The Man-Robot Interface in Automated Assembly
In recent years there has been increasing pressure for enhanced productivity in the manufacture of capital and consumer goods in order to maintain and expand per capita standards of living throughout the industrialized world. One response to this pressure has been increased attempts at automaticity in the assembly of manufactured parts. More than 3000 industrial (“blue collar”) robots are now installed throughout the world, and this number is expected to increase by a factor of 10 in the coming decade. (Johnson, 1975).
KeywordsAssembly Task Automate Assembly Automatic Fault High System Reliability Automatic Fault Detection
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