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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Robot Building for Beginnersby David Cook

    Apress 2010; US$ 24.49

    Update of the successful Robot Building for Beginners by David Cook. Author, David Cook, remains a visible, well respected robotics expert. Robotics continues to have appeal with hobbyists ? from alpha geek to more and more the consumer now. Assumes no electronics or machining experience ? only desire. ... 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...

  • Eleventh Scandinavian Conference on Artificial Intelligenceby A. Kofod-Petersen; F. Heintz; H. Langseth

    IOS Press 2011; US$ 160.00

    This book contains the proceedings of the 11th Scandinavian Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AI), held in Trondheim in May 2011. It presents 17 full papers and an additional six short papers and posters carefully selected from the submissions after thorough peer review. The papers are arranged in four main sections: machine learning, planning,... more...

  • Biologically Inspired Approaches for Locomotion, Anomaly Detection and Reconfiguration for Walking Robotsby Bojan Jakimovski

    Springer Fachmedien 2011; US$ 129.00

    The increasing presence of mobile robots in our everyday lives introduces the requirements for their intelligent and autonomous features. Therefore the next generation of mobile robots should be more self-capable, in respect to: increasing of their functionality in unforeseen situations, decreasing of the human involvement in their everyday operations... more...

  • Starr-elastische Robotersystemeby Hubert Gattringer

    Springer Fachmedien 2011; US$ 79.99

    Das Werk pr sentiert eine durchg ngige Methodik f r starre und elastische Roboter. Hauptaugenmerk wird auf eine effiziente mathematische Beschreibung dieser Roboter gelegt. Die Modelle dienen als Grundlage f r den Reglerentwurf. Die Regelung, inklusive der experimentellen Ergebnisse, wird anhand verschiedener Anwendungsbeispiele diskutiert: elastische... more...

  • Fault-Diagnosis Systemsby Rolf Isermann

    Springer 2006; US$ 79.95

    With increasing demands for efficiency and product quality and progressing integration of automatic control systems in high-cost mechatronic and safety-critical processes, the field of supervision (or monitoring), fault detection and fault diagnosis plays an important role. The book gives an introduction into advanced methods of fault detection and... more...