The motivation for this work is to develop a platform for a self-localization device. Such a platform has many applications for the autonomous maneuverable non-holonomic mobile robot classification, which can be used for search and rescue or for inspection devices where the robot has a desired path to follow but because of an unknown terrain, the device requires the ability to make ad-hoc corrections to its movement to reach its desire path. The mobile robot is modeled using Lagrangian d’Alembert’s principle considering all the possible inertias and forces generated, and are controlled by restraining movement based on the holonomic and non-holonomic constraints of the modeled vehicle. The device is controlled by a PD controller based on the vehicle’s holonomic and non-holonomic constraints. An experiment was setup to verify the modeling and control structure’s functionality and the initial results are promising.

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