Facilities

Facilities in CMS

CMS lab has multi-million dollar facilities to test material characterization, SMH/NDE and autonomous robots including UGVs and MAVs. The facilities can be utilized on a contract basis. Contact Director Tomonari Furukawa for details.

Mobile Manipulator/ Humanoid Robots

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Field robotics research

Robot vehicles

  • Full-size autonomous electric ground vehicles
  • Mini-size autonomous UGVs
  • MAVs

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3UGVs
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UGV-MAV2

Facility for MAVs research

  • Wind tunnel
  • MAVSTAR rotary-wing MAVs

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Test facility for material characterization

  • Shimadzu AG-IS 100kN Universal Testing Machine
  • Optical full-field strain measurement system (5 digital cameras)
  • Personal computer
  • 42-in LCD monitor

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Test facility for SMH/NDE

  • Denso VS-6556 6-axis robot
  • Spectrum analyzer
  • PZT sensor network
  • Ultrasound probes

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Test sites for robot demonstration

  • JOUSTER
    • 2,000 sqf building
    • 22 acre outdoor test site
  • JOUSTER 2
    • 500 sqf indoor test site
    • 5 acrea outdoor test site
    • 100 sqf control room

Platform- and hardware-in-the-loop simulator (PHILS)

  • 12 Shuttle computers
  • 8 EeeBox computers
  • 8 40-in Toshiba LCD monitors
  • 8 19-in Gateway LCD monitors
  • 1 Sharp LCD wide screen projector
  • 1 Netgear Gigabit switch

PHILS
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