Manipulation RobotsDynamics, Control, and Optimization

Felix L. Chernousko, Nikolai N. Bolotnik, Valery G. Gradetsky

November 24, 1993 by CRC Press
Reference - 288 Pages
ISBN 9780849344572 - CAT# 4457

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Features

  • Includes concise information about kinematics and the dynamics of manipulation robots, their drives, and control and sensor systems
  • Develops an experimental technique for investigating the elastic properties of manipulation robots
  • Presents a new method for analyzing the dynamics of mechanical systems with elastic parts
  • Describes new devices for robots and robotic systems
  • Explores the use of robotic systems for measurements and inspection, as well as new wall-climbing robots with technological manipulators
  • Summary

    Addresses challenging aspects of robotics research, including the dynamics of robots with elastic parts and optimal control of manipulators. Basics in kinematics, dynamics, drives, and control and sensor systems are discussed. To more efficiently evaluate the elastic compliance of robots and their dynamic accuracy, the authors propose new computer techniques and provide much experimental data. Optimal control methods presented in the book allow robotics engineers to increase the speed and productivity of robotic operations and reduce energy consumption.
    New developments in robotics covered include pneumatic sensors, adaptive grippers, special robotic systems for measurement and inspection, and wall-climbing robots with technological manipulators. The book will be an important reference for mechanical engineers, electrical engineers, robotics engineers, and researchers in automatic control.