Questions tagged [gait]

Gait is the pattern of movement of the limbs of animals, including robots, during locomotion over a solid substrate. Most animals use a variety of gaits, selecting gait based on speed, terrain, the need to maneuver, and energetic efficiency.

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What useful gaits exist for a six legged robot, and what are their pros and cons?

http://www.oricomtech.com/projects/leg-time.htm lists three gaits: the tripod wave, and ripple. Can these be improved, or can their relative pros and cons be altered, and are there other gaits worth ...
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Perfecting Tripod Gait - Building a R-Hex Robot

I need help with figuring out the following things: I'm developing a hexapod R-Hex type model with a tripod gait. However, the angles obtained during the robot's walking in real life are not ...
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Question about programming approach of a dog like quadruped robot

I and my friends are planning to build a dog like quadruped robot. We have designed it like MIT Cheetah Mini like legs structure, each leg having 3 Servos, 3rd DOF for rotation. We have calculated ...