Trajectory tracking using motion primitives for the Purcell's swimmer

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dc.contributor.author Joshi, Kedar
dc.contributor.author Gupta, Naman
dc.contributor.author Katdare, Pulkit
dc.contributor.author Kadam, Sudin
dc.contributor.author Banavar, Ravi
dc.date.accessioned 2017-04-18T11:44:11Z
dc.date.available 2017-04-18T11:44:11Z
dc.date.issued 2017-03
dc.identifier.citation Joshi, Kedar; Gupta, Naman; Katdare, Pulkit; Kadam, Sudin and Banavar, Ravi, “Trajectory tracking using motion primitives for the Purcell's swimmer”, arXiv, Cornell University Library, DOI: arXiv:1703.06731, Mar. 2017. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://repository.iitgn.ac.in/handle/123456789/2881
dc.identifier.uri http://arxiv.org/abs/1703.06731
dc.description.abstract Locomotion at low Reynolds numbers is a topic of growing interest, spurred by its various engineering and medical applications. This paper presents a novel prototype and locomotion algorithm for the 3-link planar Purcell's swimmer. The kinematic model of the prototype swimmer is a driftless control-affine system based on Cox theory. Using the existing strong controllability and related results, the existence of motion primitives is initially shown. The Lie algebra of the control vector fields is then used to synthesize control profiles to generate motions along the basis of the Lie algebra of the structure group of the system. An open loop control system with vision-based positioning is successfully implemented which allows tracking any given continuous trajectory of the swimmer's base link's position and orientation. Alongside, the paper also provides theoretical explanation of the symmetry arguments presented in the existing literature to generate the control profiles of the swimmer. en_US
dc.description.statementofresponsibility by Kedar Joshi, Naman Gupta, Pulkit Katdare, Sudin Kadam and Ravi Banavar
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Cornell University Library en_US
dc.subject Systems and Control en_US
dc.title Trajectory tracking using motion primitives for the Purcell's swimmer en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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