By Wu H. (ed.)
In recent times, parallel kinematics mechanisms have attracted loads of realization from the tutorial and commercial groups as a result of capability functions not just as robotic manipulators but additionally as laptop instruments. as a rule, the factors used to match the functionality of conventional serial robots and parallel robots are the workspace, the ratio among the payload and the robotic mass, accuracy, and dynamic behaviour. as well as the lowered coupling influence among joints, parallel robots carry some great benefits of a lot greater payload-robot mass ratios, greater accuracy and bigger stiffness; features which result in greater dynamic functionality. the most trouble with parallel robots is the rather small workspace. loads of learn on parallel robots has been conducted around the world, and numerous parallel mechanism structures were outfitted for numerous functions, similar to distant dealing with, laptop instruments, clinical robots, simulators, micro-robots, and humanoid robots. This e-book opens a window to remarkable study and improvement paintings on parallel mechanisms contributed through authors from world wide. via this window the reader can get a very good view of present parallel robotic learn and purposes.