Robotics » Mobile Robotics

Robot Manipulators Trends and Development

Edited by Agustin Jimenez and Basil M Al Hadithi, ISBN 978-953-307-073-5, 666 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published March 01, 2010 under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 license
DOI: 10.5772/55577

This book presents the most recent research advances in robot manipulators. It offers a complete survey to the kinematic and dynamic modelling, simulation, computer vision, software engineering, optimization and design of control algorithms applied for robotic systems. It is devoted for a large scale of applications, such as manufacturing, manipulation, medicine and automation. Several control methods are included such as optimal, adaptive, robust, force, fuzzy and neural network control strategies. The trajectory planning is discussed in details for point-to-point and path motions control. The results in obtained in this book are expected to be of great interest for researchers, engineers, scientists and students, in engineering studies and industrial sectors related to robot modelling, design, control, and application. The book also details theoretical, mathematical and practical requirements for mathematicians and control engineers. It surveys recent techniques in modelling, computer simulation and implementation of advanced and intelligent controllers.