Advances in Robot Kinematics: Analysis and Design

Editors: Lenarčič, Jadran, Wenger, Philippe (Eds.)

  • Advances in Robot Kinematics is a unique series representing the state of the art in its field. All books were published by Kluwer and Springer in the past. This book continues a tradition from 1991.
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This book presents the most recent research advances in the theory, design, control and application of robot systems, which are intended for a variety of purposes such as manipulation, manufacturing, automation, surgery, locomotion and biomechanics. The issues addressed are fundamentally kinematic in nature, including synthesis, calibration, redundancy, force control, dexterity, inverse and forward kinematics, kinematic singularities, as well as over-constrained systems. Methods used include line geometry, quaternion algebra, screw algebra and linear algebra. These methods are applied to both parallel and serial multi-degree-of-freedom systems.

The book includes 48 independently reviewed papers of researchers specialising in robot kinematics. The contributors are the most recognised scientists in this area. The papers have been subdivided into the following sections: Singularity analysis of parallel manipulators, Design of robots and mechanisms, Motion planning and mobility, Performance and properties of mechanisms, Measure and calibration, Kinematic analysis and workspace.

Indexed in Conference Proceedings Citation Index- Science (CPCI-S)

Table of contents (48 chapters)

  • A New Assessment of Singularities of Parallel Kinematic Chains

    Conconi, Michele (et al.)

    Pages 3-12

  • Singularity Analysis through Static Analysis

    Hubert, J. (et al.)

    Pages 13-20

  • Constraint Singularities and the Structural Parameters of Parallel Robots

    Gogu, Grigore

    Pages 21-28

  • Forward Kinematics and Singularity Analysis of a 3-RPR Planar Parallel Manipulator

    Kong, Xianwen

    Pages 29-38

  • Geometric Algebra Approach to Singularity of Parallel Manipulators with Limited Mobility

    Tanev, Tanio K.

    Pages 39-48

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Advances in Robot Kinematics: Analysis and Design
Editors
  • Jadran Lenarčič
  • Philippe Wenger
Copyright
2008
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
eBook ISBN
978-1-4020-8600-7
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4020-8600-7
Softcover ISBN
978-90-481-7929-9
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4020-8599-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 472
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