Robotics and Automation Handbook

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The Robotics and Automation Handbook addresses the major aspects of designing, fabricating, and enabling robotics systems and their various applications. The chapters cover the development and implementation of specifications for a robotic system and the issues related to the forces and torques generated on a robotic system. The author presents kinetic and dynamic analyses to demonstrate how a robotic system is analyzed. The book includes coverage of a variety of controls approaches including classical, multivariable and optimal. Also covered are the specific difficulties of particular applications and how these are addressed in the development of the robot.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780849318047
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 10/13/2004
  • Pages: 608
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 10.30 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Table of Contents

The History of Robotics, Wesley L. Stone
Rigid-Body Kinematics, Gregorg S. Chirikjian
Inverse Kinematics, Bill Goodwine
Newton-Euler Dynamics of Robots, Mark L. Nagurka
Lagrangian Dynamics, Miloš Žefran and Francesco Bullo
Kane's Method in Robotics, Keith W. Buffinton
The Dynamics of Systems of Interacting Rigid Bodies, Kenneth A. Loparo and Ioannis S. Vakalis
D-H Convention, Jaydev P. Desai
Trajectory Planning for Flexible Robots, William E. Singhose
Error Budgeting, Daniel D. Frey
Design of Robotic End Effectors, Hodge Jenkins
Sensors, Jeanne Sullivan Falcon
Precision Positioning of Rotary and Linear Systems, Stephen Ludwick
Modeling and Identification for Robot Motion Control, Dragan Kostíc, Bram de Jager, and Maarten Steinbuch
Motion Control by Linear Feedback Methods, Dragan Kostíc, Bram de Jager, and Maarten Steinbuch
Force/Impedance Control for Robotic Manipulators, Siddharth P. Nagarkatti and Darren M. Dawson
Robust and Adaptive Motion Control of Manipulators, Mark W. Spong
Sliding Mode Control of Robotic Manipulators, Hector M. Gutierrez
Impedance and Interaction Control, Neville Hogan and Stephen P. Buerger
Coordinated Motion Control of Multiple Manipulators, Kazuhiro Kosuge and Yasuhisa Hirata
Robot Simulation, Lonnie J. Love
Survey of Geometric Vision, Kun Huang and Yi Ma
Haptic Interface to Virtual Environments, R. Brent Gillespie
Flexible Robot Arms, Wayne J. Book
Robotics in Medical Applications, Chris A. Raanes and Mohan Bodduluri
Manufacturing Automation, Hodge Jenkins

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