The Next Step for the Fish Robot Project
In this study, we have developed several fish robots, and measured their fundamental performance. As the next step of this study, we have plans which are the development of various type of fish robots, hydrodynamics discussion and the development of sensor and control technology.
(1) Development of various type of fish robots
After the above studies, we would like to develop an high-performance autonomous fish robot, which has 3 m of body length and a micro fish robot, which has 50 mm body length.
We think that the results of this study can suggest a new and high efficient propulsion device for the ship or underwater vehicle. And when the clever fish robot which can swim skillfully and intellectually is developed, it will contribute the investigation and observation of a mode of life in the sea. Also, the results will contribute the education for engineerings and the industrial technology.
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