Challenges and New Frontiers of Hydraulically Actuated Hexapod Robots

  • Kenzo Nonami
  • Ranjit Kumar Barai
  • Addie Irawan
  • Mohd Razali Daud
Part of the Intelligent Systems, Control and Automation: Science and Engineering book series (ISCA, volume 66)


Hydraulically actuated hexapod robots form a very useful class of walking robots in the context of service robotics, field robotics, search and rescue, and high-risk operations. It can also be utilized as a test bed for designing and validating various gaits and walking behaviors. A lot of potential applications would be possible with the advent of various technologies associated with the design and manufacturing of such robots. A concise description has been presented for the potential application areas of hydraulically actuated hexapod walking robots.


Nuclear Power Plant Disaster Management Rough Terrain Robot Body Walking Robot 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kenzo Nonami
    • 1
  • Ranjit Kumar Barai
    • 2
  • Addie Irawan
    • 3
  • Mohd Razali Daud
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical Engineering Division of Artificial Systems Science Graduate School of EngineeringChiba UniversityChibaJapan
  2. 2.Department of Electrical EngineeringJadavpur UniversityKolkataIndia
  3. 3.Faculty of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Robotics and Unmanned Systems (RUS) groupUniversiti Malaysia PahangPahangMalaysia

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