Design And Prototyping Of A Biomimetic Serpentine Robot
Biomimetic is the imitation of models, systems and elements in nature to solve complex problems. The variety
of motion patterns, multi-redundancy and multi-degree of freedom gives a serpentine bot powerful motion ability and good
environmental adaptability. In comparison to other mechanisms, biomimetic provides better locomotion in different
environment. A biomimetic serpentine robot captures the natural motion of serpentine species. This facilitates intelligent
control of complex motion patterns to negotiate obstacles and to traverse over different and rough terrains. In this paper, the
anatomy and working of the serpentine is studied and mimicked to provide the necessary adaptability, flexibility and
manoeuvrability by incorporating suitable mechanism and control systems at a maximum level of biological similarity.
Keywords— Biomimetics, Serpenoid Curve, Serpentine robot.