Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

A serial-parallel hybrid robot for machining of complex surfaces
by Shijun, Yan, Ph.D., National University of Singapore (Singapore), 2015, 166; 10006111
Abstract (Summary)

Machining of complex surfaces (MOCS) is a global technological topic. Many products are designed with complex surfaces to enhance their appearances and/or functions. Although computer numerical control (CNC) systems, serial robots and parallel manipulators are competent in completing MOCS, CNC systems lack flexibility, while serial robots find it difficult to achieve high accuracy and parallel manipulators possess smaller workspace. In an attempt to overcome these problems, this study constructs a hybrid robot to combine the advantages of a serial robot and a parallel manipulator. (Abstract shortened by UMI.)

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School: National University of Singapore (Singapore)
Department: Mechanical Engineering
School Location: Republic of Singapore
Source: DAI-B 77/06(E), Dissertation Abstracts International
Source Type: DISSERTATION
Subjects: Robotics
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Publication Number: 10006111
ISBN: 9781339439730
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