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Title: Apparatus for obstacle traversion

Abstract

An apparatus for traversing obstacles having an elongated, round, flexible body that includes a plurality of drive track assemblies. The plurality of drive track assemblies cooperate to provide forward propulsion wherever a propulsion member is in contact with any feature of the environment, regardless of how many or which ones of the plurality of drive track assemblies make contact with such environmental feature.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1174981
Patent Number(s):
6774597
Application Number:
10/318,452
Assignee:
The Regents of the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B62 - LAND VEHICLES FOR TRAVELLING OTHERWISE THAN ON RAILS B62D - MOTOR VEHICLES
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B25 - HAND TOOLS B25J - MANIPULATORS
DOE Contract Number:  
FG04-86NE3796
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING

Citation Formats

Borenstein, Johann. Apparatus for obstacle traversion. United States: N. p., 2004. Web.
Borenstein, Johann. Apparatus for obstacle traversion. United States.
Borenstein, Johann. Tue . "Apparatus for obstacle traversion". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1174981.
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