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  • Werkzeugmaschinen 5by Christian Brecher; Manfred Weck

    Springer 2006; US$ 39.99

    Das Buch richtet sich sowohl an Studierende wie auch an die Hersteller und Anwender von Werkzeugmaschinen, die vor der Aufgabe stehen, die Güte einer Werkzeugmaschine zu beurteilen und vorhandene Schwachstellen der Maschine aufzudecken, zu bewerten und Verbesserungsmaßnahmen einzuleiten. Die siebte Auflage ist an einigen Stellen entsprechend dem Entwicklungsfortschritt... more...

  • Robot Programmer's Bonanzaby John Blankenship; Samuel Mishal

    McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 32.00

    The first hands-on programming guide for today's robot hobbyist Get ready to reach into your programming toolbox and control a robot like never before! Robot Programmer's Bonanza is the one-stop guide for everyone from robot novices to advanced hobbyists who are ready to go beyond just building robots and start programming them to perform useful... more...

  • Autonomous Systemsby Bernd Mahr; Sheng Huanye

    Springer 2008; US$ 159.00

    The 2008 TUB-SJTU joint workshop on "Autonomous Systems - Self-Organization, Management, and Control" was held on October 6, 2008 at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China. The workshop, sponsored by Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Technical University of Berlin brought together scientists and researchers from both universities. more...

  • Practical PID Controlby Antonio Visioli

    Springer 2006; US$ 239.00

    Proportional-integral-derivative (PID) controllers are the most adopted controllers in industrial settings. This book focuses on those functionalities that can provide significant improvements in PID performance in combination with parameter tuning. It covers PID-based control architectures (ratio and cascade control) and performance assessment. more...

  • Artificial General Intelligenceby Ben Goertzel; Cassio Pennachin

    Springer 2007; US$ 159.00

    This is the first book on current research on artificial general intelligence (AGI), work explicitly focused on engineering general intelligence ? autonomous, self-reflective, self-improving, commonsensical intelligence.Each author explains a specific aspect of AGI in detail in each chapter, while also investigating the common themes in the work of... more...

  • Flexible Robot Manipulatorsby M.O. Tokhi; A.K.M. Azad

    The Institution of Engineering and Technology 1753; US$ 131.00

    This new book discusses the very latest developmens in modelling, simulation and control of flexible robot manipulators. Coverage includes an overall review of previously developed methodologies, a range of modelling approaches including classical techniques, parametric and neuromodelling approaches, numerical modelling/simulation techniques and more. more...

  • Mobile Robot Navigation with Intelligent Infrared Image Interpretationby William L. Fehlman; Mark K. Hinders

    Springer 2009; US$ 159.00

    Describes an alternative to GPS navigation: a physics-based adaptive Bayesian pattern classification model that uses a passive thermal infrared imaging system to automatically characterize non-heat generating objects in unstructured outdoor environments for mobile robots. more...

  • Springer Handbook of Automationby Shimon Y. Nof

    Springer 2009; US$ 199.00

    A handbook that incorporates various developments in automation. It presents a widespread conglomeration of application areas, such as medical systems and health, transportation, security and maintenance, service, construction and retail as well as production or logistics. It is suitable for automation experts, and for people new to this field. more...

  • Visual Perception for Manipulation and Imitation in Humanoid Robotsby Pedram Azad

    Springer 2009; US$ 169.00

    The development of humanoid robots is one of the most challenging research fields within robotics. One of the crucial capabilities of such a humanoid is the ability to visually perceive its environment. The present monograph deals with visual perception for the intended applications manipulation and imitation, supporting higher-level cognition. In... more...

  • Electroactive Polymer (EAP) Actuators as Artificial Musclesby Yoseph Bar-Cohen

    SPIE 2004; US$ 94.00

    In concept and execution, this book covers the field of EAP with careful attention to all its key aspects and full infrastructure, including the available materials, analytical models, processing techniques, and characterization methods. In this second edition the reader is brought current on promising advances in EAP that have occurred in electric... more...