A Study of an Earthworm type Inspection Robot Movable in Long Pipes

This paper describes development of a three somites earthworm type mobile inspection robot which is able to move in long pipes. We have many small diameter pipes which are gas or water pipes for individual or corporate houses and boilers or hot water pipes for industries. They are settled in the gro...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Authors: Manabu Ono, Shigeo Kato
Format: Article
Published: SAGE Publishing 2010-02-01
Series:International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems
Online Access:http://www.intechopen.com/articles/show/title/a-study-of-an-earthworm-type-inspection-robot-movable-in-long-pipes