Foot for walking robot

Industrial Robot

ISSN: 0143-991x

Publication date: 1 October 2000

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Hollingum, J. (2000), "Foot for walking robot", Industrial Robot, Vol. 27 No. 5. https://doi.org/10.1108/ir.2000.04927ead.012

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Foot for walking robot

Foot for walking robot

Keywords Robots, Walking

Applicant: Korea Inst. Science Technology (KR)Patent number: US5758734Publication date: 2 June 1998Title: Foot system for jointed leg type walking robot

An improved foot system for a jointed leg type walking robot capable of more stably walking on both even and uneven ground surfaces by providing a jointed leg type foot system with a front toe cylinder and a rear toe cylinder each communicated with a front toe assembly and a rear toe assembly. In addition, it is capable of more stably landing on uneven ground surface and absorbing landing impacts more efficiently, which includes a lower foot body; an upper foot body mounted on the top of said lower foot body; a gas accumulator formed within the lower foot body; a front toe assembly pivotally attached to a predetermined portion of the lower foot body; and a rear toe assembly pivotally attached to a predetermined portion of the lower foot body.

Jack Hollingum