Java Simulator for Quadruped Walking Robot

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With advances in science and technology, the interest to study the animals walking has developed the demand for building the legged robots. Physics-based simulation and control of quadruped locomotion is difficult because quadrupeds are unstable, under actuated, high-dimensional dynamical systems. We develop a simple control strategy that can be used to generate a large variety of gaits and styles in real-time, including walking in all directions (forwards, backwards, sideways, turning). The application named JQuadRobot is developed in Java and Java3D API. A Graphical User Interface and a simulator for a custom quadruped leg's robot and the main features of the interface are presented in this paper. This application is developed in Java and is essential in a development motion for legged robot. The friendly interface, allows any user to define and test movements for this robot. The cross-platform capability was the first reason to choose Java language for developing this application.

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Periodical:

Solid State Phenomena (Volumes 166-167)

Edited by:

Cornel Brișan, Vistrian Mătieș, Sergiu-Dan Stan and Stelian Brad

Pages:

445-450

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/SSP.166-167.445

Citation:

S. Vatau et al., "Java Simulator for Quadruped Walking Robot", Solid State Phenomena, Vols. 166-167, pp. 445-450, 2010

Online since:

September 2010

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