Introduction to the mechanics of space robots / Giancarlo Genta.

By: Genta, Giancarlo (Giancarlo)Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Series: Space technology library ; 26.Copyright date: Dordrecht [Netherlands] : New York ; Springer, 2012Edition: First EditionDescription: xxi, 597 pages : illustrations ; 24 cmISBN: 9789400717954 (acidfree paper); 9789400717961 (e-ISBN)Other title: Mechanics of space robots | Space robotsSubject(s): Space robotics | Robots -- Design and construction | Space environment | Physics | Astronautics | Astronomy | Robótica espacial -- Diseño y construcción | Robots | Ambiente espacial | Física | Astronáutica | AstronomíaDDC classification: 520
Partial contents:
1 Introduction -- 2 Space and planetary environment -- 3 Manipulatory devices -- 4 Mobility on planetary surfaces -- 5 Wheeled vehicles and rovers -- 6 Non-wheeled vehicles and rovers -- 7 Actuators and sensors -- 8 Power systems -- Appendix A: Equations of motion in the configuration and state spaces -- Appendix B: Equations of motion for continuous systems.
Abstract: "Based on lecture notes on a space robotics course, this book offers a pedagogical introduction to the mechanics of space robots. After presenting an overview of the environments and conditions space robots have to work in, the author discusses a variety of manipulatory devices robots may use to perform their tasks"--Back cover.
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Includes index (pages 589-597).

Includes bibliographical references (pages [585]-588).

1 Introduction -- 2 Space and planetary environment -- 3 Manipulatory devices -- 4 Mobility on planetary surfaces -- 5 Wheeled vehicles and rovers -- 6 Non-wheeled vehicles and rovers -- 7 Actuators and sensors -- 8 Power systems -- Appendix A: Equations of motion in the configuration and state spaces -- Appendix B: Equations of motion for continuous systems.

"Based on lecture notes on a space robotics course, this book offers a pedagogical introduction to the mechanics of space robots. After presenting an overview of the environments and conditions space robots have to work in, the author discusses a variety of manipulatory devices robots may use to perform their tasks"--Back cover.

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