Corpus ID: 235765620

Design and Deployment of an Autonomous Unmanned Ground Vehicle for Urban Firefighting Scenarios

@article{Jindal2021DesignAD,
  title={Design and Deployment of an Autonomous Unmanned Ground Vehicle for Urban Firefighting Scenarios},
  author={Kshitij Jindal and Anthony Wang and Dinesh Thakur and Alex Zhou and Vojtěch Spurn{\'y} and Viktor Walter and George Broughton and Tom{\'a}{\vs} Krajn{\'i}k and Martin Saska and Giuseppe Loianno},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2021},
  volume={abs/2107.03582}
}
Autonomous mobile robots have the potential to solve missions that are either too complex or dangerous to be accomplished by humans. In this paper, we address the design and autonomous deployment of a ground vehicle equipped with a robotic arm for urban firefighting scenarios. We describe the hardware design and algorithm approaches for autonomous navigation, planning, fire source identification and abatement in unstructured urban scenarios. The approach employs on-board sensors for autonomous… Expand

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