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Analysis and Applications

Edited by Joseph Mizrahi

Technion – Israel Institute of Technology

Numerous problems in engineering and biology can be described, characterized, and analyzed in kinematics terms. In classical machinery and robotics the most distinctive characteristic is constrained motion of multi-degree-of-freedom kinematic chains. Robotic arms and manipulators have become essential devices in industrial applications and medicine. This book provides the reader with an updated look at the current trends in kinematics methods and applications. Section 1 deals with kinematics of linkages and includes analysis of cam mechanisms and transformation of rotary motion into oscillation. Section 2 covers compliant mechanisms, whereby elastically deformable parts are part of the mechanism. Finally, Section 3 deals with kinematics of spacecrafts and satellites in the contexts of global navigation systems and of space robot analysis.

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KinematicsAnalysis and ApplicationsEdited by Joseph Mizrahi

Published: September 4th 2019

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.77610

ISBN: 978-1-78984-491-7

Print ISBN: 978-1-78984-490-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-78985-700-9

Copyright year: 2019

Books open for chapter submissions

5265 Total Chapter Downloads

3 Crossref Citations

3 Web of Science Citations

4 Dimensions Citations


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1. Optimization of Kinematics of Inclined Swinging Pin

By Stanislav Barton


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2. The General Kinematic Pair of a Cam Mechanism

By Jiří Ondrášek


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3. Modeling and Design of Flexure Hinge-Based Compliant Mechanisms

By Sebastian Linß, Stefan Henning and Lena Zentner


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4. Kinetostatic Nonlinear Stiffness Characteristic Generation Using the Kinematic Singularity of Planar Linkages

By Baokun Li and Guangbo Hao


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5. Kinematic Absolute Positioning with Quad-Constellation GNSS

By Lin Pan, Changsheng Cai, Jianjun Zhu and Xianqiang Cui


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6. Kinematics for Spacecraft-Type Robotic Manipulators

By Ijar Milagre da Fonseca, Maurício Nacib Pontuschka and Glaydson Luiz Bertoze Lima


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