Gokiburi (cockroach)


General description of the walking machine project

Name of the walking machine/project: Gokiburi (cockroach)
Begin and end of the Project: Feb 1995 
Project costs:
Building effort [person years]: 2 months
Source of financial support:None Pocket money!

Research group

Electronics and Robotics, Kyoto University

Staff of the project:

Ahmet Onat

Information via www: http://turbine.kuee.kyoto-u.ac.jp/staff/onat/altibacak.html

Contact address:

Ahmet ONAT, Kyoto University
Yoshida Honmachi, Sakyo, Kyoto, Japan
Tel: +81 75 753-5286 , Fax: +81 75 753 3338, Email: onat@kuee.kyoto-u.ac.jp

Technical data of the walking machine

Dimension Capacity Mobility Energy supply
Length 0.2m Max. speed 30cm/min Number of legs 6 Energy supply NiCd battery
Hight 0.1m Weight 0.6kg Act. degrees of freedom 12 Power supply 4.8V; 500mAh
Width 0.076m Load 0.2kg Pas. degrees of freedom 0 Power consumption 13Watt