Article - 24 Jan 2018
This guide to robot joint design provides technical explanations of how to integrate motion and sensing components, and the design options available.
Article - 29 Jul 2012
The following article describes the main industrial robots in application and some of the socioecomonic factors affected by the use of industrial robots over human workers.
Article - 16 Sep 2018
This article takes a look at the use of semiconductors in robotics.
Article - 25 Feb 2020
The principles of fluid mechanics have started to be applied to robotics as a means to optimize performance.
Article - 11 Apr 2019
Robots are reliant on a complex system of power sources, wires, composite microstructures and circuitry to make them function.
Article - 23 Jul 2013
An encoder is a sensor that is fixed to a rotating object such as wheel or motor to measure the rotation of the object. This measurement can help robots to determine the angle of a rotating sensor,...
Article - 1 Feb 2013
In this episode of Building a Robot, we take a look at the importance of a controller in the overall function of a robotic system.
Article - 30 Jan 2013
In this series of building a robot, the current article discusses the design and development of a robotic arm for medical application.
Article - 29 Dec 2012
This article discusses the design and development challenges to building a prosthetic arm.
Article - 27 Jul 2012
The DC motor is considered the heart of a robot and is the main driving force behind moving an artificial structure.