2008

Smart Devices and Machines for Advanced Manufacturing

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ISBN: 978-1-84800-146-6 (Print) 978-1-84800-147-3 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xix

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    Book Chapter

    Pages 1-25

    Appropriate Design of Parallel Manipulators

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    Book Chapter

    Pages 27-48

    Gravity Compensation, Static Balancing and Dynamic Balancing of Parallel Mechanisms

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    Book Chapter

    Pages 49-78

    A Unified Methodology for Mobility Analysis Based on Screw Theory

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    Pages 79-109

    The Tau PKM Structures

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    Book Chapter

    Pages 111-135

    Layout and Force Optimisation in Cable-driven Parallel Manipulators

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    Book Chapter

    Pages 137-166

    A Tripod-based Polishing/Deburring Machine

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    Pages 167-188

    Design and Analysis of a Modular Hybrid Parallel-Serial Manipulator for Robotised Deburring Applications

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    Book Chapter

    Pages 189-218

    Design of a Reconfigurable Tripod Machine System and Its Application in Web-based Machining

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    Pages 219-238

    Arch-type Reconfigurable Machine Tool

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    Book Chapter

    Pages 239-256

    Walking Drive Enabled Ultra-precision Positioners

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    Book Chapter

    Pages 257-281

    An XYθZ Planar Motion Stage System Driven by a Surface Motor for Precision Positioning

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    Book Chapter

    Pages 283-318

    Design and Analysis of Micro/Meso-scale Machine Tools

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    Book Chapter

    Pages 319-335

    Micro-CMM

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    Book Chapter

    Pages 337-365

    Laser-assisted Mechanical Micromachining

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    Book Chapter

    Pages 367-384

    Micro Assembly Technology and System

  17. Back Matter

    Pages 385-390