Development of a Laboratory-scale Pipeline Inspection Robot

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Robots are increasingly used in various industries and universities are actively involved in this field to promote the technology among the undergraduates. This work deals with the development of a laboratory-scale pipeline inspection robot that is based on LEGO Mindstorms for a faster mobility in horizontal pipeline. It employs color sensors to detect the cracks that are represented by different types of color tapes. Communication between two NXT bricks - MASTER and SLAVE through Bluetooth connection has been established for real-time data transmission. Data storage is done by transferring it from MASTER to PC browser. This robot could be used for laboratory experiments at undergraduate level teaching.

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Nee, L. V., Elamvazuthi, I., Ganesan, T., Khan, M. K. A. A., & Parasuraman, S. (2015). Development of a Laboratory-scale Pipeline Inspection Robot. In Procedia Computer Science (Vol. 76, pp. 9–14). Elsevier B.V. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.procs.2015.12.268

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