Michael Spirov Konstantinov (1921–1991)

  • Penka J. GenovaEmail author
Part of the History of Mechanism and Machine Science book series (HMMS, volume 26)


Michael S. Konstantinov was one of the founding fathers of IFToMM and was relevant to the development of MMS through achievements in Mechanism Design and early Robotics between 1950 and 1990.


Tooth Gearing Industrial Robot Machine Theory Executive Council Hydraulic Machine 
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  1. Konstantinov MS (1967) The international conference on mechanisms and machines at Varna, Bulgaria: a report on the conference and its proceedings. J Mech 2(1):1–18 (Spring 1967)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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  3. Konstantinov MS (1973b) Address of the secretary-general: IFToMM-AN international non-governmental organization of the future. Mech Mach Theory 8(1):130–141 (Spring 1973)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. Konstantinov MS (1975) 4th international symposium on industrial robots. Mech Mach Theory 10(5):440–441Google Scholar
  5. Konstantinov MS (1977) Inertia forces of robots and manipulators. Mech Mach Theory 12(5):387–401CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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  9. Konstantinov MS, Markov MD (1980) Discrete positions method in kinematics and control of spatial linkages. Mech Mach Theory 15(1):47–60CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Sofia Technical UniversitySofiaBulgaria

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