Parameter analysis and design framework for magnetic adhesion wall climbing wheeled robot
Hussain, S, Sattar, TP and Salinas, E (2012). Parameter analysis and design framework for magnetic adhesion wall climbing wheeled robot. International Journal of Intelligent Systems Technologies and Applications. 11 (1-2), pp. 102-116.
|Authors||Hussain, S, Sattar, TP and Salinas, E|
Some robots need to climb ferromagnetic walls for performing important inspections and evaluations of the material properties of these walls. This paper aims to establish a design framework for magnetically adhering wheeled robots having magnets attached to the base of the robot. The different design parameters influencing the magnetic adhesion include the geometry of the flux concentrator, the variation of the air gap on adhesion and climbing performance in addition to various types of materials for magnetic flux concentration. These parameters shaping adhesion behaviour are simulated numerically using magnetostatic analysis in ANSYS Finite Elements Method (FEM) software. The results are evaluated and a set of rules and procedures are created as a framework that will enable a more efficient design and construction of this type of robots. Copyright © 2012 Inderscience Enterprises Ltd.
|Journal||International Journal of Intelligent Systems Technologies and Applications|
|Journal citation||11 (1-2), pp. 102-116|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI)||doi:10.1504/ijista.2012.046546|
|16 Apr 2012|
|Publication process dates|
|Deposited||17 Dec 2018|
|Accepted||16 Apr 2012|
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