Accession Number : ADP002940
Title : Application of Symbolic Computation to the Analysis of Mechanical Systems, Including Robot Arms,
Corporate Author : WISCONSIN UNIV-MADISON MATHEMATICS RESEARCH CENTER
Personal Author(s) : Hussain,M. A. ; Noble,B.
Report Date : FEB 1984
Pagination or Media Count : 24
Abstract : This paper illustrates the application of symbolic computation in connection with three aspects of mechanical systems: (1) The derivation of dynamical equations by Lagrangian methods; (2) The analysis and synthesis of kinematic mechanisms; and (3) A robot manipulator arm.
Descriptors : *Mathematical analysis, *Mechanical components, Computer programs, Degrees of freedom, Manipulators, Linkages, Suspension devices, Dynamics, Kinematics, Sensitivity, Computations, Symbols, Robots, Equations of motion, Lagrangian functions
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE