Robotics

by Matjaž Mihelj, Tadej Bajd, Aleš Ude, Jadran Lenarčič, Aleš Stanovnik, Marko Munih, Jure Rejc, Sebastjan Šlajpah

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Book Description

This book introduces readers to robotics, industrial robot mechanisms, and types of robots, e.g. parallel robots, mobile robots and humanoid robots. The book is based on over 20 years of teaching robotics and has been extensively class tested and praised for its simplicity.It addresses the following subjects: a general introduction to robotics; basic characteristics of industrial robot mechanisms; position and movement of an object, which are described by homogenous transformation matrices; a geometric model of robot mechanisms expanded with robot wrist orientation description in this new edition; a brief introduction to the kinematics and dynamics of robots; robot sensors and planning of robot trajectories; fundamentals of robot vision; basic control schemes resulting in either desired end-effector trajectory or force; robot workcells with feeding devices and robot grippers.

This 2nd edition has been expanded to include the following new topics: parallel robots; collaborative robots; teaching of robots; mobile robots; and humanoid robots. The book is optimally suited for courses in robotics or industrial robotics and requires a minimal grasp of physics and mathematics.

This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY). You can download Robotics ebook for free in PDF format (3.9 MB).

Book Details

Subject
Engineering and Technology
Publisher
Springer
Published
2019
Pages
249
Edition
2
Language
English
ISBN13
9783319729107
ISBN10
3319729101
ISBN13 Digital
9783319729114
ISBN10 Digital
331972911X
PDF Size
3.9 MB
License
CC BY

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