Conceptual design and dimensional synthesis of a reconfigurable hybrid robot
UNSPECIFIED. (2005) Conceptual design and dimensional synthesis of a reconfigurable hybrid robot. JOURNAL OF MANUFACTURING SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME, 127 (3). pp. 647-653. ISSN 1087-1357Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.1947208
This paper deals with the conceptual design of a novel four-degree-of-freedom (dof) modularized robot which is composed of a 2-dof parallel mechanism plus a 2-dof rotating head attached to the moving platform. Patented with the name Bicept, the robot is the two-dimensional version of the Tricept robot and is designed as a reconfigurable module that can readily be integrated with 1-dof feed mechanism or a fixed base in order to form a vet of reconfigurable robots with parallel-serial architecture. The dimensional synthesis of the 2-dof parallel mechanism as a component of the Bicept robot is also carried out by solving a one-dimensional nonlinear equation associated with the strut-length constraint. The dimensional parameters corresponding to various width-height ratios of the work space are obtained via examples.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||T Technology > TS Manufactures
T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
|Journal or Publication Title:||JOURNAL OF MANUFACTURING SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME|
|Publisher:||ASME-AMER SOC MECHANICAL ENG|
|Official Date:||August 2005|
|Number of Pages:||7|
|Page Range:||pp. 647-653|
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