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  • Author:
    D. J. Todd
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    0850389321
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    978-0850389326
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    Springer; 1 edition (June 30, 1985)
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    190 pages
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An Introduction to Legged Robots. The heart of the book is the next three chapters on the theory and engineering of legged robots.

Walking Machines book. Walking Machines: A Introduction to Legged Robots. This book should be of interest to practising engineers and as a reference for academics.

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Walking machines have potential advantages over traditional vehicles, and they have already succeeded in carrying out many .

Walking machines have potential advantages over traditional vehicles, and they have already succeeded in carrying out many tasks that wheeled or tracked robots cannot handle. Nevertheless, their use in industry and services is currently limited in scope. Скачать (pdf, . 7 Mb) Читать.

The first chapter of this book traces the history of the development of walking machines from the original ideas of man-amplifiers and military rough-ground transport to today's diverse academic and industrial research and development projects. It concludes with a brief account of research on other unusual methods of locomotion. The heart of the book is the next three chapters on the theory and engineering of legged robots. Chapter 2 presents the basics of land loco­ motion, going on to consider the energetics of legged movement and the description and classification of gaits. Chapter 3, dealing with the mechanics of legged vehicles, goes into leg number and arrangement, and discusses mechanical design and actuation methods. Chapter 4 deals with analysis and control, describing the aims of control theory and the methods of modelling and control which have been used for both highly dynamic robots and multi-legged machines. Having dealt with the theory of control it is necessary to discuss the computing system on which control is to be implemented. This is done in Chapter 5, which covers architectures, sensing, algorithms and pro­ gramming languages. Chapter 6 brings together the threads of the theory and engineering discussed in earlier chapters and summarizes the current walking machine research projects. Finally, the applications, both actual and potential, of legged locomotion are described. Introduction Research into legged machines is expanding rapidly. There are several reasons why this is happening at this particular time.