Accession Number:

ADA277899

Title:

A Reconfiguration Study for the NavLab II Mobile Robot

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

CARNEGIE-MELLON UNIV PITTSBURGH PA ROBOTICS INST

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1994-01-07

Pagination or Media Count:

15.0

Abstract:

The NavLab II mobile robot was built approximately three years ago to serve as a general purpose autonomous navigation testbed. Since that time, a number of sensors and sensor support equipment has been added to the vehicle, increasing the vehicle power draw and weight and decreasing the systems overall performance. This report describes a power and weight distribution study that was done as a precursor to a redesign of the vehicle configuration. The engineers used these power consumption measurements and the vehicle weight distribution in the design of the next version of the NavLab 11.

Subject Categories:

  • Land and Riverine Navigation and Guidance

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE