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A One Wheel Flying Robot

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2013 by IJCA Journal
Volume 61 - Number 5
Year of Publication: 2013
Soumya Das
Kousik Maity
Debarati Dey

Soumya Das, Kousik Maity and Debarati Dey. Article: A One Wheel Flying Robot. International Journal of Computer Applications 61(5):21-28, January 2013. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Soumya Das and Kousik Maity and Debarati Dey},
	title = {Article: A One Wheel Flying Robot},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2013},
	volume = {61},
	number = {5},
	pages = {21-28},
	month = {January},
	note = {Full text available}


Recent advances in technology have lead to growing interest in robotic application. More recently, a growing interest in unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) has been shown among the research community. Being able to design a vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL)-UAV, which is highly maneuverable and extremely stable, is an important contribution in the field of aerial robotics since potential applications are tremendous (e. g. , high buildings and monuments investigation, rescue missions, film making, etc. ). For the navigation and military purpose their mainly two type of robot use: multi or single wheel robot and flying robot . But each type has certain limitation, to overcome from that here we have propose a novel concept of a robot called OWFR(one wheel flying robot) base on the Vertical takeoff and landing(VTOL) mechanism. OWFR can land on its single wheel . It can pass from a very narrow road as it has only one wheel. By simulation we have shown that it will efficiently land and fly in its single wheel and thus it is better than previous type of robots.


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