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JRM Vol.22 No.3 pp. 293-300
doi: 10.20965/jrm.2010.p0293
(2010)

Paper:

Tracked-Vehicle Clutching Position Detectability on Bumps by Distributed Inclination Sensors

Daisuke Inoue, Kazunori Ohno, Masashi Konyo,
and Satoshi Tadokoro

Graduate School of Information Sciences, Tohoku University, 6-6-01 Aramaki Aza Aoba, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi 980-8579, Japan

Received:
October 21, 2009
Accepted:
February 12, 2010
Published:
June 20, 2010
Keywords:
distributed touch sensor, tracked vehicle, bump, shoes’ inclination, reflector
Abstract

We develop Distributed Inclination Sensors (DISs) to measure the distributed inclination of track shoes, i.e., determining where a tracked vehicle clutches road bumps using the reflection-intensity inclination of track shoes due to dead weight. We confirmed in experiments that dead weight on a slope is a major factor in measurement error.

Cite this article as:
Daisuke Inoue, Kazunori Ohno, Masashi Konyo, and
and Satoshi Tadokoro, “Tracked-Vehicle Clutching Position Detectability on Bumps by Distributed Inclination Sensors,” J. Robot. Mechatron., Vol.22, No.3, pp. 293-300, 2010.
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