SickSack robot

SickSack robot

Sicksack Done
Lars writes –

his article is about the robot: SickSack that Aske Olsson and I created for DTU RoboCup 2007, which is an annual competition for autonomous mobile robots held by Automation at the Technical University of Denmark.
SickSack snake robot

The robot consists of nine cars connected with eight Futaba servos controlled by a microcontroller. All wheels are passive, the locomotion comes entirely from lateral undulation, which is wave movements in the plane similar to a snake.

Continue reading for the story behind the project, how we fared at the RoboCup competition with videos, and for details about the electronic hardware, mechanical construction and software.

SickSack – Lars’ Electric Endeavors – Link.

2 thoughts on “SickSack robot

  1. malengine says:

    Bad link, should be this.

    Neat idea, I’m guessing you guys have either owned or studied snakes in the past, because the movement is eerily similar.

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