Robots and Robotics: Principles, Systems, and Industrial Applications

by: Mark R. Miller, Rex Miller


Abstract: Master the principles and practices of industrial robotics. Written by a pair of technology experts and accomplished educators, this comprehensive resource provides a solid foundation in applied industrial robotics and robot technology. You will get straightforward explanations of the latest components, techniques, and capabilities along with practical examples and detailed illustrations. The book takes a look at the entire field of robotics, from design and production to deployment, operation, and maintenance. Valuable appendices provide information on specific robot models, pendants, and controllers. Robots and Robotics: Principles, Systems, and Industrial Applications covers: • Robot and robotics fundamentals • Identification of components • Robot parts and robotic motion capabilities • Programs, programming languages, and microprocessors • Drive systems, pumps, motors, and sensors • Control methods • Industrial applications • Specifications and capabilities • Troubleshooting and maintenance • Emerging technologies and the future of robotics
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Title: Robots and Robotics: Principles, Systems, and Industrial Applications

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education: New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Athens, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, New Delhi, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto

Copyright / Pub. Date: 2017 McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9781259859786

Authors:

Mark R. Miller is a Professor of Industrial Technology and Chair of the Technology Department at The University of Texas at Tyler. He has authored or co-authored more than 40 technical books and numerous technical articles. He currently serves as the Chairman of the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) Board of Certification, on which he has assisted with the development of five new certification exam programs. Dr. Miller serves as the faculty advisor for the student chapter of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers and is the co-trustee for the Delta Gamma Chapter of Epsilon Pi Tau (honor society for technology professionals). He also serves as the Director of the Texas Productivity Center and is a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt. Dr. Miller has received numerous teaching and service awards throughout his career.

Rex Miller is Professor Emeritus of Industrial Technology at the State University College at Buffalo (New York), where he taught technical curriculums for more than 40 years. Dr. Miller has authored or co-authored more than 100 texts for vocational and industrial arts programs.

Description: Master the principles and practices of industrial robotics. Written by a pair of technology experts and accomplished educators, this comprehensive resource provides a solid foundation in applied industrial robotics and robot technology. You will get straightforward explanations of the latest components, techniques, and capabilities along with practical examples and detailed illustrations. The book takes a look at the entire field of robotics, from design and production to deployment, operation, and maintenance. Valuable appendices provide information on specific robot models, pendants, and controllers. Robots and Robotics: Principles, Systems, and Industrial Applications covers: • Robot and robotics fundamentals • Identification of components • Robot parts and robotic motion capabilities • Programs, programming languages, and microprocessors • Drive systems, pumps, motors, and sensors • Control methods • Industrial applications • Specifications and capabilities • Troubleshooting and maintenance • Emerging technologies and the future of robotics