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on which the human user stands.The onboard computer controlled electric motors in the
base of the vehicle keep the Segway balanced upright when powered on. This is a
device similar to an inverted pendulum on a cart where the rider shifts his or her weight
forward or backward to accelerate or decelerate the vehicle. By considering the
Segway as self balance device, changes in center of mass lead to corresponding
forward or backward acceleration. Sensors on-
board such as rate gyros and fluid-
leveling sensors (e.g. angular velocity and angular position...
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This homework help was uploaded on 03/09/2014 for the course ME 304 taught by Professor Samim during the Spring '11 term at Middle East Technical University.
- Spring '11