Basics of Robotics: Theory and Components of Manipulators and Robots / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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- Springer Vienna
This volume contains the basic concepts of modern robotics, basic definitions, systematics of robots in industry, service, medicine and underwater activity. Important information on walking and mili-walking machines are included as well as possible applications of microrobots in medicine, agriculture, underwater activity.
Table of ContentsThe mechanics of manipulators and robots: Introduction; Basic concepts, definitions and systematization of manipulators and robots; Manipulator kinematic; The inverse kinematics of manipulators; Statics and dynamics of manipulators; Geometrical and functional characteristics and manipulator motion planning; Platform parallel manipulators.-
Grippers, drives and sensors of manipulators and robots: Manipulator and robot grippers; Drives and mechanisms used in robots; Sensors and transducers used in robots.-
Control of manipulators and robots task planning: Control of manipulators; Robot task planning.-
Robotics – selected issues: Robots and manipulators for underwater operation; Industrial robotics; Rehabilitation manipulators; Elastic manipulators; Walking machines; Microrobotics.