Publications / 1988 Proceedings of the 5th ISARC, Tokyo, Japan

Rubble Leveling Robot in Underwater Construction

Toshihisa Naruse, Toshiyuki Sawano, Kazuki Iida
Pages 727-736 (1988 Proceedings of the 5th ISARC, Tokyo, Japan, ISSN 2413-5844)

In this article, the rubble leveling robot is introduced as an example of robotics in underwater works; this robot is operated remotely by operators on the support vessel to carry out rubble leveling work in the construction of breakwater foundation mounds, taking the place of manual labor of divers. This robot is 8-legged walking robot which shows the outstanding mobility and stability on uneven grounds. Due to this feature, it is applicable to a wide diversity of underwater works.

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