Grasping in Robotics

Volume 10 of the series Mechanisms and Machine Science pp 3-16


Notes for a History of Grasping Devices

  • Marco CeccarelliAffiliated withLARM: Laboratory of Robotics and Mechatronics, University of Cassino and South Latium Email author 

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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.