Industrial Robotics: Selection, Design, and Maintenance

Paperback | April 29, 2005

byHarry Colestock

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With the proliferation of many types of robots in recent years, there is areal need to assist engineers, automation manufacturers, and robot aficionados in the proper selection, care, and feeding of a robot to achieve the maximum in productivity. This book does just that, along with classifying robots in accordance to their complexity and function provided. The book is perfect for large corporations as well as smaller "Mom and Pop" shops who may be considering using robots to help their industrial applications.

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With the proliferation of many types of robots in recent years, there is areal need to assist engineers, automation manufacturers, and robot aficionados in the proper selection, care, and feeding of a robot to achieve the maximum in productivity. This book does just that, along with classifying robots in accordance to their complexity ...

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LEARN HOW TO CHOOSE AND USE A ROBOT IN YOUR SHOP OR FACTORY FOR MAXIMUM EFFICIENCY AND SAVINGS Today's low-cost robots are bringing new efficiencies to companies both small and large -- and one of them could be yours. In Industrial Robotics, robotics productivity expert Harry Colestock makes it easy to find out everything you need to k...

Harry Colestock is an electrical engineer who designed and built automation systems for over 40 years. A specialist in robot productivity improvement, he has analyzed robotics for hundreds of companies in the auto industry as well as other high-volume industries. As chief engineer of Advanced Technology and Testing at Ingersoll-Rand, M...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:220 pages, 9.18 × 7.38 × 0.61 inPublished:April 29, 2005Publisher:Mcgraw Hill CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071440526

ISBN - 13:9780071440523

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Table of Contents

PREFACE

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Chapter 1. Robots – Definitions and Classifications

Chapter 2. Economic Productivity

Chapter 3. Comparisons Between Robots and Fixed Automation

Chapter 4. Where to Use a Robot

Chapter 5. Upkeep of Industrial Robots

Chapter 6. Economic Justification

Chapter 7. Effects of Legislation

Chapter 8. Human Factors

Chapter 9. Safety Standards for Industrial Robotics

Chapter 10. The Impact of Machine Vision on the Robotics Industry

Chapter 11. Summary and Conclusions

Appendix A: Survey of Industrial Robots

INDEX