Design Study of Smart Robotic Framework for Sewer Conservation
Design Study of Smart Robotic Framework for Sewer Conservation
|© 2022 by IJETT Journal|
|Year of Publication : 2022|
|Authors : Saniya M. Ansari, S. M. Khairnar, Ravindra R. Patil, Nikhil M. Nikalje
|DOI : 10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V70I8P226|
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Saniya M. Ansari, S. M. Khairnar, Ravindra R. Patil, Nikhil M. Nikalje, "Design Study of Smart Robotic Framework for Sewer Conservation," International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology, vol. 70, no. 8, pp. 247-255, 2022. Crossref, https://doi.org/10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V70I8P226
Technology has revolutionized different human endeavors to take advantage of a clean, comfortable, safe life. In this paper, the proposed work introduces a robotic system that can navigate through buried sewers to detect isolated blockages using camera sensors and embedded vision. AI detection algorithms YOLOv3 and YOLOv4 have been trained with newly created imagery datasets and are a major aspect of this development. This robotic system will also solve the problem of human hygiene by removing the obstructions in the sewer in real-time with the help of a newly developed cutter. The linkage mechanism, cutting tools, the central frame and three separate crawler modules developed in Catia V5 R21 ED2 are also crucial parts of the proposed robotic system. The system provided is one of the best achievements in the field of sewer robotics that works to detect and remove barriers for real-world application. The methodologies in the presented system are revealed to specify the concepts and advantages.
Sewer robotics, Central frame, Linkage mechanism, Computer vision, Embedded system, Artificial intelligence.
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