Disaster
Tunnel Disaster Response
and
Recovery Challenge

Team entry for
WRC2020 challenge is
closed.

Tunnel Disaster
Response and
Recovery Challenge

Outline

The world's first competition to deal with tunnel disasters.
Inspections to prevent tunnel disasters, and in case of an emergency collect information and respond.

Task[Simulation]

  • Simulation Task TS1 image
    Simulation Task TS1
    Inspect vehicles,
    their surroundings,
    and carry out
    a rescue
  • Simulation Task TS2 image
    Simulation Task TS2
    Secure the Route
  • Simulation Task TS3 image
    Simulation Task TS3
    Extinguish Fire
  • Simulation Task TS4 image
    Simulation Task TS4
    Inspection of
    tunnel wall
    and secondary
    equipment

Simulation Task TS1
Inspect vehicles, their surroundings, and carry out a rescue

  • Simulation Task TS1 Inspection and Maintenance image
  • Simulation Task TS1 Inspection and Maintenance image

Inspect the inside and outside of the vehicle and surroundings, break down the door, search and rescue the victim.

Challenges

Visual inspection of dark, confined space.
Use tools to rescue victims. Handle a person.

Simulation Task TS2
Secure the Route

  • Simulation Task TS2 Fault Detection and Emergency Response image
  • Simulation Task TS2 Fault Detection and Emergency Response image

Traverse an area off the path (to a designated location), transfer, extract, prepare for blasting (drill and insert cylinder).

Challenges

Handling an L-shaped piece of debris with an unknown centre of gravity.

Simulation Task TS3
Extinguish Fire

  • Simulation Task TS3 Diagnosis of Pipes and Ducts image
  • Simulation Task TS3 Diagnosis of Pipes and Ducts image

Pull out hose, connect hose and nozzle, operate valve, and extinguish fire.

Challenges

Ability to perform a range of fire fighting tasks (handle pliable object such as a hose, connect a nozzle to a hose etc.), ability to counter the force of water from hose.

Simulation Task TS4
Inspection of tunnel wall and secondary equipment

  • Simulation Task TS4 Diagnosis of Tanks image
  • Inspection of bolts of secondary equipment (jet fan), inspection of tunnel wall surface, and road surface.

    Challenges

    Ability to deal with a the wide area of the tunnel wall, and inspection of secondary equipment.

Task[Robot]

  • Robot Task TR1 image
    Robot Task TR1
    Rescue from
    Vehicle
  • Robot Task TR2 image
    Robot Task TR2
    Secure the Route
  • Robot Task TR3 image
    Robot Task TR3
    Disassembly and
    Assembly

Robot Task TR1
Rescue from Vehicle

  • Robot Task TR1 Rescue from Vehicle image
  • Robot Task TR1 Rescue from Vehicle image

Open door, survey inside vehicle, rescue victims.

Challenges

Use of tools by a robot on a person. Handling a person.

Robot Task TR2
Secure the Route

  • Robot Task TR2 Secure the Route image
  • Robot Task TR2 Secure the Route image

Traverse an area off the path (to a designated location), transfer, extract, prepare for blasting (drill and insert cylinder).

Challenges

Handling by a robot of an L-shaped piece of debris with unknown centre of gravity.

Robot Task TR3
Disassembly and Assembly

  • Robot Task TR3 Disassembly and Assembly image
  • Reassemble the parts in configuration A into configuration B.

    Challenges

    Ability of robot to disassemble and reassemble parts.

Please email
info@worldrobotsummit.org
for inquiries
and applications
regarding sponsorship.

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