Journal of Robotics, Networking and Artificial Life

Volume 6, Issue 3, December 2019, Pages 148 - 151

Soil Compaction and Rolling Resistance Evaluation of a Locomotion System with an Adjustable Contact Patch for a Grape Transporting Robot

Authors
Enrico di Maria*, Kazuo Ishii
Department of Human Intelligence System, Graduate School of Life Science and Systems Engineering, Kyushu Institute of Technology, 2-4 Hibikino, Wakamatsu-ku, Kitakyushu 808-0196, Japan
*Corresponding author. Email: e.dimaria.srt@gmail.com
Corresponding Author
Enrico di Maria
Received 17 November 2018, Accepted 20 December 2018, Available Online 10 December 2019.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/jrnal.k.191202.002How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Soil compaction, rolling resistance, finite element method, cone penetrometer
Abstract

Soil compaction is a form of soil degradation which causes soil erosion, drainage difficulties, and loss of nutrients. To mitigate this issue, in agricultural farms several methods have been adopted. In this paper, the preliminary study of a locomotion system with adjustable contact patches is proposed. Aim is to reduce the compaction and optimize the rolling resistance of a grape transporting robot used in vineyard. A Finite Element Method (FEM) model supported by experimental results is developed to study the system.

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Journal
Journal of Robotics, Networking and Artificial Life
Volume-Issue
6 - 3
Pages
148 - 151
Publication Date
2019/12
ISSN (Online)
2352-6386
ISSN (Print)
2405-9021
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/jrnal.k.191202.002How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2019 The Authors. Published by Atlantis Press SARL.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC 4.0 license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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