Balance and impedance control for biped humanoid robot locomotion

Hun Ok Lim, Samuel A. Setiawan, Atsuo Takanishi

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This paper describes a locomotion control for biped humanoid robots based on a balance control and an impedance control. The balance control is employed during a whole walking cycle, which can compensate for the moments generated by the biped walking. In the control, the compensatory motion of the trunk and waist is calculated from the trajectories of the lower-limbs, arms, head and ZMP. The parameters of the impedance control are adjusted in real-time according to the gait phase. The large damping coefficient of the impedance is applied to the landing leg to absorb the impact/contact force during the contact phase, while the large stiffness is given to increase the momentum reduced by the viscosity of the landing leg during the first half single support phase. By dynamic walking experiments using a human-like robot WABIAN-RIII, the validity of the proposed control methods is verified.

ジャーナルIEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems
出版ステータスPublished - 2001 1月 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • 制御およびシステム工学
  • ソフトウェア
  • コンピュータ ビジョンおよびパターン認識
  • コンピュータ サイエンスの応用


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