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Journal of Automation and Control. 2017, 5(2), 50-53
DOI: 10.12691/automation-5-2-4
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Friction Difference as Principle of Robot Locomotion

Alexander Gmiterko1, Ľubica Miková1, Ivan Virgala1, Tomáš Lipták1 and Michal Kelemen1,

1Department of Mechatronics, Technical University of Kosice, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Kosice, Slovak Republic

Pub. Date: December 11, 2017

Cite this paper:
Alexander Gmiterko, Ľubica Miková, Ivan Virgala, Tomáš Lipták and Michal Kelemen. Friction Difference as Principle of Robot Locomotion. Journal of Automation and Control. 2017; 5(2):50-53. doi: 10.12691/automation-5-2-4

Abstract

Paper deals with friction difference principle, which is used as basic principle of robot locomotion. Piezoactuator is used as driving unit for locomotion. Structure of robot is described and also steady state velocity is derived.

Keywords:
friction difference pipe locomotion piezoactuator

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