Handbook of Industrial Robotics

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Author: Shimon Y. Nof

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780471177838

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1348

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About the Handbook of Industrial Robotics, Second Edition: "Once again, the Handbook of Industrial Robotics, in its Second Edition, explains the good ideas and knowledge that are needed for solutions." -Christopher B. Galvin, Chief Executive Officer, Motorola, Inc. "The material covered in this Handbook reflects the new generation of robotics developments. It is a powerful educational resource for students, engineers, and managers, written by a leading team of robotics experts." - Yukio Hasegawa, Professor Emeritus, Waseda University, Japan. "The Second Edition of the Handbook of Industrial Robotics organizes and systematizes the current expertise of industrial robotics and its forthcoming capabilities. These efforts are critical to solve the underlying problems of industry. This continuation is a source of power. I believe this Handbook will stimulate those who are concerned with industrial robots, and motivate them to be great contributors to the progress of industrial robotics." -Hiroshi Okuda, President, Toyota Motor Corporation. "This Handbook describes very well the available and emerging robotics capabilities. It is a most comprehensive guide, including valuable information for both the providers and consumers of creative robotics applications." -Donald A. Vincent, Executive Vice President, Robotic Industries Association 120 leading experts from twelve countries have participated in creating this Second Edition of the Handbook of Industrial Robotics. Of its 66 chapters, 33 are new, covering important new topics in the theory, design, control, and applications of robotics. Other key features include a larger glossary of robotics terminology with over 800 terms and a CD-ROM that vividly conveys the colorful motions and intelligence of robotics. With contributions from the most prominent names in robotics worldwide, the Handbook remains the essential resource on all aspects of this complex subject.

Industrial Robotics

Programming, Simulation and Applications

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Author: Kin-Huat Low

Publisher: I-Tech

ISBN: 3866112866

Category:

Page: 690

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Industrial Robots Programming

Building Applications for the Factories of the Future

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Author: J. Norberto Pires

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0387233261

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 282

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Industrial Robots Programming focuses on designing and building robotic manufacturing cells, and explores the capabilities of today’s industrial equipment as well as the latest computer and software technologies. Special attention is given to the input devices and systems that create efficient human-machine interfaces, and how they help non-technical personnel perform necessary programming, control, and supervision tasks. Drawing upon years of practical experience and using numerous examples and illustrative applications, J. Norberto Pires covers robotics programming as it applies to: The current industrial robotic equipment including manipulators, control systems, and programming environments. Software interfaces that can be used to develop distributed industrial manufacturing cells and techniques which can be used to build interfaces between robots and computers. Real-world applications with examples designed and implemented recently in the lab. For more information about Industrial Robotics, please find the author's Industrial Robotics collection at the iTunesU University of Coimbra channel

Industrial robotics

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Author: Bernard Hodges

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: N.A

Category: Computers

Page: 241

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Industrial Robotics

Selection, Design, and Maintenance

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Author: Harry Colestock

Publisher: Tab Books

ISBN: N.A

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 211

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With so many industries taking advantage of the tremendous advances in robotics, entities ranging from small family businesses to large corporations need assistance in the selection, design, set-up, maintenance, and economic considerations of industrial automation. This detailed reference shows how to achieve maximum productivity with robotics, classifies robots according to their complexity and function, and explains how to avoid common automation mistakes. * Covers a wide range of industries--from automobile to smaller creative areas such as painting, plastic, glass work, and brick manufacturing * Includes a world-wide survey of various companies successfuly using robots in industrial applications

Industrial Robotics Handbook

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Author: V. Daniel Hunt

Publisher: Industrial Press Inc.

ISBN: 9780831111489

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 432

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Overview of the hardware, functions & future of industrial robotics for both the professional engineer & those interested in learning more about their acquisition & usefulness.

Industrial robots

their role in manufacturing industry

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Author: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

Publisher: Organization for Economic

ISBN: N.A

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 93

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Advances in Service and Industrial Robotics

Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on Robotics in Alpe-Adria-Danube Region, RAAD 2017

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Author: Carlo Ferraresi,Giuseppe Quaglia

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 331961276X

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1047

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This volume contains the proceedings of the 26th International Conference on Robotics in Alpe-Adria-Danube Region, RAAD 2017, held at the Polytechnic University of Turin, Italy, from June 21-23, 2017. The conference brought together academic and industrial researchers in robotics from 30 countries, the majority of them affiliated to the Alpe-Adria-Danube Region, and their worldwide partners. RAAD 2017 covered all major areas of R&D and innovation in robotics, including the latest research trends. The book provides an overview on the advances in service and industrial robotics. The topics are presented in a sequence starting from the classical robotic subjects, such as kinematics, dynamics, structures, control, and ending with the newest topics, like human-robot interaction and biomedical applications. Researchers involved in the robotic field will find this an extraordinary and up-to-date perspective on the state of the art in this area.

Gearing up and accelerating cross‐fertilization between academic and industrial robotics research in Europe:

Technology transfer experiments from the ECHORD project

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Author: Florian Röhrbein,Germano Veiga,Ciro Natale

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319029347

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 346

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This monograph by Florian Röhrbein, Germano Veiga and Ciro Natale is an edited collection of 15 authoritative contributions in the area of robot technology transfer between academia and industry. It comprises three parts on Future Industrial Robotics, Robotic Grasping as well as Human-Centered Robots. The book chapters cover almost all the topics nowadays considered ‘hot’ within the robotics community, from reliable object recognition to dexterous grasping, from speech recognition to intuitive robot programming, from mobile robot navigation to aerial robotics, from safe physical human-robot interaction to body extenders. All contributions stem from the results of ECHORD – the European Clearing House for Open Robotics Development, a large-scale integrating project funded by the European Commission within the 7th Framework Programme from 2009 to 2013. ECHORD’s two main pillars were the so-called experiments, 52 small-sized industry-driven research projects, and the structured dialog, a powerful interaction instrument between the stakeholders. The results described in this volume are expected to shed new light on innovation and technology transfer from academia to industry in the field of robotics.

Industrial robots

forecast and trends : a second edition Delphi study

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Author: Donald N. Smith,Peter Heytler,Society of Manufacturing Engineers,University of Michigan

Publisher: Society of Manufacturing Engineers

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 212

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The impacts of industrial robots

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Author: Robert U. Ayres,Steven M. Miller,Carnegie-Mellon University. Dept. of Engineering and Public Policy,Carnegie-Mellon University. Robotics Institute

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 54

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Industrial Robotics

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Author: James Perlberg

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781133610991

Category: Education

Page: 304

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INDUSTRIAL ROBOTICS delivers an introduction to the industry and basic understanding of the subjects needed for starting a career in industrial robotics. It provides a background on the history and development of industrial automation before moving into subjects such as robot mechanical unit configurations, controller architecture, and general software structure. A general overview of programming and end of arm tooling is also included. The first edition highlights three subjects not typically addressed in robotic texts -- industrial sensors, vision systems, and maintenance. Numerous general maintenance concepts help prepare students for entry into the job market. Coverage also includes the economic aspects of robots in the workplace as well as the issues of human/robot interfaces. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Industrial Robotics

Technology, Programming, and Applications

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Author: Mikell P. Groover,M... Weiss,R... N. Nagel,N... G. Odrey

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780071004428

Category: Robotics

Page: 546

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Industrial Robot Specifications

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Author: Adrian Ioannou

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9780850387698

Category: Science

Page: 357

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The industrial application of robots is growing steadily. This is reflected in the number of manufacturers now in volved in the field of robotics. Thanks to pioneers such as Joseph Engelberger of Unimation Inc, industry has seen their rapid deployment in all areas of manufacturing. Manufacturers of robots and robotic equipment have increased their production levels and at the same time have made great efforts to improve and adapt their pro ducts to allow them to be used for a wider range of appli cations. The demand for ever more sophisticated robotic devices has made the choice of robot for a particular application an extremely hard one. Industrial Robot Specifications has been compiled to enable users to assess robotics in the context of their own needs. The book contains detailed information on over 300 robots manufactured and distributed under licence throughout Europe. More than 90 companies are cov ered, and details are given of their distributors and agents, regional addresses and names of key contacts. Information is provided on robots as diverse as simple teaching machines, costing perhaps £1500, to those highly sophisticated computer-controlled robot devices commonly found in flexible manufacturing systems, costing tens of thousands of pounds each. Introduction Industrial Robot Specifications is divided into three sec adjustable mechanisms that command manipulation.

Industrial Robot Handbook

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Author: Richard K. Miller

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1468466089

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 686

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These are exciting times for manufacturing engineers. It has been said that American industry will undergo greater changes during the 1980 and 1990 decades than it did during the entire eight preceding decades of this century. The industrial robot has become the symbol of this progress in computer-integrated manufacturing. This book is for engineers and managers in manufacturing industries who are involved in implementing robotics in their operations. With tens of thousands of industrial robots already in use in the United States, there are plenty of role models for proposed applications to be patterned after. This book provides an overview of robot applications and presents case histories that might suggest applications to engineers and managers for implementation in their own facilities. The application of industrial robots were well developed in the late 1970s and early 1980s. While the reader may note some of the examples discussed in this handbook incorporate older robot models, it is the application that is of interest. As Joseph Engelberger, the founding father of robotics has pointed out, industrial robots in 1988 are "doing pretty much the same kind of work" as they did in 1980.