Robotics » Humanoid Robotics

Robot Arms

Edited by Satoru Goto, ISBN 978-953-307-160-2, 262 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published June 09, 2011 under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 license
DOI: 10.5772/677

Robot arms have been developing since 1960's, and those are widely used in industrial factories such as welding, painting, assembly, transportation, etc. Nowadays, the robot arms are indispensable for automation of factories. Moreover, applications of the robot arms are not limited to the industrial factory but expanded to living space or outer space. The robot arm is an integrated technology, and its technological elements are actuators, sensors, mechanism, control and system, etc.