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Title:
MOBILE ROBOT
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2011/102528
Kind Code:
A1
Abstract:
Disclosed is a mobile robot provided with: a rotating frame (22) that can rotate with respect to a body (11) via a bearing mechanism (39); a plurality of extending legged wheels (25) provided at equal intervals on the rotating frame (22), each of said extending legged wheels having a first leg segment (26), one end of which is attached to the rotating frame (22) so as to be able to revolve, and a second leg segment (27), one end of which is attached to the first leg segment (26) so as to be able to revolve; a screw (32), on which threaded sections (35 and 36) are formed, that rotates and thereby moves runners (37 and 38); and a control mechanism (41) that couples the first and second arm segments (26 and 27) to the runners (37 and 38), causing the first and second arm segments (26 and 27) to revolve as the runners (37 and 38) move. When the screw (32) rotates and the runners (37 and 38) move, the extending legged wheels (25) open/close and the rotating frame (22) rotates, causing the extending legged wheels (25) to rotate. The disclosed mobile robot is small and portable, in addition to handing uneven terrain well.

Inventors:
UCHIDA, Yasuyuki (4-8-24 Kudan-Minami, Chiyoda-k, Tokyo 75, 〒1028275, JP)
Application Number:
JP2011/053818
Publication Date:
August 25, 2011
Filing Date:
February 22, 2011
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Assignee:
NIHON UNIVERSITY (4-8-24, Kudan-Minami Chiyoda-k, Tokyo 75, 〒1028275, JP)
学校法人日本大学 (〒75 東京都千代田区九段南四丁目8番24号 Tokyo, 〒1028275, JP)
International Classes:
B60B19/00; B62D57/024
Foreign References:
JPH08276876A
JPH017652Y2
JPS6325988B2
JPS604456A
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
KOIKE, Akira et al. (32F St. Luke's Tower, 8-1, Akashi-cho, Chuo-k, Tokyo 44, 〒1040044, JP)
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