Editors: Dan Zhang, Zhen Gao

Recent Developments in Manufacturing Robotic Systems and Automation

eBook: US $69 Special Offer (PDF + Printed Copy): US $153
Printed Copy: US $119
Library License: US $276
ISBN: 978-1-60805-687-3 (Print)
ISBN: 978-1-60805-281-3 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2013
DOI: 10.2174/97816080528131130101


This book is an updated reference of research activities that bring together various theories, methods, and technologies of robotic systems and automation for manufacturing and related fields. The book includes articles on state-of-the-art robotic systems and automation for diverse avenues in automation such as advanced manufacturing, developments in design methodology, kinematics and dynamics analysis, performance analysis and evaluation, intelligent manufacturing, assembly, sensors, control theory and practice, human-machine interface, and so on. This book is an excellent research reference for engineers, researchers, and students that range from senior undergraduates to advanced doctoral students and professionals who are interested in robotics and automation.

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- Pp. i
Marco Ceccarelli
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- Pp. ii-iii (2)
Dan Zhang, Zhen Gao
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List of Contributors

- Pp. iv-v (2)
Dan Zhang, Zhen Gao
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A Novel Design Approach for Robotic Systems

- Pp. 3-42 (40)
Nestor E. Nava Rodriguez
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Automation in Order Picking System

- Pp. 43-62 (20)
Marco Melacini
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Comparison of Communication with the CNC Systems

- Pp. 63-84 (22)
Yusri Yusof, Noordiana Kassim
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Characterization of Reconfigurable Stewart Platform for Contour Generation and Active Vibration Isolation Applications

- Pp. 85-101 (17)
Nagarajan Thirumalaiswamy, Kumar G. Satheesh
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Design of Reconfigurable Robotics Machinery for the Intelligent Manufacturing Systems

- Pp. 102-139 (38)
Ana Djuric, Waguih ElMaraghy
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Toward a Cognitive Assembly System

- Pp. 140-161 (22)
Li-Ming Ou, Xun Xu
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Kinematics Analysis and Teleoperation of a 4-DOF Reconfigurable Modular Robot

- Pp. 162-176 (15)
Dan Zhang, Zhen Gao, Jianhe Lei, Zhanglei Song
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- Pp. 177-185 (9)
Dan Zhang, Zhen Gao
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