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