Robotics : introduction, programming, and projects
By: Fuller, James LMaterial type: BookPublisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, c1999.Edition: 2nd ed.Description: xv, 489 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 978-0130955432Program: ECTE471Subject(s): Robotics | Industrial Robot | Robotics OrganizationsDDC classification: 670.42/72
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 483-484) and index.
For courses in Introduction to Robots. More descriptive, less mathematical, and easier to read than other texts on the subject, this comprehensive, up-to-date introduction to robotics is designed to meet the needs of those with or without extensive technical background.
I. AN INTRODUCTION TO ROBOTICS. 1. What Is a Robot? 2. The History of Robots. 3. Components of an Industrial Robot: Part I. 4. Components of an Industrial Robot: Part II. 5. End-of-Arm Tooling. 6. Sensors. 7. Applications for Industrial, Business, and Domestic Robots. 8. Robot Maintenance. 9. Robotics and Safety. 10. Artificial Intelligence. 11. Classification of Robots. 12. Justifying the Use of Robots. 13. The Future for Robots. II. ROBOTICS PROGRAMMING PROBLEMS AND TECHNIQUES. 14. Operating Systems for Robots. 15. Robot Application Programming. 16. Carrying Out a Robotics Project. 17. Vision Systems. 18. Tactile Systems. 19. Proximity Sensors. 20. Speech. III. ROBOTICS PROJECTS. 21. Construction of Simple Robot Projects. Appendix A. Mechanics. Appendix B. Electricity, Electronics, and Computer Fundamentals. Appendix C. Robotics Organizations. Appendix D. Robot Specifications. Appendix E. PC Board Inspection Using a Stand-Alone Vision System. Glossary. Bibliography. Index.