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Mechanical movements

  • Advanced Mechanics in Robotic Systemsby Nestor Eduardo Nava Rodríguez

    Springer London 2011; US$ 129.00

    Illustrates original and ambitious mechanical designs and techniques for the development of new robot prototypes Includes numerous figures, tables and flow charts Discusses relevant applications in robotics fields such as humanoid robots, robotic hands, mobile robots, parallel manipulators and human-centred robots more...

  • Advances in Roboticsby C. Bonivento; C. Melchiorri; H. Tolle

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1996; US$ 88.00

    This volume contains the research papers for the final Workshop of European Robotics Network (ERNET). ERNET is a research network created since 1993 in the framework of the Human and Capital Mobility Programme and supported by the Commission of European Communities with the focus on methodologies and applications in the area of Robotics. The participation... more...

  • Advances in Robotics Researchby Torsten Kröger; Friedrich M. Wahl

    Springer 2009; US$ 269.00

    A convention of roboticists from academia and industry working on mathematical and algorithmic foundations of robotics, on the design and analysis of robotic systems as well as on robotic applications. It includes contributions from researchers in German-speaking countries as well as from the international robotics community. more...

  • A Brief Illustrated History of Machines and Mechanismsby Emilio Bautista Paz; Marco Ceccarelli; Javier Echavarri Otero; Jose Luis Munoz Sanz

    Springer 2010; US$ 99.00

    This work deals with mechanical manufacturing processes in history, examined through the machines associated with those processes. A tool is only included if it is part of a machine tool, with devices made up of moving parts. Once the analytical field has been marked out, the chosen descriptive method is basically graphic. This historical compendium... more...

  • Cam Design Handbookby Harold A. Rothbart

    McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 157.50

    The cam, used to translate rotary motion into linear motion, is an integral part of many classes of machines, such as printing presses, textile machinery, gear-cutting machines, and screw machines. Emphasizing computer-aided design and manufacturing techniques, as well as sophisticated numerical control methods, this handbook allows engineers and... more...

  • Compliant Mechanismsby Nicolae Lobontiu

    CRC Press 2002; US$ 319.00

    Preface INTRODUCTION COMPLIANCE-BASED DESIGN OF FLEXURE HINGES Introduction Generic Mathematical Formulation Single-Axis Flexure Hinges for Two-Dimensional Applications Multiple-Axis Flexure Hinges for Three-Dimensional Applications Two-Axis Flexure Hinges for Three-Dimensional Applications Conclusions STATICS OF FLEXURE-BASED COMPLIANT MECHANISMS... more...

  • Design of Special Planar Linkagesby Jing-Shan Zhao; Zhijing Feng; Ning Ma; Fulei Chu

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    Planar linkages play a very important role in mechanical engineering. As the simplest closed chain mechanisms, planar four-bar linkages are widely used in mechanical engineering, civil engineering and aerospace engineering.Design of Special Planar Linkages proposes a uniform design theory for planar four-bar linkages. The merit of the method proposed... more...

  • Direct Gear Designby Alexander L. Kapelevich

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 132.95

    Historical Overview Direct Gear Design ® Origin Gear Design Based on Rack Generating Technology Gear Design without Rack Generation Gears with Asymmetric Teeth Macrogeometry of Involute Gears Involute Tooth Parameters Gear Mesh Characteristics Pitch Factor Analysis Application of Direct Gear Design for Different Types of Involute Gears Area... more...

  • Dudley's Handbook of Practical Gear Design and Manufacture, Second Editionby Stephen P. Radzevich

    CRC Press 2012; US$ 167.95

    This major work . . . should become the bible of the industry, and its guidelines will serve the engineering body responsible for present and future standards of gearing. . . . Recognized nationally and internationally as one of the foremost contributors to the advancement of gear design, Mr. Dudley . . . received the E. P. Connell Award, which is... more...

  • From Robot to Human Grasping Simulationby Beatriz León; Antonio Morales; Joaquin Sancho-Bru

    Springer 2013; US$ 109.00

    The human hand and its dexterity in grasping and manipulating objects are some of the hallmarks of the human species. For years, anatomic and biomechanical studies have deepened the understanding of the human handâ??s functioning and, in parallel, the robotics community has been working on the design of robotic hands capable of manipulating objects... more...