Terradynamics predicts robot motion

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Terradynamics predicts robot motion

Using a combination of theory and experiment, Georgia Tech researchers have developed a new approach for understanding and predicting how small legged robots – and potentially also animals – move on and interact with complex granular materials such as sand. (Credit: Georgia Tech/Inertia Films)

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Physics and Physical Sciences, Robotics
Keywords
granular media, legged robot, robot, sand, terradynamics
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  • Created By: John Toon
  • Created On: Mar 21, 2013 - 9:12am
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 10:58pm