Wire-driven Parallel Robot: Open Issues

  • Jean-Pierre Merlet
Part of the CISM International Centre for Mechanical Sciences book series (CISM, volume 544)


Wire-driven parallel robot (WDPR) is a special class of parallel robot in which the rigid legs are replaced by wires, with potential advantages in terms of intrusivity and workspace. Although the study of WDPR seems to be a well-addressed subject, we will show that there are still numerous challenging open issues in this field.


Parallel Manipulator Inverse Kinematic Parallel Robot Wire Length Wire Tension 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jean-Pierre Merlet
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  1. 1.INRIA Sophia-AntipolisSophia AntipolisFrance

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