Design & Modeling of a Tractor Wheel-Based Climbing Robot for Circular Pole with Two Degree of Freedom

6 Pages Posted: 25 Jun 2019

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Piyush Laad

Institute of Engineering and Science

Date Written: June 21, 2019

Abstract

This paper describes the development of climbing robot for a uniformly cylindrical structure, such as an outdoor telephone pole. This robot, centre shaft motor of 12 V-mass 2.5 kg, pole diameter 10-15cm and 4 tractor wheels includes several features, linkage designs, to provide high speed climbing. The primary goal of this project was to design, construct and testing a robot that could successfully climb on a circular pole with two degree of freedom. After analyzing existing climbing robot designs, a robot prototype was built using calculations. Our prime consideration in designing pole climbing robot with simple in design and light in weight. The mechanical structure is designed to move on the circular pole in upwards against the gravitational forces. To provide gripping we used tractor wheels. The results show that the robot can successfully climb the pole having two degree of freedom. Pole climbing robot has the potential to work as spray painting, welding, pipe cutting, and extreme height repairing work.

Keywords: actuator; adopter; DC Motor; gears; tractor wheels

Suggested Citation

Laad, Piyush, Design & Modeling of a Tractor Wheel-Based Climbing Robot for Circular Pole with Two Degree of Freedom (June 21, 2019). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3407880 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3407880

Piyush Laad (Contact Author)

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Institute of Engineering & Science,IPS Academy Kno
Indore, 452012
India

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