Type Synthesis Method and Procedure of Robotic Mechanism

  • Tao SunEmail author
  • Shuofei Yang
  • Binbin Lian
Part of the Springer Tracts in Mechanical Engineering book series (STME)


Topology of a robotic mechanism is also called its type, which denotes the mechanism’s basic structure including number and sequence of all joints in the mechanism, as well as the classifications and axes/directions of the joints. The type determines the motions and performances of the mechanism. Thus, type design is the prerequisite step in the innovation design of robotic mechanisms.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Mechanical EngineeringTianjin UniversityTianjinChina

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