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Time-Optimal Motions of Some Robotic Systems

  • L. D. Akulenko
  • N. N. Bolotnik
  • F. L. Chernousko
  • V. G. Gradetsky


This paper is devoted to optimization of robotic motions with respect to operational time. Problems of time-optimal control of manipulation robots were earlier considered in a number of papers, seo for example, [1–5]. In [1] the computer oriented procedure is given for obtaining open-loop optimal control of restricted joint torques for a six-degree-of-freedom manipulator. Here the path of the end effector of a robot is prescribed. Bang bang time-optimal controls of a manipulator are considered in [2], provided all Generalized coordinates change monotonically. The paper [3] is devoted to construction of suboptimal controls for multi-degree-of-freedom mechanisms; here a nonlinear system is replaced by a simplified linear one. In [4] a method has been proposed using constant maximum velocity and acceleration to minimize the traveling time on a path composed of straight lines connected by circular curves.


Robotic System Gear Ratio Terminal Position Feedback Optimal Control Transport Operation 
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© Hermes, Paris 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • L. D. Akulenko
    • 1
  • N. N. Bolotnik
    • 1
  • F. L. Chernousko
    • 1
  • V. G. Gradetsky
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Problems in MechanicsAcademy of SciencesMoscowUSSR

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