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JRM Vol.35 No.2 pp. 343-346
doi: 10.20965/jrm.2023.p0343
(2023)

Letter:

Speed Control of Mobile Robots Using Vibration Stimuli from Bumpy Road Surface

Ryosuke Mizoguchi, Yuki Minami ORCID Icon, and Masato Ishikawa

Osaka University
2-1 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565-0871, Japan

Received:
October 21, 2022
Accepted:
December 15, 2022
Published:
April 20, 2023
Keywords:
mobile robot, speed control, bump, vibration stimuli
Abstract

Speed bumps and rumble strips have been introduced into the traffic infrastructure to improve traffic safety. When a vehicle travels on a road where speed bumps and rumble strips are installed, vibration stimuli are transmitted to the driver to encourage control of the speed and position of the vehicle. In this letter, speed bumps are applied to an automated driving system. More precisely, this letter considers the speed control of a mobile robot using vibration stimuli from bumpy road surfaces. We formulated a design problem for a speed control law for a mobile robot and proposed a controller that can adjust the speed according to road surface geometry. The performance of the proposed method was verified via simulation using Unity.

Speed control using bumpy road surface

Speed control using bumpy road surface

Cite this article as:
R. Mizoguchi, Y. Minami, and M. Ishikawa, “Speed Control of Mobile Robots Using Vibration Stimuli from Bumpy Road Surface,” J. Robot. Mechatron., Vol.35 No.2, pp. 343-346, 2023.
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