Aerial Manipulator Kinematics

  • Matko OrsagEmail author
  • Christopher Korpela
  • Paul Oh
  • Stjepan Bogdan
Part of the Advances in Industrial Control book series (AIC)


In classical robotics, robotic manipulators are composed of links connected through joints to form a so-called kinematic chain (Siciliano and Khatib, Springer handbook of robotics, 2008, [6]). Normally, this kinematic chain consists of two separate groups, manipulator and endeffector. However, in aerial and mobile robotics, we go a step further to augment this manipulator with a mobile base.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Matko Orsag
    • 1
    Email author
  • Christopher Korpela
    • 2
  • Paul Oh
    • 3
  • Stjepan Bogdan
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory for Robotics and Intelligent Control Systems, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and ComputingUniversity of ZagrebZagrebCroatia
  2. 2.Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer ScienceUnited States Military AcademyWest PointUSA
  3. 3.Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of Nevada Las VegasLas VegasUSA

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