Rigid Body Dynamics Algorithms by Roy FeatherstoneRigid Body Dynamics Algorithms by Roy Featherstone

Rigid Body Dynamics Algorithms

byRoy Featherstone

Hardcover | November 26, 2007

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Rigid Body Dynamics Algorithms presents the subject of computational rigid-body dynamics through the medium of spatial 6D vector notation. It explains how to model a rigid-body system
and how to analyze it, and it presents the most comprehensive collection of the best rigid-body dynamics algorithms to be found in a single source. The use of spatial vector notation greatly reduces the volume of algebra which allows systems to be described using fewer equations and fewer quantities. It also allows problems to be solved in fewer steps, and solutions to be expressed more succinctly. In addition algorithms are explained simply and clearly, and are expressed in a compact form. The use of spatial vector notation facilitates the implementation of dynamics algorithms on a computer: shorter, simpler code that is easier to write, understand and debug, with no loss of efficiency.
Title:Rigid Body Dynamics AlgorithmsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:272 pagesPublished:November 26, 2007Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0387743146

ISBN - 13:9780387743141

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From the reviews:"This book deals with a numerical treatment of different problems in the dynamics of rigid-body systems which arise mainly in robotics . . is centered on mechanical models made up of many rigid bodies connected by joints. . The book is written in a clear way. Each chapter begins by stating the objectives to be achieved. The algorithms presented are well documented and worked examples are also given. . the bibliography close this useful book on the computational approach to the dynamics of rigid-body systems." (A. San Miguel, Mathematical Reviews, Issue 2011 h)