Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Robot Manipulators Trends and Development

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Agustin Jimenez
Agustin Jimenez

Technical University of Madrid,
Spain

Published01 March 2010

Doi10.5772/218

ISBN978-953-307-073-5

eBook (PDF) ISBN978-953-51-5901-8

Copyright year2010

Number of pages678

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Table of Contents

Open access  chapters

1. Optimal Usage of Robot Manipulators

By Behnam Kamrani, Viktor Berbyuk, Daniel Wäppling, Xiaolong Feng and Hans Andersson

3,597
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2. Robotil Modelling and Simulation: Theory and Application

By Muhammad Ikhwan Jambak, Habibollah Haron, Helmee Ibrahim and Norhazlan Abd Hamid

7,786
16,132
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5. Motion Control

By Sangchul Won and Jinwook Seok

2,025
7. Measurement Analysis and Diagnosis for Robot Manipulators Using Advanced Nonlinear Control Techniques

By Amr Pertew Ph.D P.Eng., Horacio Marquez Ph.D P.Eng and Qing Zhao Ph.D P.Eng

1,981
8. Cartesian Control for Robot Manipulators

By Pablo Sanchez-Sanchez and Fernando Reyes-Cortes

12,419
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9. Biomimetic Impedance Control of an EMG-Based Robotic Hand

By Toshio Tsuji, Keisuke Shima, Nan Bu and Osamu Fukuda

3,140
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11. Neural and Adaptive Control Strategies for a Rigid Link Manipulator

By Dorin Popescu, Dan Selisteanu, Cosmin Ionete, Monica Roman and Livia Popescu

2,281
12. Control of Flexible Manipulators. Theory and Practice

By Pereira E., Becedas J., Payo I., Ramos F. and Feliu V.

4,305
13. Fuzzy Logic Positioning System of Electro-Pneumatic Servo-Drive

By Jakub E. Takosoglu, Ryszard F. Dindorf and Pawel A. Laski

4,848
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15. Trajectory Generation for Mobile Manipulators

By Foudil Abdessemed and Salima Djebrani

2,670
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17. Performance Evaluation of Autonomous Contour Following Algorithms for Industrial Robot

By Anton Satria Prabuwono, Samsi Said, Burhanuddin and Riza Sulaiman

2,715
20. Vision-based 2D and 3D Control of Robot Manipulators

By Luis Hernandez, Hichem Sahli and Rene Gonzalez

3,000
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2,186
22. Autonomous 3D Shape Modeling and Grasp Planning for Handling Unknown Objects

By Yamazaki Kimitoshi, Masahiro Tomono and Takashi Tsubouchi

2,398
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23. Open Software Structure for Controlling Industrial Robot Manipulators

By Flavio Roberti, Carlos Soria, Emanuel Slawinski, Vicente Mut and Ricardo Carelli

3,328
24. Miniature Modular Manufacturing Systems and Efficiency Analysis of the Systems

By Nozomu Mishima, Kondoh Shinsuke, Kiwamu Ashida and Shizuka Nakano

3,308
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25. Implementation of an Intelligent Robotized GMAW Welding Cell, Part 1: Design and Simulation

By I. Davila-Rios, I. Lopez-Juarez, Luis Martinez-Martinez and L. M. Torres-Trevino

5,851
27. Dynamic Behavior of a Pneumatic Manipulator with Two Degrees of Freedom

By Juan Manuel Ramos-Arreguin, Efren Gorrostieta-Hurtado, Jesus Carlos Pedraza-Ortega, Rene de Jesus Romero-Troncoso, Marco-Antonio Aceves and Sandra Canchola

3,755
29. Task Analysis and Kinematic Design of a Novel Robotic Chair for the Management of Top-Shelf Vertigo

By Giovanni Berselli, Gianluca Palli, Riccardo Falconi, Gabriele Vassura and Claudio Melchiorri

2,717

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