Introduction

Chapter
Part of the Solid Mechanics and Its Applications book series (SMIA, volume 206)

Abstract

This book represents Part 5 of a larger work on the structural synthesis of parallel robots. The originality of this work resides in combining new formulae for the structural parameters and the evolutionary morphology in a unified approach of structural synthesis giving interesting innovative solutions for parallel robots. Part 1 [1] presented the methodology of structural synthesis and the systematisation of structural solutions of simple and complex limbs with two to six degrees of connectivity systematically generated by the structural synthesis approach. Part 2 [2] presented structural solutions of translational parallel robotic manipulators with two and three degrees of mobility. Part 3 [3] presented structural solutions of parallel robotic manipulators with planar motion of the moving platform. Part 4 [4] presented structural solutions of other parallel robotic manipulators with two and three degrees of freedom of the moving platform. Part 5 of this work focuses on the basic structural solutions of overconstrained parallel robotic manipulators with Schönflies motions of the moving platform.

Keywords

Parallel Manipulator Parallel Mechanism Kinematic Chain Parallel Robot Kinematic Pair 
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