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Robotics

Bajd, T., Mihelj, M., Lenarčič, J., Stanovnik, A., Munih, M.

2010, VIII, 152 p.

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Outstanding Academic Title 2010
  • A major feature of this book is its simplicity
  • No book on this topic exists at this level
  • Contains a glossary in English, French and German
  • Includes robotics course material (slides) on extras.springer.com

This introductory text treats the following subjects: the basic characteristics of industrial robot mechanisms;  the pose and movement of an object, which are described by homogenous transformation matrices; a geometric model of robot mechanism; a short introduction into kinematics and dynamics of robots; robot sensors and the planning of robot trajectories; basic control schemes resulting in either desired end-effector trajectory or force; robot grippers and feeding devices, which are described together with the basics of robot vision; the planning of robot assembly; and finally, robot standards and safety are briefly dealt with. The book concludes with a glossary in English, French and German.

This volume is supplementary reading for courses in robotics or industrial robotics and requires minimal knowledge of physics and mathematics.

Content Level » Graduate

Keywords » Racter - Tachometer - industrial robot - kinematics - knowledge - reading - robot - robot vision - robotics - sensing - sensor

Related subjects » Artificial Intelligence - Classical Continuum Physics - Production & Process Engineering - Robotics

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