Swimming Robots Have Scaling Laws, Too

Youngsu Cha, Jeffrey Laut, Paul Phamduy, Maurizio Porfiri

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Abstract

Aquatic animals of vastly different size show a simple relationship between swimming speed and body kinematics. Swimming robots, whose morphology and gaits are inspired by those animals, are not an exception.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number7120150
Pages (from-to)598-600
Number of pages3
JournalIEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics
Volume21
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1 2016

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Scaling laws
Animals
Robots
Kinematics
Swimming

Keywords

  • Biologically-inspired robots
  • biomimetics
  • marine robotics
  • smart actuators

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Computer Science Applications

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Swimming Robots Have Scaling Laws, Too. / Cha, Youngsu; Laut, Jeffrey; Phamduy, Paul; Porfiri, Maurizio.

In: IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, Vol. 21, No. 1, 7120150, 01.02.2016, p. 598-600.

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Cha, Youngsu ; Laut, Jeffrey ; Phamduy, Paul ; Porfiri, Maurizio. / Swimming Robots Have Scaling Laws, Too. In: IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics. 2016 ; Vol. 21, No. 1. pp. 598-600.
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