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Safety Design for Space Systems by Tommaso Sgobba, Axel Larsen, Gary E. Musgrave Ph.D

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Chapter 9. Robotic Systems Safety
Victor Chang
Safety and Mission Assurance and Configuration Management, Canadian Space Agency, St. Hubert, Canada
Lindsay Evans
Senior Robotics Instructor, Canadian Space Agency, St. Hubert, Canada

Contents

9.1 Generic Robotic Systems 301
9.2 Space Robotics Overview 303
9.3 Identification of Hazards and Their Causes 305
9.4 Hazard Mitigation in Design 308
9.5 Hazard Mitigation Through Training 310
9.6 Hazard Mitigation for Operations 312
9.7 Case Study: Understanding Canadarm2 and Space Safety 313
9.8 Summary 317

9.1. Generic Robotic Systems

If you do a quick search of the Internet for the definition of a robot, you can find many variations; however, all have the same undertones, in that it is a machine built to perform automatic ...

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