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Computational Kinematics

Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Computational Kinematics that was held at Futuroscope-Poitiers, France, in May 2017

  • Saïd Zeghloul
  • Lotfi Romdhane
  • Med Amine Laribi
Conference proceedings

Part of the Mechanisms and Machine Science book series (Mechan. Machine Science, volume 50)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Applications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Volkert van der Wijk
      Pages 3-10
    3. Narendra Akhadkar, Vincent Acary, Bernard Brogliato
      Pages 11-18
    4. Zhao Tang, Dimiter Zlatanov, Jian Dai
      Pages 19-26
    5. Zhi Wang, Delun Wang, Xiaopeng Li, Huimin Dong, Shudong Yu
      Pages 27-34
    6. Svenja Tappe, Dairong Yu, Jens Kotlarski, Tobias Ortmaier
      Pages 35-43
    7. J. Sandoval, L. Nouaille, G. Poisson, Y. Parmantier
      Pages 44-52
    8. Lila Kaci, Clement Boudaud, Sebastien Briot, Philippe Martinet
      Pages 53-61
    9. Daniel Soto-Guerrero, José Gabriel Ramírez-Torres, Jean-Pierre Gazeau
      Pages 62-69
    10. Víctor H. Andaluz, Santiago Guamán, Jorge S. Sánchez
      Pages 70-78
    11. Víctor H. Andaluz, Edison R. Sásig, William D. Chicaiza, Paola M. Velasco
      Pages 79-86
    12. Jessica S. Ortiz, Alex P. Erazo, Christian P. Carvajal, José A. Pérez, Luis E. Proaño, Franklin M. Silva M. et al.
      Pages 87-95
    13. Jessica S. Ortiz, Cristhian F. Zapata, Alex D. Vega, Víctor H. Andaluz
      Pages 96-105
  3. Biomechanics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 107-107
    2. Shivesh Kumar, Abhilash Nayak, Bertold Bongardt, Andreas Mueller, Frank Kirchner
      Pages 117-125
    3. Carl A. Nelson, Med Amine Laribi, Said Zeghloul
      Pages 126-134
    4. Iosif Birlescu, Paul Tucan, Bogdan Gherman, Calin Vaida, Nicolae Crisan, Corina Radu et al.
      Pages 135-142
    5. Gabriela Reyes, Jose Alfonso Pamanes, Jesus Edurado Fierro, Victor Nunez
      Pages 143-151

About these proceedings


This is the proceedings of IFToMM CK 2017, the 7th International Workshop on Computational Kinematics that was held in Futuroscope-Poitiers, France in May 2017.

Topics treated include: kinematic design and synthesis, computational geometry in kinematics, motion analysis and synthesis, theory of mechanisms, mechanism design, kinematical analysis of serial and parallel robots, kinematical issues in biomechanics, molecular kinematics, kinematical motion analysis and simulation, geometric constraint solvers, deployable and tensegrity structures, robot motion planning, applications of computational kinematics, education in computational kinematics, and theoretical foundations of kinematics.

Kinematics is an exciting area of computational mechanics and plays a central role in a great variety of fields and industrial applications nowadays. Apart from research in pure kinematics, the field deals with problems of practical relevance that need to be solved in an interdisciplinary manner in order for new technologies to develop.

The results presented in this book should be of interest for practicing and research engineers as well as Ph.D. students from the fields of mechanical and electrical engineering, computer science, and computer graphics.


Robot motion planning Mechanical design Multibody systems Parallel robots Theory of mechanisms IFToMM CK2017

Editors and affiliations

  • Saïd Zeghloul
    • 1
  • Lotfi Romdhane
    • 2
  • Med Amine Laribi
    • 3
  1. 1.Institut PPRIME, UPR 3346University of PoitiersPoitiersFrance
  2. 2.American University of Sharjah, UAE, on leave from the National School of Engineering of Sousse Sousse ErriadhTunisia
  3. 3.SP2MI, Téléport 2University of PoitiersPoitiersFrance

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Computational Kinematics
  • Book Subtitle Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Computational Kinematics that was held at Futuroscope-Poitiers, France, in May 2017
  • Editors Saïd Zeghloul
    Lotfi Romdhane
    Med Amine Laribi
  • Series Title Mechanisms and Machine Science
  • Series Abbreviated Title Mechan. Machine Science
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-319-60866-2
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-319-86947-6
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-319-60867-9
  • Series ISSN 2211-0984
  • Series E-ISSN 2211-0992
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XIII, 608
  • Number of Illustrations 335 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Vibration, Dynamical Systems, Control
    Engineering Design
    Robotics and Automation
    Computational Science and Engineering
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