Inspec keywords: finite element analysis; power overhead lines; stress analysis; power transmission lines; inspection; mobile robots

Other keywords: mechanics calculation; optimisation design; caterpillar track robot; wheel-claw mechanism; ground line; transmission line conditions; existing robots; transmission line inspection robot; corresponding ground wire; optimal design; voltage 500.0 kV; obstacle-surmounting method; inspection robot operations

Subjects: Mobile robots; Numerical analysis; Inspection and quality control; Spatial variables control