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MATLAB Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach by Stephanie Thomas, Michael Paluszek

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Michael Paluszek and Stephanie Thomas, MATLAB Recipes, 10.1007/978-1-4842-0559-4_7

7. Robotics

Michael Paluszek and Stephanie Thomas2

(1)Princeton, New Jersey, USA

(2)Princeton Junction, New Jersey, USA

Electronic supplementary material: The online version of this chapter (doi: 10.​1007/​978-1-4842-0559-4_​7) contains supplementary material, which is available to authorized users.

The SCARA robot (Selective Compliance Articulated Robot Arm) is a simple industrial robot used for placing components in a two-dimensional space. You will learn the equations of motion for a SCARA robot arm that has two rotational joints and one prismatic joint. Each joint has a single degree of freedom. A SCARA robot is broadly applicable to work where a ...

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