Robots for The Assembly of Small Parts

  • Richard K. Miller
Part of the VNR Competitive Manufacturing Series book series (VNRCMS)


There are several definitions of assembly. Generally, it involves putting together a product or machinery from interchangeable parts of standard dimensions. Assembly tasks can vary in complexity and required sensory interaction.


Assembly Line Assembly Task Material Handling System Robotic Assembly Automate Guide Vehicle System 
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