UNMANNED AMPHIBIAN VEHICLE

Sanal P Joseph, Sandra P D, S Yadhukrishnan, Priyanka Mukesh

Abstract


Moving from water to land or vice versa, is a tough problem for a robot, because it has to completely change its gait and adapt to the new environment, without stopping. Animals deal with this problem by using sensory inputs as switches, which turn different neural control mechanisms on or off. These in turn are transformed into complex and coordinated movements in the body. The aim of this project is to develop a mobile robot, which can propel both in land and water. A robot could be a mechanical device, a manipulator designed to perform many different tasks and capable of repeated, variable programming. To perform its assigned tasks, the robot moves parts, objects, tools, and special devices by means of programmed motions and points.


Keywords


Bluetooth; robots; sensors; Unmanned amphibian vehicle; zigbee;

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