Home     Contact     Projects     Experiments     Circuits     Theory     BLOG     PIC Tutorials     Time for Science     RSS     Terms of services     Privacy policy  
 Home      Projects     Experiments     Circuits     Theory     BLOG     PIC Tutorials     Time for Science   

<< Back to INDEX

This bot climbs on walls using supersonic air
posted May 27 2011 20:28.18 by Giorgos Lazaridis

I bet that when you saw this bot in the picture above, you thought that the suction cups it has are connected into a vacuum... Well, that's wrong. This bot utilizes the Bernoulli's principle to "stick" onto rough surfaces with gaps. It is made byt researchers at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand. It shoots air out of around these "suction cups" with extremely high velocity, more than 2000 miles per hour. This creates a reverse pressure that allows the cups hold the entire bot along with half a kilo of weight.

[Via: dvice]    [Link: GerbilGod7]
Tags: robot   physics   mechanical   research   science   ultrasonic   crazy designs   pressure   high speed   pneumatic   

You might also like...

Incredible Chemical Reaction [Chemistry]

DIY Digital Wristwatch [Project]

This awesome 'replicator' combines industrial machining with laser 3D printing to create just about anything [Innovation]

25 accidental inventions that changed the world [Facts]

Why cant we sneeze with our eyes open? [Random Knowledge #12]

Interfacing LCD with PIC Microcontroller [Project]

Making a Real Life-Size Wall-E Robot [Robots]

Si4707 weather radio [Project]

<< Back to INDEX



  Email (shall not be published)


Notify me of new posts via email

Write your comments below:
BEFORE you post a comment:You are welcome to comment for corrections and suggestions on this page. But if you have questions please use the forum instead to post it. Thank you.


No comment yet...

Be the first to comment on this page!

 Contact     Forum     Projects     Experiments     Circuits     Theory     BLOG     PIC Tutorials     Time for Science     RSS   

Site design: Giorgos Lazaridis
© Copyright 2008
Please read the Terms of services and the Privacy policy