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Modeling and Optimal Control of a Lightweight Bracing Manipulator
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 1987)
Bracing strategy can improve the stiffness of a lightweight manipulator. A lightweight bracing manipulator provides better maneuverability in gross motions and higher precision in small motions. In order to maintain ...
Low cost automation with lighter, versatile machines
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 1986-11)
This paper describes the opportunities for improving the cost/performance ratio for industrial robots and other industrial equipment through reduction in their weight. Also described are four approaches to taking advantage ...