Article - 16 Sep 2018
This article takes a look at the use of semiconductors in robotics.
Article - 20 Jul 2013
Designing the embedded software within a robot would take considerable amounts of time for every robot designer. This requires skills in electronics, embedded programming and mechanical engineering.
Article - 19 Jul 2013
Power sources are indispensable while designing robotic systems. Hence, the selection of power sources should be the primary focus owing to its impact on the mechanism, packaging, weight and size of...
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 Jul 2012
This article describes the design of a biologically inspired strider robot that can function in a similar fashion to the water strider insect by moving along the surface of water.
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 - 4 Oct 2012
The application of mechatronic engineering in human biology is known as biomechatronics. It is a key area of study in biomedical engineering.
Article - 4 Aug 2012
The vision of developing robotic cars continues to be part of modern-day research, with the expectation that it will lead to a new form of transportation.
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.
Article - 22 Mar 2013
Managers of large power plants strive to ensure outage optimization, lifetime extension and outage reduction. This article looks at the design and deployment of robots to inspect the conditions of a...