Conceptual Design and Dimensional Synthesis of a Novel 2-DOF Translational Parallel Robot for Pick-and-Place Operations

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Tian Huang, Zhanxian Li, Meng Li

School of Mechanical Engineering, Tianjin University, Tianjin 300072, China

Derek G. Chetwynd

School of Engineering, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK

Clement M. Gosselin

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Laval University, Quebec, Canada

J. Mech. Des 126(3), 449-455 (Oct 01, 2003) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1711822 History: Received March 01, 2003; Revised October 01, 2003
Copyright © 2004 by ASME
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The necessary conditions for the movable platform to undergo the purely translational motion
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The possible candidates for generating 2-DOF translational robots having symmetrical drives
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Sketches of the proposed 2-DOF translational robot (a) with the over constraints, (b) without the over constraints
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A 3-DOF hybrid robot using Diamond mechanism
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Kinematic model of the 2-DOF parallel robot
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The workspace of the 2-DOF parallel robot
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Comparison of the performance of Robots A and B
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Variations of η, η̄ and η̃ vs. H and δ
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A device for quality inspection of rechargeable batteries
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Distribution of the optimized kinematic performance (a) The condition number of the Jacobian; (b) The minimum pressure angle




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