On a manipulative difficulty of a mobile robot with multiple trailers for pushing and towing

Wen Li, Takashi Tsubouchi, Shin'ichi Yuta

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In this paper, the index about the manipulative difficulty for a mobile robot towing and pushing multiple trailers to follow a straight line is proposed. It will be useful to design such a tractor-trailers system. Some examples of the manipulative difficulty index was calculated with changing the number of trailers when the mobile robot pushes and tows the trailers.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)13-18
Number of pages6
JournalProceedings - IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation
Publication statusPublished - 1999 Jan 1
EventProceedings of the 1999 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, ICRA99 - Detroit, MI, USA
Duration: 1999 May 101999 May 15


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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