Robots and Automated Manufacture
edited by J. Billingsley
The Institution of Engineering and Technology, 1985
eISBN: 978-1-84919-335-1 | Cloth: 978-0-86341-053-6
Library of Congress Classification TS191.8.R6367 1985
Dewey Decimal Classification 670.427

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ABOUT THIS BOOK

To serve its purpose, an industrial robot must be harnessed to a manufacturing task, be it welding, assembly, adjustment or the inspection of food products. Complex tasks are likely to require offline programming, both for economy of equipment use and to permit computer simulations for collision avoidance. Vision and other sensory systems are helping to extend the capabilities of robots, while advanced programming techniques are making their use more accessible to the shop floor.

The authors have addressed these and many other subjects in a volume which will be of value to industry and to robotic researchers alike.


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