### Author Topic: torque to climb stairs  (Read 1952 times)

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#### karmax

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##### torque to climb stairs
« on: March 20, 2008, 10:54:43 AM »
hw to calculate torque required by motors to climb stairs........
shud i use rmf calc nd in d angle column put d angle of d stairs or shud i calc torque by applying forces for each stair??

#### AndrewM

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##### Re: torque to climb stairs
« Reply #1 on: March 20, 2008, 11:21:22 AM »
Will the robot be climbing all of the stairs at the same time, or will it be ascending one step at a time?  Answer that and you have your answer to which force measurement to use.
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#### karmax

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##### Re: @ andrew
« Reply #2 on: March 21, 2008, 03:20:08 AM »
the robot has to climb around 10 stairs in one go...............first the robot will climb the stairs one by one and wen its whole body is on stairs den ofcrse it will climb all atirs.........the weight of my robot will be around 10 kgs without motors..............

#### AndrewM

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##### Re: torque to climb stairs
« Reply #3 on: March 21, 2008, 07:44:53 AM »
Sounds like you will have to calculate both sets of torque then and use the higher requirements for your motors.
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