Studies and Research on the Locomotion of Mobile Robots Inspired by Biosystems

Cornel Vlad Pop, Mihai Olimpiu Tătar *

Technical University of Cluj-Napoca,
Faculty of Automotive, Mechatronics and Mechanical Engineering
Muncii Str., No. 103-105, 400641, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
* Corresponding author. E-mail:

Robotica & Management, Vol. 26, No. 2, pp. 35-42

Abstract: In the first part of the paper are presented aspects regarding the locomotion of biosystems. In the second part, the robots from biosystems are classified into two categories: robots with single locomotion and robots with hybrid locomotion. Robots with hybrid locomotion are further classified and examples from specialized literature are presented. At the end of the paper are presented the development trends of robots in this field.

Keywords: robots, bioinspired, locomotion, hybrids.

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