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JRM Vol.17 No.2 pp. 226-231
doi: 10.20965/jrm.2005.p0226
(2005)

Development Report:

Simple Humanoid Biped Robot with PIC Microcomputer for University Education

Yoshihiko Takahashi, and Masayoshi Kohda

Department of System Design Engineering, Kanagawa Institute of Technology, 1030 Shimo-Ogino, Atsugi, Kanagawa 243-0292, Japan

Received:
October 17, 2004
Accepted:
January 31, 2005
Published:
April 20, 2005
Keywords:
humanoid, biped robots, PIC microcomputers, teaching materials
Abstract

A simple humanoid biped robot has been developed as teaching material for university students who want to fabricate intelligent robots. Affordable key components are used so that students can fabricate the whole robot themselves step by step to understand each level. Evaluation experiments were conducted by undergraduate students. The results of a questionnaire showed that over half of respondents were interested in fabricating the robot. The evaluation confirmed that the robot was suitable as teaching material.

Cite this article as:
Yoshihiko Takahashi and Masayoshi Kohda, “Simple Humanoid Biped Robot with PIC Microcomputer for University Education,” J. Robot. Mechatron., Vol.17, No.2, pp. 226-231, 2005.
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