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Advances in Robotics and Automation: Historical Perspectives

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Part of the Springer Handbooks book series (SHB)

Abstract

Historical perspectives are given about the impressive progress in automation. Automation, including robotics, has evolved by becoming useful and affordable. Methods have been developed to analyze and design better automation, and those methods have also been automated. The most important issue in automation to make every effort to paying attention to all the details.

Keywords

Project Team Operation Analysis Information Handling Airline Pilot Robotic Field 
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Abbreviations

PTS

predetermined time standard

ROBCAD

robotics computer aided design

RPTS

robot predetermined time standard

RTM

resin transfer molding

RTM

robot time & motion method

References

  1. 1.1.
    Y. Hasegawa: Analysis of complicated operations for robotization, SME Paper No. MS79-287 (1979)Google Scholar
  2. 1.2.
    Y. Hasegawa: Evaluation and economic justification. In: Handbook of Industrial Robotics, ed. by S.Y. Nof (Wiley, New York 1985) pp. 665–687Google Scholar
  3. 1.3.
    Y. Hasegawa: Analysis and classification of industrial robot characteristics, Ind. Robot Int. J. 1(3), 106–111 (1974)CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.System Science InstituteWaseda UniversityTokyoJapan

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