CSI, India. After a rigorous review only quality papers are selected and included in this book. The entire book is divided into three volumes. Three volumes cover a variety of topics which include medical imaging, networks, data mining, intelligent computing, software design, image processing, mobile computing, digital signals and speech processing, video surveillance and processing, web mining, wireless sensor networks, circuit analysis, fuzzy systems, antenna and communication systems, biomedical signal processing and applications, cloud computing, embedded systems applications and cyber security and digital forensic. The readers of these volumes will be highly benefited from the technical contents of the topics.