Robot fish with novel wire-driven continuum flapping propulsor
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AbstractThis paper presents a robot fish with a novel continuum flapping propulsor. It is actuated by the biomimetic wire-driven mechanism. The fish tail is made from a continuous elastic plate. One pair of wire is used to control the tail flapping. Compared with the traditional multi-joint design, in this design the flapping motion could better fit the fish swimming curve, as a result improving the propulsion efficiency. Results show that the propulsion efficiency of the robot could reach 64.4%. © (2013) Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland.
All Author(s) ListLi Z., Du R., Zhang Y., Li H.
Name of Conference2nd International Conference on Mechatronics and Applied Mechanics, ICMAM 2012
Start Date of Conference08/12/2012
End Date of Conference09/12/2012
Country/Region of ConferenceTaiwan
Year2013
Month3
Day12
Volume Number300-301
PublisherScitec Publications Ltd.
Place of PublicationSwitzerland
Pages510 - 514
ISBN9783037856512
ISSN1660-9336
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom
KeywordsBiomimetic, Robot fish, Under actuation, Wire-driven mechanism

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