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Design Aspects of a Robot Coordinated by a Desktop Computer

  • John Billingsley
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Part of the Microprocessor-Based Systems Engineering book series (ISCA, volume 6)

Abstract

An industrial robot is usually purchased complete with mechanical structure, drive electronics, controlling computer and embedded programming language. The robot is a single unit, to be used or abandoned as a whole, even though it contains a mix of technologies including that volatile and obsolescent commodity, software. Purchasers are likely to find manufacturers unwilling to upgrade an older model to take advantage of a software improvement, recommending replacement of the whole system instead.

Keywords

Switching Line Switching Curve Disturbing Force Position Demand Position Control Loop 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • John Billingsley
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  1. 1.Portsmouth PolytechnicPortsmouthUK

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