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Design of a glass climbing robot

NGUYEN, HUU PHUOC NGUYEN (2007) Design of a glass climbing robot. Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Wall-climbing robot is very useful in substituting human labors in dangerous and repetitive tasks like cleaning glass window in high building, maintenance, and inspection in industrial storage tank. A success in developing a climbing robot presents a huge economic benefit. This project aims to design a remote-controlled climbing robot that is able to operate on a vertical glass window. An effective adhesion mechanism using suction cups and solenoid valves had been designed. The locomotion mechanisms design based on a crossed-bar mechanism, utilizing pinion and rack. Detail drawings of the design and the robot specification had been finalized. A prototype was fabricated to demonstrate the design concept and its functionality. Control system of the robot, which includes an electrical circuit integrated with a C program, had been developed. Finally the functionality of the fabricated prototype was tested.

Item Type: Final Year Project
Academic Subject : Academic Department - Mechanical Engineering - Automotive - Engine - Engine design
Subject: T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
Divisions: Engineering > Mechanical
Depositing User: Users 2053 not found.
Date Deposited: 24 Oct 2013 14:56
Last Modified: 25 Jan 2017 09:45
URI: http://utpedia.utp.edu.my/id/eprint/9787

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