A remotely operated robotic system for urban search and rescue

Kyungmin Jeong, Jongkyu Kang, Geunhyung Lee, Sung Uk Lee, Yongchil Seo, Seungho Jung, Seungho Kim

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This paper introduces a remotely operated robotic system being developed for urban search and rescue. It consists of two mobile robots named "QuadTrack" and "Centipede" respectively. The QuadTrack lias four modular track arms which can be driven independently to get traction force. The modular track arms can also be rotated with respect to their arm axes to lift the body. The Centipede is a multi-linked mobile robot having multiple driving wheels and active joints. The QuadTrack carries the Centipede to the collapsed areas where victims could be under the rubbles. This paper describes the structures of the robots and shows some experimental results.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2006 SICE-ICASE International Joint Conference
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 2006 Dec 1
Event2006 SICE-ICASE International Joint Conference - Busan, Korea, Republic of
Duration: 2006 Oct 182006 Oct 21

Publication series

Name2006 SICE-ICASE International Joint Conference


Other2006 SICE-ICASE International Joint Conference
CountryKorea, Republic of

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computer Science Applications
  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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    Jeong, K., Kang, J., Lee, G., Lee, S. U., Seo, Y., Jung, S., & Kim, S. (2006). A remotely operated robotic system for urban search and rescue. In 2006 SICE-ICASE International Joint Conference (pp. 3142-3145). [4108184] (2006 SICE-ICASE International Joint Conference). https://doi.org/10.1109/SICE.2006.314820