Author: M R Chidambara
Publisher: National Book Trust
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8123709145
This book written in lucid language describes the types of robots available and also enunciates how the new age of robots will open many new possibilities for mankind.
Since prehistoric time man has dreamt of mechanical slaves of great strength which could carry out wonderful tasks for him. Ingenious inventors have designed and fabricated some such devices over the ages but it was in 1921 that Karel Capek first coined the world ‘robot’. In the 1960s the first computer controlled robot was developed and today robots find numerous applications in the industrial set-up.
This small volume written in lucid language for the general reader not only describes the types of robots available but also enunciates how the new age of robots will open many new possibilities for mankind.
2. Robots and Robotics
3. Applications of Robots
4. Teaching Robots their Jobs
5. Robot Analysis and Control