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Title: Hospital nurse following robot: Hardware development and sensor integration
Authors: Bukhari, Ilias
Ramachandran, Nagarajan, Prof. Dr.
Murugappan, M.
K., Helmy
A. S., Awang Omar
M. A., Abdul Rahman
???metadata.dc.contributor.url???: bukhari@unimap.edu.my
Keywords: Mobile hospital robot;Obstacle avoidance
Issue Date: 27-Feb-2012
Publisher: Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP)
???metadata.dc.publisher.department???: School of Mechatronic Engineering
Series/Report no.: Proceedings of the International Conference on Man-Machine Systems (ICoMMS 2012)
Abstract: Hospital nurse regularly bring her instrument to the patient using cart. They need to push or pull the cart to the patient bed and bring it back many times in a day. This can be a tiresome for nurse because they need to treat many patients in the hospital. This research is mainly to solve this problem by constructing a mobile robot for nurse that is able to follow and carry the medical equipment and at the same time performs obstacle avoidance. The designed robot has ability to move in and out at constricted space and is able to avoid any obstacles either static or dynamic. This robot can carry a load of 20Kg and used dc geared motor to move. The mobile platform is able to rotate at axial axis with the construction of special wheel and the placement of the motor. A suitable ultrasonic sensor bank is selected so that robot can detect obstacle around the mobile platform and avoid the obstacle. The robot control and obstacle avoidance system is designed by adopting the facilities of Basic ATOM microcontroller for better performance.
Description: International Conference on Man Machine Systems (ICoMMS 2012) organized by School of Mechatronic Engineering, co-organized by The Institute of Engineer, Malaysia (IEM) and Society of Engineering Education Malaysia, 27th - 28th February 2012 at Bayview Beach Resort, Penang, Malaysia.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/20585
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