A case study of mobile robot's energy consumption and conservation techniques

  title={A case study of mobile robot's energy consumption and conservation techniques},
  author={Yongguo Mei and Yung-Hsiang Lu and Yu Hu and C.S.G. Lee},
  journal={ICAR '05. Proceedings., 12th International Conference on Advanced Robotics, 2005.},
Mobile robots are used in many applications, such as carpet cleaning, pickup and delivery, search and rescue, and entertainment. Energy limitation is one of the most important challenges for mobile robots. Most existing studies on mobile robots focus on motion planning to reduce motion power. However, motion is not the only power consumer. In this paper, we present a case study of a mobile robot called Pioneer 3DX. We analyze the energy consumers. We build power models for motion, sonar sensing… 

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