Robot kinematics is the study of the motion (kinematics) of robots. In a kinematic analysis the position, velocity and acceleration of all the links are calculated without

The SCARA acronym stands for Selective Compliant Assembly Robot Arm or Selective Compliant Articulated Robot Arm. In general, traditional SCARA’s are 4-axis robot arms, i.e., they can

Mechatronics is the synergistic combination of mechanical engineering (“mecha” for mechanisms, i.e., machines that ‘move’), electronic engineering (“tronics” for electronics), and software engineering. The purpose of this

Author: Gordon Petten The word robot comes from the Czech word “robota”, meaning “forced labor.” The stuff of science fiction robotics in the 21st century is different