Summary and Info
The second edition of this highly successful book introduces the science and engineering of mechanical manipulation and provides a complete overview of the fundamental skills underlying the mechanics and control of manipulators. This edition features new material on Controls, Computer-Aided Design and Manufacturing, and Off-Line Programming Systems. Each chapter introduces the fundamentals of a topic and uses specially-designed examples to demonstrate the use of these principles. The first edition was the winner of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers' M. Eugene Merchant Manufacturing Textbook Award.
More About the Author
Frank Cooper Craighead, Jr. (August 14, 1916 – October 21, 2001) and John Johnson Craighead (August 14, 1916 – September 18, 2016), twin brothers, were American conservationists, naturalists, and researchers who made important contributions to the study of falconry and grizzly bear biology.