Development of slider-crank based pole climbing robot

@article{Lau2013DevelopmentOS,
  title={Development of slider-crank based pole climbing robot},
  author={S. C. Lau and W. A. F. W. Othman and Elmi Abu Bakar},
  journal={2013 IEEE International Conference on Control System, Computing and Engineering},
  year={2013},
  pages={471-476}
}
In this paper, a slider-crank based pole climbing robot will be discussed. The robot is designed to climb a pole of perimeter 35cm upward and downward, and its weight is limited to 3kg. It utilizes the combination of slider-crank mechanism for its climbing module and modular mechanism for its gripping module. In this work, the overall climbing motion can be completed in 6 steps. The benefits of this robot are low cost, simple mechanism, easy to control and fabricate. The robot has been built… CONTINUE READING

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