Fundamentals of robotic mechanical systems : theory, methods, and algorithms / Jorge AngelesMaterial type: TextSeries: Mechanical engineering series (Berlin, Germany)Publisher: Cham : Springer, 2014Edition: Fourth edition; Fourth editionDescription: 1 online resource (xxiii, 589 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 3319018515 (electronic bk.); 9783319018515 (electronic bk.)Subject(s): RoboticsGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Printed edition:: No titleDDC classification: 629.8/92 LOC classification: TJ211Online resources: Click here to access online | Click here to access online | SpringerLink Connect to resource (off-campus)
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Includes bibliographical references and index
An Overview of Robotic Mechanical Systems -- Mathematical Background -- Fundamentals of Rigid-Body Mechanics -- Geometry of Decoupled Serial Robots -- Kinetostatics of Serial Robots -- Trajectory Planning: Pick-and-Place Operations -- Dynamics of Serial Robotic Manipulators -- Special Topics in Rigid-Body Kinematics -- Geometry of General Serial Robots -- Kinematics of Alternative Robotic Mechanical Systems -- Trajectory Planning: Continuous-Path Operations -- Dynamics of Complete Robotic Mechanical Systems -- Kinematics of Rotations: A Summary -- Numerical Equation-Solving.
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The 4th edition includes updated and additional examples and exercises on the core fundamental concepts of mechanics, robots, and kinematics of serial robots. New images of CAD models and physical robots help to motivate concepts being introduced. Each chapter of the book can be read independetly of others as it addresses a seperate issue in robotics