Simple Robot Rolling Dynamically

This is a simple robot consisting of a flexible piece of steel and a single linear actuator controlled to roll in either desired direction only by changing its shape. Computation and power are offboard.

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6 thoughts on “Simple Robot Rolling Dynamically

  1. If you add weight …
    If you add weight to the wheel and/or make the actuator faster it will move continuously and not at 90 degrees steps, did you ever tried it yet?

  2. @ElliotovHull not …
    @ElliotovHull not all uses are discovered immediately, and like he said it is a simple robot.

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