Grippers in Motion by Andreas Wolf Book PDF Summary
Grippers in Motion provides a comprehensive, practice-oriented guide to the fascinating details of automation processes involving gripping and manipulation. This intriguing and colorful book leads the reader from the history of automation and robotics to the fundamentals of the gripping process as well as the interaction of the gripping process with individual workpieces. Boundary conditions and initial situation of the gripping process are defined, and how subsequent motion follows gripping is shown. The implementation of these motion processes, from simple linear motions to the kinematics of multiple axes, is illustrated in a practical way. This practical introduction motivates students and even professionals to learn more about the world of robotic grippers. Grippers in Motion includes a spectrum of real-world applications demonstrating the possibilities and varieties of automation in practice.