Mechanical Design of Odin, an Extendable Heterogeneous Deformable Modular Robot: Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2008

Andreas Lyder, Ricardo Franco Mendoza Garcia, Kasper Støy

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Highly sophisticated animals consist of a set of heterogenous modules decided by nature so that they can survive in a complex environment. In this paper we present a new modular robot inspired by biology called Odin. The Odin robot is based on a deformable lattice and consists of an extendable set of heterogeneous modules. We present the design and implementation of a cubic closed-packed (CCP) joint module, a telescoping link, and a flexible connection mechanism. The developed robot is highly versatile and opens up for a wide range of new research in modular robotics.
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Publication date2008
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - 2008

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