ReCUS

 

General description of the walking machine project

Name of the walking machine/project: ReCUS (Remotley Controlled Underwater Surveyor
Begin and end of the Project: 1976-1979
Project costs:
Building effort [person years]:
Source of financial support:???

Research group

Technical Research Center Komatsu Ltd. Japan

Staff of the project:

Y. Ishino
T. Naruse
T. Sawano
N. Honma

Information via www:
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Contact address:
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Technical data of the walking machine

Dimension Capacity Mobility Energy supply
Length 8.15m Max. speed 0,07 m/s Number of legs 8 Energy supply ???
Height 6.4m Weight 29t Act. degrees of freedom 10 Power supply ???
Width 5.35m Load ??? Pas. degrees of freedom ???Power consumption

References

RIHMO (Legged Robot For Harzardous Environments)

General description of the walking machine project

Name of the walking machine/project: RIHMO ((Legged Robot For Harzardous Environments)
Begin and end of the Project: January 1990 until December 1993
Project costs:
Building effort [person years]:
Source of financial support:CICYT ROB 90-1044-C02-01

Research group

Institute for Industrial Automation (CSIC), Laboratory of Automatic Control (CIEMAT)

Staff of the project:

Dr. Pablo Gouzalez de Santos (Director)
Dr. Manuel A. Armada
Dr. Maria A. Jimenez
Jeres Reviejo
Juan Tabera

Information via www:

Contact address:

Dr. Maria A. Jimenez, Institute for Industrial Automation
La Poueda, Arganda del Rey, E-28850 Madrid, Spain
Tel: ++34-1-8711900, Fax: ++34-1-8717050, Email: antonia@iai.es

Technical data of the walking machine

Dimension Capacity Mobility Energy supply
Length 0.736m Max. speed 1cm/s Number of legs 4 Energy supply
Hight 0.344m Weight 67kg Act. degrees of freedom 12 Power supply
Width 0.719m Load 1kg Pas. degrees of freedom 4 Power consumption 15Watt

References

[Jimenez et al., 1993, Jimenez and de Santos, 1995]

ROBINSPEC

General description of the walking machine project

Name of the walking machine/project: ROBINSPEC
Begin and end of the Project: 1/1/95 - 31/12/96
Project costs:5500 $
Building effort [person years]: 2
Source of financial support:POP Sicilia 90/93

Research group

DEES Systems and Control Group

Staff of the project:

L. Fortuna A. Gallo G. Muscato G. Giudice R. Lo Giudice

Information via www: http://sun158.dees.unict.it/~giovanni/ROBIN.HTM

Contact address:

Giovanni Muscato, Dipartimento Elettrico Elettronico e Sistemistico
viale A. Doria 6, 95125 CATANIA, ITALY
Tel: ++39 95 339535, Fax: ++39 95 330793, Email: giomus@dees.unict.it

Technical data of the walking machine

Dimension Capacity Mobility Energy supply
Length 0.4m Max. speed 200cm/min Number of legs 3 Energy supply Electrical
Hight 0.3m Weight 6kg Act. degrees of freedom 3 Power supply 12V DC
Width 0.3m Load 1kg Pas. degrees of freedom 0 Power consumption 75Watt

References

see http://sun158.dees.unict.it/~giovanni/ROBIN.HTM

Robot hexapode

General description of the walking machine project

Name of the walking machine/project: Robot hexapode
Begin and end of the Project: Jan. 1989 - Jun. 1989
Project costs:700 DM
Building effort [person years]: 1,5
Source of financial support: Internal Financement

Research group

Laboratoire de Microinformatique, LAMI

Staff of the project:

Prof. J.D. Nicoud (director)
Mr. F. Mondada

Information via www: http://lamiwww.epfl.ch/w3lami/team/mondada/robots/robots.html

Contact address:

Mr. F. Mondada, Laboratoire de Microinformatique, LAMI
EPFL - INF - Ecublens, CH-1015 Lausanne, Schweiz
Tel.: ++41 21 693-2642, Fax: ++41 21 693-5263, Email: mondada@di.epfl.ch

Technical data of the walking machine

Dimension Capacity Mobility Energy supply
Length 0.3m Max. speed 0,2m/s Number of legs 6 Energy supply DC motor
Hight 0.13m Weight 400g Act. degrees of freedom 5 Power supply 5V
Width 0.08m Load - Pas. degrees of freedom 0 Power consumption 1A

References

[Heinzelmann, 1992]

Robot Bipede 1

General description of the walking machine project

Name of the walking machine/project: Robot Bipede 1
Begin and end of the Project: 1991 - 1994
Project costs:70000FF
Building effort [person years]: 5
Source of financial support:Laboratoire des Sciences de l'Image,
de l'Informatique et de la Teledetection (LSIIT)

Research group

LSIIT - GRAVIR

Staff of the project:

Dr. Gabriel Abba
Dr. Nicolas Chaillet
Gonzalo Cabodevila

Information via www:

Contact address:

Dr. Gabriel Abba, Ecole Nationale Superieure de Physique de Strasbourg
Bld Sebastien Brant, 67400 Ilkirch, FRANCE
Tel: ++33 88 65 50 70 - 50 85, Fax: ++33 88 65 54 89 - 52 49, Email: cabodevi@hp1gra.u-strasbg.fr

Technical data of the walking machine

Dimension Capacity Mobility Energy supply
Length 0.3m Max. speed 30cm/s Number of legs 2 Energy supply DC
Hight 0.8m Weight 15kg Act. degrees of freedom 5 Power supply
Width 0.3m Load - Pas. degrees of freedom - Power consumption 70Watt

References

[Chaillet et al., 1993], [Chaillet., 1993], [Chaillet et al., 1994], [Chaillet. and Abba, 1995], [Cabodevilla et al., 1995]

roboTRAC

General description of the walking machine project

Name of the walking machine/project: roboTRAC (roboter-TRACtor)
Begin and end of the Project:
Project costs:2600 DM
Building effort [person years]: 2,5
Source of financial support: None

Research group

Firma Siltec, ETH Z"urich, Universit"at Duisburg

Staff of the project:

Herr Werder (director)
Prof. G. Schweizer (director)
Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. M. Hiller (director)

Information via www: http://dagobert.imech.uni-duisburg.de

Contact address:

Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. M. Hiller, Fachgebiet Mechatronik,
Fachbereich Maschinenbau, 47048 Duisburg
Tel.: ++49 203 379 3337, Fax: ++49 203 379 4143

Technical data of the walking machine

Dimension Capacity Mobility Energy supply
Length 0.55m Max. speed 0,08m/s Number of legs 4 Energy supply servos
Height 0.15m Weight 1,3kg Act. degrees of freedom 8 Power supply -
Width 0.27m Load 400g Pas. degrees of freedom 0 Power consumption 10Watt

References

[Hiller and Schmitz, 1990], [Hiller and Schmitz, 1991], [Hiller et al., 1992], [Hiller, 1994]

Robug III

General description of the walking machine project

Name of the walking machine/project: ROBUG III - An Articulated Limb Climbing Robot
Begin and end of the Project: Jan 1993 - Dec. 1995
Project costs: 1M ecu
Building effort [person years]: 13,5
Source of financial support: Financial support by the EC Teleman Scheme, Teleman 44
Building effort [person years]: about 50

Research group

Portech Mobile Robotics Laboratory

Staff of the project:

Prof. A. Collie (director)
Dr. B.L. Luk
Mr. T.S. White
Mr. V. Piefort
Mr. D. Cooke
Mrs. J. Beer

Information via www: http://ag-vp-www.informatik.uni-kl.de/Projekte/Robug-III/Robug-III.htm

Contact address:

Prof. Dr. A. Collie, Portech Mobile Robotics Laboratory, Universiy of Portsmouth,
Department of Electrical Engingeering, Anglesea Building, Anglesea Road, Portsmouth PO1 3DJ, UK
Tel: ++44 1705 842583 (492344), Fax: ++44 1705 842355 (492333), Email: aac@ee.port.ac.uk

Technical data of the walking machine

Dimension Capacity Mobility Energy supply
Length 0.8m Max. speed 0.1m/s Number of legs 8 Energy supply pneumatic
Height 0.6m Weight 60kg Act. degrees of freedom 6 Power supply compressed air
Width 0.6m Load 100kg Pas. degrees of freedom - Power consumption 14bar

References

[Cooke et al., 1994], [Luk et al., 1994], [Luk et al., 1995]

Roboty

General description of the walking machine project

Name of the walking machine/project: Roboty
Begin and end of the Project: June 1995 - Present
Project costs:
Building effort [person years]: 2
Source of financial support:Taygeta Scientific Inc.

Research group

Robitics Division, Taygeta Scientific Inc.

Staff of the project:

Everett (Skip) Carter http://www.taygeta.com/resume.html

Information via www: http://www.taygeta.com/robotics.html

Contact address:

Skip Carter, Taygeta Scientific Inc.
1340 Munras Ave. Suite 223, Monterey, Ca 93940, USA
Tel: ++1 408 641-0645, Fax: Email: skip@taygeta.com

Technical data of the walking machine

Dimension Capacity Mobility Energy supply
Length 0.38m Max. speed Number of legs 6 Energy supply DC-servos
Height 0.2m Weight Act. degrees of freedom 12 Power supply batteries, 85 mA
Width 0.18m Load Pas. degrees of freedom 6 Power consumption

References

ROMA (Multifunctional autonomous self-supported climbing robot)

General description of the walking machine project

Name of the walking machine/project: ROMA (Multifunctional autonomous self-supported climbing robot)
Begin and end of the Project: June 1995 until June 1998
Project costs:
Building effort [person years]: 5
Source of financial support:CICYT TAP95-0088 (Spanish Goverment)

Research group

Department of Electrical Engineering, University Carlos III of Madrid, (Spain)

Staff of the project:

Dr. Carlos Balaguer Bernaldo de Quirós (Director)
Dr. Emilio Olías Ruiz
Dr. José Manuel Pastor
Dr. Mohamed Abderrahim
Antonio Giménez Fernández
Victor Manuel Padrón Nápoles
Andrés Barrado Bautista

Information via www:

Contact address:

Antonio Giménez Fernández, University Carlos III of Madrid
c/ Butarque, 15, Cod. Post. 28017 Leganés (Madrid), Spain
Tel: ++34 1 6249480, Fax: ++34 1 6249430, Email: agimenez@ing.uc3m.es

Technical data of the walking machine

Dimension Capacity Mobility Energy supply
Length 0.736m Max. speed 1m/min Number of legs 2 Energy supply DC-servos
Hight 0.344m Weight 92kg Act. degrees of freedom 8 Power supply 24V DC
Width 0.4m Load 5kg Pas. degrees of freedom 6 Power consumption 130Watt

References

[Balaguer et al., 1998]