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SummaryRobots are made up of a number of subsystems. A number of methods are used to classify robots. The classification system used in this book is based on the end purpose of the robot.Industrial robots have arms with grippers attached. The grippers are finger-like and can grip or pick up various objects. They are used to pick and place. Robots can be computerized and operate without human supervision.Laboratory robots take many shapes and do many things. They have microcomputer brains, new multijointed arms, and advanced vision or tactile senses. Some have hand-eye coordination.Explorer robots are used to probe outer space and to explore caves, dive underwater, and explore areas where no human can exist.
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Mark R. Miller; Rex Miller: Robots and Robotics: Principles, Systems, and Industrial Applications. Summary, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2017), AccessEngineering Export