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Engineering Creative Design in Robotics and Mechatronics

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While technologies continue to advance in different directions, there still holds a constant evolution of interdisciplinary development. Robotics and mechatronics is a successful fusion of disciplines into a unified framework that enhances the design of products and manufacturing processes. Engineering Creative Design in Robotics and Mechatronics captures the latest research developments in the subject field of robotics and mechatronics and provides relevant theoretical knowledge in this field. Providing interdisciplinary development approaches, this reference source prepares students, scientists, and professional engineers with the latest research development to enhance their skills of innovative design capabilities.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
  5. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Editorial Advisory Board
  6. Preface
  7. Section 1:
    1. Chapter 1: Silicon Micro-Robot with Neural Networks
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. SILICON MICRO-ROBOT
      4. LOCOMOTION MECHANISMS OF THE SILICON MICRO-ROBOT
      5. HARDWARE NEURAL NETWORKS
      6. LOCOMOTION CONTROL USING HARDWARE NEURAL NETWORKS
      7. CONCLUSION AND DISCUSSIONS
    2. Chapter 2: Gait Transition Control of a Biped Robot from Quadrupedal to Bipedal Locomotion Based on Central Pattern Generator, Phase Resetting, and Kinematic Synergy
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. GAIT TRANSITION STRATEGY
      4. 3. BIPED ROBOT
      5. 4. LOCOMOTION CONTROL SYSTEM
      6. 5. RESULTS
      7. 6. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 3: Design for Information Processing in Living Neuronal Networks
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. OUTLINE OF A NEUROROBOT
      4. 3. COMPONENTS OF A NEUROROBOT
      5. 4. PRINCIPLES OF A NEUROROBOT
      6. 5. INTERPRETERS
      7. 6. EXPERIMENTS USING VITROID
      8. 7. DISCUSSION
    4. Chapter 4: Novel Swimming Mechanism for a Robotic Fish
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. 3. DISCUSSION
      5. 4. NOVEL FISH ROBOT
      6. 5. CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 5: Efficient Evolution of Modular Robot Control via Genetic Programming
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. SIDEWINDING AND SENSING SNAKE-LIKE MODULAR ROBOT
      4. 3. GENETIC TRANSPOSITION IN GP
      5. 4. STRONGLY-TYPED CROSSOVER
      6. 5. MULTIOBJECTIVE FITNESS FUNCTION
      7. 6. EVOLUTIONARY FRAMEWORK AND THE SIMULATION ENVIRONMENT
      8. 7. EXPERIMENTAL RESULTS
      9. 8. CONCLUSION
    6. Chapter 6: Awareness-Based Recommendation
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. AWARENESS-BASED RECOMMENDATION
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
  8. Section 2:
    1. Chapter 7: Design and Implementation of a Step-Traversing Two-Wheeled Robot
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. DYNAMICS OF THE ROBOT
      4. 3. DESIGN OF THE CONTROLLER
      5. 4. CONSTRUCTION OF THE ROBOT SYSTEM
      6. 5. EXPERIMENTAL RESULTS
      7. 6. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 8: Ellipse Detection-Based Bin-Picking Visual Servoing System
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. QUASI-RANSAC ELLIPSE DETECTION
      4. POSITION AND POSTURE ESTIMATION
      5. VISUAL SERVOING PROCESS
    3. Chapter 9: Inferring Intention through State Representations in Cooperative Human-Robot Environments
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. INTENTION RECOGNITION AND STATE REPRESENTATION RELATED WORK
      4. 3. STATE RECOGNITION VS. ACTIVITY RECOGNITION
      5. 4. REPRESENTING STATES AND SPATIAL RELATIONS
      6. 5. ORDERING STATES TO FORM INTENTIONS
      7. 6. THE MANUFACTURING KITTING DOMAIN
      8. 7. A KITTING ONTOLOGY
      9. 8. STATE REPRESENTATION IN THE MANUFACTURING KITTING DOMAIN
      10. 9. KITTING EXAMPLE
      11. 10. REPRESENTING STATES, STATE RELATIONSHIPS, AND INTENTIONS IN AN ONTOLOGY
      12. 11. TRACKING STATES AND STATE TRANSITIONS AS ACTIONS OCCUR
      13. 12. MATCHING PERCEIVED STATES TRANSITIONS TO ONTOLOGY INTENTION REPRESENTATIONS
      14. 13. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 10: Smart Sensor Systems
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. MR MAGNETIC SENSING
      4. 3. ELECTROMAGNETIC FERRITE SENSING
      5. 4. AUTONOMOUS WHEELCHAIR GUIDANCE BY NON-MAGNETIC SENSING TECHNOLOGIES
      6. 5. IDENTIFICATION TECHNOLOGY USING RADIO-FREQUENCY ELECTROMAGNETIC INDUCTION
      7. 6. CONCLUDING REMARKS
  9. Section 3:
    1. Chapter 11: Development and Simulation of an Adaptive Control System for the Teleoperation of Medical Robots
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. SYSTEM MODELING
      4. 3. OBSERVER DESIGN
      5. 4. CONTROLLER DESIGN
      6. 5. SIMULATION RESULTS
      7. 6. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 12: Design and Development of Teleoperation for Forest Machines
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. FORESTRY IN NEW ZEALAND
      4. 3. OVERVIEW OF FIELD ROBOTICS FOR MINING AND FORESTRY
      5. 4. TELEOPERATION AND CONTROL SYSTEMS
      6. 5. TELEOPERATION CONCEPTS, CONTROL SYSTEMS, AND EXPERIMENTAL PLATFORMS
      7. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 13: Time Delay and Uncertainty Compensation in Bilateral Telerobotic Systems
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. GENERAL ARCHITECTURE OF BILATERAL TELEROBOTIC SYSTEMS
      4. 3. BILATERAL TELEROBOTIC CONTROL PROBLEMS AND METHODS
      5. 4. NEURAL, FUZZY, AND NEURO-FUZZY CONTROL
      6. 5. CASE STUDIES
      7. 6. CONCLUSION
  10. Section 4:
    1. Chapter 14: Modelling and Simulation Approaches for Gas Turbine System Optimization
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. GAS TURBINE CYCLE
      4. 3. GAS TURBINE MODELLING AND SIMULATION
      5. 4. WHITE-BOX MODELS OF GAS TURBINES
      6. 5. BLACK-BOX (ANN-BASED) MODELS OF GAS TURBINES
      7. 6. APPLICATIONS OF GT MODELS IN CONTROL SYSTEM DESIGN
      8. 7. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 15: Robotic CAM System Available for Both CL Data and NC Data
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. DESIRED TRAJECTORY
      4. 3. IMPLEMENTATION TO AN INDUSTRIAL ROBOT
      5. 4. EXPERIMENT
      6. 5. ROBOTIC CAM SYSTEM EXTENDED FOR DEALING WITH NC DATA
      7. 6. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 16: Robotic Grippers, Grasping, and Grasp Planning
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. ROBOTIC GRIPPERS
      4. GRASPING
      5. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 17: Cyberinfra Product Concept and its Prototyping Strategies
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. DEFINITION OF CYBERINFRA PRODUCT CONCEPT
      4. TECHNOLOGY ROADMAP FOR CYBERINFRA INTEGRATION
      5. CYBERINFRA ARCHITECTURE
      6. ROBUST DESIGN KNOWLEDGE AND CHALLENGES
      7. DESIGN KNOWLEDGE-INTENSITY AND CYBER-CHALLENGES
      8. CYBERINFRA METHODOLOGY DEVELOPMENT
      9. PERFORMANCE MODEL: SEMANTIC DEFINITION
      10. CYBERINFRA PROCESS
      11. CYBERINFRA: ONTOLOGY
      12. KNOWLEDGE-INTENSIVE SOLUTION-BASED CYBERINFRA DESIGN
      13. CYBERINFRA DEFINITION FOR INVENTION
      14. INVENTION PROCEDURES
      15. CYBER-PLATFORM DESIGN: KISBED
      16. USE CASE: KNOWLEDGE INTENSIVE CYBERINFRA PLATFORM
      17. CASE FORMULA 1: KISBED APPLICATION SCENARIO
      18. SUMMARY OF CYBERINFRA PRODUCT STRATEGY
  11. Compilation of References
  12. About the Contributors