Spatial Parallel Robots

  • Stefan StaicuEmail author
Part of the Parallel Robots: Theory and Applications book series (PRTA)


We have already seen that parallel structures have a number of advantages over serial manipulators such as higher payload since this is divided by several legs, has higher accuracy due to none cumulative joint errors, higher structural stiffness, since the load is usually carried by some links and, also, the location of motors are closed to the base. Due to these clear advantages, parallel robots have attracted many researchers and considerable efforts have been devoted to the kinematics and dynamics of these mechanisms. There is a great deal of scope opening up for possible applications of parallel robots in non-traditional field such as like surgical robots and rehabilitation robotics.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MechanicsUniversity Politehnica of BucharestBucharestRomania

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