The swings of cockroach legs as rough sine waves

The swings of cockroach legs as rough sine waves

The swings of the cockroach's legs can be graphed similarly to a pendulum's swings into sine waves. These lead to better mathematical understanding of the insect's locomotion. Credit: Georgia Tech / Sponberg / Neveln

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Research, Life Sciences and Biology, Physics and Physical Sciences, Robotics
Keywords
robot, Roach, Cockroach, phase-coupled oscillations, GAIT, walk, running, running ability, walking ability, Coupled-oscillator network, locomotion, locomotor, locomotor instability, central nervous system, Information-based centralization, global control, local control, global signal, local signal, kinematics, robotic, centralization-decentralization axis, Kuramoto, mechanosensory feedback, Inertia, entropy
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  • Created By: Ben Brumfield
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Aug 22, 2019 - 4:17pm
  • Last Updated: Aug 22, 2019 - 4:17pm