Assignment 1 Spring 2011

Assignment 1 Spring 2011 - the text? 12 What is a robot...

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Introduction to ROBOTICS Homework #1 REVIEW QUESTIONS 1 What is an industrial robot? 2 What was the first application of an industrial robot? 3 What are the five joint types used in robotic arms and wrists? 4 Name the five common body-and-arm configurations identified in the text. 5 What is the work volume of a robot manipulator? 6 What is a playback robot with point-to-point control? 7 What is an end effector? 8 In a machine loading and unloading application, what is the advantage of a dual gripper over a single gripper? 9 Robotic sensors are classified as internal and external. What is the distinction? 10 What are four of the six general characteristics of industrial work situations that tend to promote the substitution of robots for human workers? 11 What are the three categories of robot industrial applications, as identified in
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Unformatted text preview: the text? 12 What is a robot program? 13 What is the difference between powered leadthrough and manual leadthrough in robot programming? 14 What is control resolution in a robot positioning system? 15 What is the difference between repeatability and accuracy in a robotic manipulator? 16 To move in free space with arbitrary position and orientation requires how many degrees of freedom? ____________ 17 How many degrees of freedom do the following joints allow? Revolute Joint: __________ Linear Joint: __________ Ball Joint: __________ 19 . # of joints: _______ DOF: _______ Geometric type: _______ 20. # of joints: ______ DOF: ______ Geometric type: _______ 21. List the four geometric types below: a. __________________________ b.__________________________ c.__________________________ d.__________________________...
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This note was uploaded on 02/22/2011 for the course IE 324 taught by Professor Hishamabu-nabaa during the Spring '11 term at Lehigh University .

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