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