Adaptive suspension of the in-line diagnostic robot

Adaptive suspension of the in-line diagnostic robot

Vladislav A. Volkov
Russian State Scientific Center for Robotics and Technical Cybernetics (RTC), Designer, 21, Tikhoretsky pr., Saint Petersburg, 194064, Russia, tel.: +7(812)552-04-77, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Received December 19, 2023

The design of the transport module of a wheeled in-line diagnostic robotic complex with an adaptive suspension was presented. The equations of kinetostatics of the passive part of the adaptive suspension are described. Based on the initial data, the design parameters of the passive part of the adaptive suspension were determined, and computer modeling was performed in a straight pipe. The scope of further research has been determined.

Key words
In-pipe inspection system, mobile robotic platform, diagnostics of pipelines, spring suspension, wheeled robot.

The work was carried out within the framework of R&D carried out by the Russian State Scientific Center for Robotics and Technical Cybernetics in the implementation of a comprehensive project to create a high-tech production «Development of a robotic diagnostic complex for in-line inspection of pipelines» with financial support from the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation; subsidy agreement No. 075-11-2022-035.


Bibliographic description
Volkov, V.A. (2024), "Adaptive suspension of the in-line diagnostic robot", Robotics and Technical Cybernetics, vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 63-70, DOI: 10.31776/RTCJ.12108. (in Russian).

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