Interaction control of an UAV endowed with a manipulator

Jasper L.J Scholten, Matteo Fumagalli, Stefano Stramigioli, Raffaella Carloni

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    In this paper, we present the design, simulation and experimental validation of a control architecture for an unmanned aerial vehicle endowed with a manipulation system and interacting with a remote environment. The goal of this work is to show that the interaction control allows the ma- nipulator to track a desired force, normal to a vertical wall, while still maintaining the possibility of moving on the wall. The control strategy has been implemented and validated in simulations and experiments on the manipulator standalone, i.e., attached to a fixed base, and on the manipulator attached to the aerial vehicle.
    Original languageUndefined
    Title of host publicationProceedings of the International Conference on Robotics and Automation
    Place of PublicationUSA
    Number of pages6
    ISBN (Print)978-1-4673-5642-8
    Publication statusPublished - May 2013
    Event2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, ICRA 2013 - Karlsruhe, Germany
    Duration: 6 May 201310 May 2013

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    PublisherIEEE Robotics and Automation Society


    Conference2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, ICRA 2013
    Abbreviated titleICRA


    • EWI-23575
    • METIS-297773
    • IR-86982

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