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Robot evolution : the development of anthrobotics

Author: Mark E Rosheim
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Wiley, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Since the creation of the first modern robots in the 1950s, robotics has developed rapidly and in diverse directions; the term robot (from the Czech word for drudgery) now applies to a spectrum of creations, from mechanical limbs bolted to factory floors to computer-driven bipeds with human-like capabilities. But the urge to create "mechanical men" to perform mundane, repetitive, and even complex human tasks is  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rosheim, Mark E.
Robot evolution.
New York, N.Y. : Wiley, ©1994
(OCoLC)621792813
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark E Rosheim
ISBN: 0471026220 9780471026228
OCLC Number: 30318363
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvi, 423 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Robots past --
Robot arms --
Wrists --
Hands --
Legs --
Anthrobots --
Epilogue --
Glossary --
References --
Index --
Figure credits.
Responsibility: Mark E. Rosheim.
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Looks at more than 2,000 years of robot history, as well as their development, design, and component parts. This book explores the evolution and increasing complexity of robot designs and points out  Read more...

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