Russian Engineering Research

, Volume 39, Issue 3, pp 211–219 | Cite as

Comparative Analysis and Synthesis of Schemes of Balanced Suspension of Planetary Rovers with Autonomous Control

  • M. I. Malenkov
  • V. A. VolovEmail author


The passive suspension of a six-wheeled self-propelled chassis is analyzed in terms of the influence of its kinematic and geometric parameters on the configuration, cross-country ability, and static stability of low-speed autonomous planetary rovers. The results of the synthesis of a new suspension scheme for a four-wheeled chassis are presented.


planetary rovers passive suspension motorized wheel parallelogram mechanism self-propelled chassis active suspension rocker-bogie suspension walking mechanism wheel-walking propulsor 



Financial support was provided by the Russian Ministry of Education and Science (project 14.576.21.0050; identifier RFMEFI57614X0050).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.STC ROCAD Co, Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic UniversitySt. PetersburgRussia

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