Guidelines for building experimental mobile robots with off-the-shelf components

Özkil, Ali Gürcan
Robotics is an emerging field, and it is also affecting several other fields. Design of robotic platforms gains more importance since the focus and aim of the robotics research broadens widely and the variety of the users is significant. This work aims to present the design of a modular mobile robotic platform, which should be simple, easy to build and easy to use. The concept of modularity, usage of off-the shelf components and utilizing a PC platform, are addressed in this work. As a result of this work, a conceptual design is presented, and a prototype is built to highlight some important aspects of the conceptual design.


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A. G. Özkil, “Guidelines for building experimental mobile robots with off-the-shelf components,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2008.