Balancing of Linkages and Robot Manipulators: Advanced Methods with Illustrative Examples

Balancing of Linkages and Robot Manipulators: Advanced Methods with Illustrative Examples

by Vigen Arakelian, Sébastien Briot

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319344348
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 11/18/2016
Series: Mechanisms and Machine Science , #27
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2015
Pages: 291
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Part I Introduction to balancing.- 1 Introduction.- 2 An overview of balancing methods.- 2.1 Shaking force and shaking moment balancing of linkages.- 2.2 Shaking force and shaking moment balancing of robots and manipulators.- 2.3 Gravity balancing in robotics.- Part II Balancing of Linkages.- 3 Partial shaking force and shaking moment balancing of linkages.- 3.1 Shaking moment minimization of fully force-balanced planar linkages by displacing one counterweight.- 3.2 Shaking moment minimization of fully force-balanced planar linkages by displacing several counterweights.- 3.3 Shaking moment minimization of fully force-balanced spatial linkages.- 3.4 An approximate method of calculating a counterweight for the optimum shaking force and shaking moment balancing of linkages.- 4 Complete shaking force and shaking moment balancing of linkages.- 4.1 Complete shaking force and shaking moment balancing of in-line four-bar linkages by adding a class-two RRR or RRP Assur group.- 4.2 Complete shaking force and shaking moment balancing of planar linkages by adding the articulated dyads.- 4.3 Complete shaking force and shaking moment balancing of RSS’R spatial linkages.- 4.4 Design of self-balanced mechanical systems.- 5 Balancing of slider-crank mechanisms.- 5.1 Generalized Lanchester balancer.- 5.2 Balancing via the properties of the Watt gear-slider mechanism.- 5.3 Shaking moment cancellation of self-balanced slider-crank mechanical systems by means of optimum mass redistribution.- 5.4 Simultaneous inertia force/moment balancing and torque compensation of slider-crank mechanisms.- 5.5 Shaking force and shaking moment balancing of slider-crank mechanisms via optimal generation of the input crank rotation.- Part III Balancing of Robot Manipulators.- 6 Balancing of manipulators by using the copying properties of pantograph mechanisms.- 6.1 Design of balancing mechanisms for spatial parallel manipulators: application to the Delta robot.- 6.2 Design of self-balanced parallel manipulators: PAMINSA with four dof .- 6.3 Design and balancing of hand-operated manipulators.- 7 Shaking force and shaking moment balancing of robot manipulators.- 7.1 Complete shaking force and shaking moment balancing of 3-dof 3-RRR parallel manipulators.- 7.2 Complete shaking force and shaking moment balancing of planar parallel manipulators with prismatic pairs.- 7.3 Shaking force minimization of high-speed robots via centre of mass acceleration control.- 7.4 Balancing of robot manipulators via optimal motion control.- 8 Gravitational force balancing of robotic systems.- 8.1 Balancing of pantograph mechanisms.- 8.2 Optimal balancing of the parallel robot for medical 3D-ultrasound imagining.- 8.3 Improvement of balancing accuracy of robot-manipulators taking into account the spring mass.- 8.4 Optimal balancing of serial manipulators with decoupled dynamics.- References.

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