Accession Number : ADA130999
Title : A Survey of Robotic Technology.
Descriptive Note : Research and development rept.,
Corporate Author : DAVID W TAYLOR NAVAL SHIP RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER BETHESDA MD
Personal Author(s) : Castore,Glen
PDF Url : ADA130999
Report Date : Jul 1983
Pagination or Media Count : 79
Abstract : Robotic Technology is surveyed as a prelude to examination of its use in Naval Air Maintenance tasks. Topics include Robot Classification schemes, programming techniques, power systems, manipulators, control systems, sensors, and end effectors. In this survey, A robot is defined as a machine with three components: a multifunctional manipulator to move objects and tools; a controller to store data and direct the manipulator; a power system for the manipulator.
Descriptors : *ROBOTICS, *ROBOTS, CLASSIFICATION, SURVEYS, COMPUTER PROGRAMMING, POWER SUPPLIES, NAVAL AIRCRAFT, AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE, MANIPULATORS, CONTROL SYSTEMS, DETECTORS
Subject Categories : Machinery and Tools
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE