About the book
Robotic technology is rapidly developing and affects several fields of human life. Robots have been becoming a part of human life every passing day. Robotic manipulators are currently used for several purposes like industrial and medical. Robotic manipulators can be classified into two main groups, i.e., serial and parallel robotic manipulators. Serial robots are the traditional robots that have been used for more than 50 years in the industry due to their large operating work-space. However, some disadvantages can occur when serial robots perform a task with high speed or heavy load handling. These disadvantages arise mainly from their single kinematic chain. Parallel robots that have been studied extensively for the last two or three decades are important candidates to overcome disadvantages arises from serial robots since the multi closed loop structure of parallel robots mainly provides better stiffness and lower positioning error. In this book, it is desired to criticize the development and historical evolution of parallel robots, focus on current parallel robotic systems and applications. As the last sentence, this book intends to provide the reader with a comprehensive overview of the current state-of-the-art in parallel robots that have becomes a more important topic of science every passing day.