A Concept Selection Method for Designing Climbing Robots

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This paper presents a concept selection methodology, inspired by the Verein Deutscher Ingenieure (VDI) model and Pugh's weighted matrix method, for designing climbing robots conceptually based on an up-to-date literature review. The proposed method is illustrated with a case study of ongoing research, the investigation of an adaptable and energetically autonomous climbing robot, in Loughborough University.

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Fang-Jung Shiou, Jeng-Ywan Jeng and Liang-Kuang Chen

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J. L. Guo et al., "A Concept Selection Method for Designing Climbing Robots", Key Engineering Materials, Vol. 649, pp. 22-29, 2015

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