By Fasano A., Marmi S.

ISBN-10: 0198508026

ISBN-13: 9780198508021

Robot manipulators have gotten more and more vital in learn and undefined, and an realizing of statics and kinematics is key to fixing difficulties during this box. This publication, written through an eminent researcher and practitioner, presents an intensive creation to statics and primary order prompt kinematics with purposes to robotics. The emphasis is on serial and parallel planar manipulators and mechanisms. The textual content differs from others in that it really is established exclusively at the strategies of classical geometry. it's the first to explain easy methods to introduce linear springs into the connectors of parallel manipulators and to supply a formal geometric process for controlling the strength and movement of a inflexible lamina. either scholars and practising engineers will locate this publication effortless to keep on with, with its transparent textual content, plentiful illustrations, routines, and real-world initiatives Geometric and kinematic foundations of lagrangian mechanics -- Dynamics : normal legislation and the dynamics of some extent particle -- One-dimensional movement -- The dynamics of discrete platforms : Lagrangian fomalism -- movement in a crucial box -- inflexible our bodies : geometry and kinematics -- The mechanics of inflexible our bodies : dynamics -- Analytical mechanics : Hamiltonian formalism -- Analytical mechanics : variational rules -- Analytical mechanics : canonical formalism -- Analytic mechanics : Hamilton-Jacobi idea and integrability -- Analytical mechanics : canonical perturbation concept -- Analytical mechanics : an creation to ergodic idea and the chaotic movement -- Statistical mechanics : kinetic concept -- Statistical mechanics : Gibbs units -- Lagrangian formalism in continuum mechanics

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31 Let M and N be two Riemannian manifolds. 65) for every p ∈ M and v1 , v2 ∈ Tp M . If N = M , g is called an isometry of M . It is not diﬃcult to prove that the isometries of a Riemannian manifold form a group, denoted Isom(M ). 33 Let M = R be endowed with the Euclidean metric. The isometry group of R contains translations, rotations and reﬂections. 34 Consider the sphere S as immersed in R +1 , with the Riemannian metric induced by the Euclidean structure of R +1 . It is not diﬃcult to prove that Isom(S ) = O( + 1), the group of ( + 1) × ( + 1) orthogonal matrices.

On ∂H). 17 Geodesics are invariant under any isometry of a Riemannian manifold. 69) do not change. More generally, if g : M → N is an isometry, the geodesics on N are the images, through the isometry g, of geodesics on M and vice versa (cf. 29). 8 Actions of groups and tori One way of constructing a diﬀerentiable manifold M from another manifold M is to consider the quotient of M with respect to an equivalence relation. This situation occurs frequently in mechanics. 33 A group G acts (to the left) on a diﬀerentiable manifold M if there exists a map ϕ : G × M → M such that: (a) for every g ∈ G the map ϕg : M → M , ϕg (p) = ϕ(g, p), where p ∈ M , is a diﬀeomorphism; (b) if e denotes the unit element in G, ϕe = identity; (c) for any choice of g1 , g2 ∈ G, ϕg1 g2 = ϕg1 ϕg2 .

If S = F −1 (0) is a regular surface, x = x(u, v) is a parametric representation for it, and t → (u(t), v(t)), t ∈ (a, b) is a curve on S, the length of the curve is given by (cf. 5)) b l= a dx(u(t), v(t)) dt = dt b (xu u˙ + xv v) ˙ · (xu u˙ + xv v) ˙ dt. 6 Geometric and kinematic foundations of Lagrangian mechanics A C B D A D B C 25 A=D B=C Fig. 15 M¨ obius strip. 30) can be rewritten as b E(u(t), v(t))u˙ 2 + 2F (u(t), v(t))u˙ v˙ + G(u(t), v(t))v˙ 2 dt. 33) we obtain for (ds)2 the expression (ds)2 = E(u, v)(du)2 + 2F (u, v)(du)(dv) + G(u, v)(dv)2 .

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