A single-wheel, gyroscopically stabilized robot

H. Benjamin Brown and Yangsheng Xu
Journal Article, IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine, Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 39-44, September, 1997

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The authors have developed a unique, single-wheel robot that exploits gyroscopic forces for steering and stability. Experiments with two working models show promise for the concept for high-speed, rough-terrain and amphibious applications.

author = {H. Benjamin Brown and Yangsheng Xu},
title = {A single-wheel, gyroscopically stabilized robot},
journal = {IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine},
year = {1997},
month = {September},
volume = {4},
number = {3},
pages = {39-44},
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