|Experimental Fish Robots|
In order to measure the basic performance of the fish robots, several experimental fish robots have been designed and built. These pages have been updating.
A fish robot named PF-300 has been developed with high turn-performance in mind. This page shows some of experimental results.
Basic speed performance of the PF-300 it is measured in a straight line.
The PF-600 has been designed and built in order to measure and study basic propulsion performance. This page shows some of experimental results.
What is a suitable power source for the fish robot?
Here is our latest creation, the S-FPSE 2000. It is a model boat that uses a semi-free piston Stirling engine to power a fishlike propulsion system. It was just developed in September 2000.
The PF-700 has a D/C motor as a power source. The shape was refered to a mackerel pike, so the PF-700 has very slim body.
Prototype Fish Robot, UPF-2001
Prototype Fish Robot, PF-200
Prototype Fish Robot, PF-550
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