To main content

SnakeFighter - Development of a water hydraulic fire fighting snake robot

Abstract

This paper presents the SnakeFighter concept. The generic element within this concept is a water hydraulic snake robot capable of moving and operating in challenging and hazardous environments. Applications of a SnakeFighter system are presented with focus on fire intervention tasks. The development of a water hydraulic snake robot that demonstrates the concept is also described. The robot is the first water hydraulic snake robot ever constructed. Design challenges of a complete SnakeFighter system are also described.

Category

Academic chapter/article/Conference paper

Language

English

Author(s)

  • Pål Liljebäck
  • Øyvind Stavdahl
  • Anders Beitnes

Affiliation

  • SINTEF Digital / Mathematics and Cybernetics

Year

2007

Publisher

IEEE

Book

9th International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics, and Vision : Singapore, 5-8 December 2006

ISBN

9781424403417

Page(s)

1001 - 1006

View this publication at Cristin