NDT.net - January 1999, Vol.4 No.1

Mother-Crawler and Modular NDE-Boards for Robotics Scanning and Testing

Yoseph Bar-Cohen
JPL, Caltech, 4800 Oak Grove Dr. (82-105) Pasadena, CA 91109.
Corresponding Author Contact:
Email: yosi@jpl.nasa.gov

TABLE OF CONTENTS


Introduction

Scanners for Rapid Inspection

Inspection Crawlers

Autonomous Crawlers using Intelligent NDE

Platform for Miniature NDE Instruments

Acknowledgement

References

  1. P. Backes and Y. Bar-Cohen, "Miniaturization Technologies for Aircraft Inspection," JPL, Pasadena, CA, Report D-13876, (July 1996).
  2. V. Bahr, "Wall-Climbing Robot in Non-Structural Environment," Transaction Robotics Research, Robotics International, Society of Manufacturing Engineering, Vol. 2 (1992), pp. 1-24.
  3. Y. Bar-Cohen, B. Joffe and P. Backes "Multifunction Automated Crawling System (MACS)", Disclosure of New Technology, Item No. 9460, Docket 19847, November 29, 1995. (Patent Pending, CIT 2432, Submitted on August 1, 1996).
  4. C. A. Vazquez and Y. Bar-Cohen, "Application of Artificial Intelligence to NDE," Report No. K4870, (MDC, Long Beach, CA. April 1990) pp. 1-32.
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