Notes for a History of Grasping Devices

  • Marco Ceccarelli
Part of the Mechanisms and Machine Science book series (Mechan. Machine Science, volume 10)


In this chapter an evolution of grasping devices is briefly presented with notes by looking at design solutions. A history of grasping devices and their evolutions is outlined by using illustrative examples of both mechanical design and invented solutions.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.LARM: Laboratory of Robotics and MechatronicsUniversity of Cassino and South LatiumCassinoItaly

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