A comprehensive overview of robotics principles, systems, and applications
This practical, straightforward guide gives readers a solid foundation in applied industrial robotics and robotics technology. The book offers start-to-finish coverage of the entire field-from robot design and production to industrial placement and operation. The latest tools and devices used in the trade are clearly explained.
Robots and Robotics: Principles, Systems, and Industrial Applications provides hands-on instruction through concise explanations, examples, and hundreds of detailed illustrations. Free downloadable material reinforces key concepts and gives readers access to more advanced information. The book covers programming, power systems, maintenance and repair, sensors, control architecture, and much more.
* Equips the reader with the concepts needed to start a career in robotics
* Presented in a plain-language, easy-to-understand style
* Written by a pair of experienced technical professionals and educators
Mark R. Miller (Tyler, Texas) is Professor of Industrial Technology and coordinator of that section of the Department of HRD & Technology at the University of Texas at Tyler. Dr. Miller teaches courses in construction for future middle managers and has authored or co-authored more than 35 technical books and many technical articles. Rex Miller (Round Rock, Texas) is Professor Emeritus of Industrial Technology at the State University of New York College at Buffalo where he taught technical curriculums at the college level for more than 40 years. Dr. Miller authored or co-authored more than 100 texts for vocational and industrial arts programs.