Introduction to Robotics: Mechanics and Control

Front Cover
Pearson Education, Incorporated, 2005 - Technology & Engineering - 400 pages
4 Reviews

Now in its third edition, Introduction to Robotics by John J. Craig provides readers with real-world practicality with underlying theory presented. With one half of the material from traditional mechanical engineering material, one fourth control theoretical material, and one fourth computer science, the book covers rigid-body transformations, forward and inverse positional kinematics, velocities and Jacobians of linkages, dynamics, linear control, non-linear control, force control methodologies, mechanical design aspects and programming of robots. For engineers.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

Review: Introduction to Robotics: Mechanics and Control

User Review  - Reza - Goodreads

It truly is just an introduction. I would recommend it for non engineering majors interested in robotics,It would give them a perspective on the topic,as for engineering students,I think this book is to simplistic. Read full review

Review: Introduction to Robotics: Mechanics and Control

User Review  - Afin - Goodreads

my first friend during PhD in robotics yep,its like a handbook for a new robotics student easy and simple explanation always provided by the author Read full review

Related books


Spatial descriptions and transformations
Manipulator kinematics

15 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information