4P Quadruped Robot Concept

4P is a small quadruped robot designed to teach more complex mobility functions with the use of inverse kinematics and stabilization algorithms.

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The concept behind 4P is that it has to be build with the resource of a CNC and some other basic tools and be cheap enough to be used as a disposable platform for teaching and learning.

Based on the original design we arrived at the following specifications:

  • 3mm Acrylic parts
  • 12 mini servos for 3DOF per leg
  • small arduino based board (Legion family)
  • light weight battery (lithium or equivalent)
  • RF communication for debug and basic sensor feedback

 

 

 

3 comments

  1. Jesus David Nuñez Campo says:

    Have you try to build a model for instance in scilab with the robotics toolkit to test some machine learning targeting to get acquanted with surfaces or other related tasks?

    • Tiago Carita says:

      Thank you, I did not knew about Scilab.
      The 4P is still in early stages, we’re just working on the Basic Mechanics yet so We are focused on materials usage/reduction/design and stress related issues but I will have a look at the software, there a lot of wonderful tools out there.

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