Faculty Advisor

Lou, Wenjing

Faculty Advisor

Rong, Yiming

Center

Shanghai, China

Abstract

This project aimed to create a robot capable of assisting elderly people with tasks in their everyday lives. The project focused on the design, simulation, and the implementation of a mobile robotic base with an attached robotic arm. The project culminated in a prototype robot capable of performing basic chassis and arm control which can be used as a platform for future development.

Publisher

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

October 2010

Major

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Major

Robotics Engineering

Project Type

Major Qualifying Project

Accessibility

Unrestricted

Advisor Department

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Advisor Department

Mechanical Engineering

Project Center

Shanghai, China

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