Wire-Driven Robot Fish
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AbstractIn this chapter, a class of wire-driven robot fish is presented. It comprises of a streamlined body and a flapping tail, which is designed based on the biomimetic wire-driven mechanism (BWDM). The BWDM mimics not only the fish body skeletal structure but also the muscle arrangement. As a result, the wire-driven robot fish can well replicate various fish flapping motion with minimum number of actuators and thus, has simple structure and excellent propulsion efficiency. Three wire-driven robot fish are presented. The first one is driven by one motor and swims in oscillatory form; the second one is driven by two motors and swims in undulatory form; and the third one can mimic both shark swim and dolphin swim.
All Author(s) ListLI Zheng, DU Ruxu
All Editor(s) ListRuxu Du, Zheng Li, Kamal Youcef-Toumi, Pablo Valdivia y Alvarado
Book titleRobot Fish: Bio-inspired Fishlike Underwater Robots
Detailed descriptioned. by Ruxu Du, Zheng Li Kamal Youcef-Toumi and Pablo Valdiviay Alvarad.
Year2015
PublisherSpringer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Pages51 - 92
ISBN978-3-662-46869-2
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom

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