A Journey from Robot to Digital Human: Mathematical Principles and Applications with MATLAB Programming

A Journey from Robot to Digital Human: Mathematical Principles and Applications with MATLAB Programming

by Edward Y L Gu
     
 

This book provides readers with a solid set of diversified and essential tools for the theoretical modeling and control of complex robotic systems, as well as for digital human modeling and realistic motion generation. Following a comprehensive introduction to the fundamentals of robotic kinematics, dynamics and control systems design, the author extends robotic

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This book provides readers with a solid set of diversified and essential tools for the theoretical modeling and control of complex robotic systems, as well as for digital human modeling and realistic motion generation. Following a comprehensive introduction to the fundamentals of robotic kinematics, dynamics and control systems design, the author extends robotic modeling procedures and motion algorithms to a much higher-dimensional, larger scale and more sophisticated research area, namely digital human modeling. Most of the methods are illustrated by MATLAB™ codes and sample graphical visualizations, offering a unique closed loop between conceptual understanding and visualization. Readers are guided through practicing and creating 3D graphics for robot arms as well as digital human models in MATLAB™, and through driving them for real-time animation. This work is intended to serve as a robotics textbook with an extension to digital human modeling for senior undergraduate and graduate engineering students. At the same time, it represents a comprehensive reference guide for all researchers, scientists and professionals eager to learn the fundamentals of robotic systems as well as the basic methods of digital human modeling and motion generation.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783642390463
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
08/31/2013
Series:
Modeling and Optimization in Science and Technologies, #1
Edition description:
2013
Pages:
585
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.50(d)

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