Flexible Robotics in Medicine

Flexible Robotics in Medicine
Author: Hongliang Ren
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 518
Release: 2020-06-20
ISBN 10: 0128165561
ISBN 13: 9780128165560
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Flexible Robotics in Medicine Book Review:

Flexible Robotics in Medicine: A Design Journey of Motion Generation Mechanisms and Biorobotic System Development provides a resource of knowledge and successful prototypes regarding flexible robots in medicine. With specialists in the medical field increasingly utilizing robotics in medical procedures, it is vital to improve current knowledge regarding technologies available. This book covers the background, medical requirements, biomedical engineering principles, and new research on soft robots, including general flexible robotic systems, design specifications, design rationale, fabrication, verification experiments, actuators and sensors in flexible medical robotic systems. Presenting several projects as examples, the authors also discuss the pipeline to develop a medical robotic system, including important milestones such as involved regulations, device classifications and medical standards. Covers realistic prototypes, experimental protocols and design procedures for engineering flexible medical robotics Covers the full product development pipeline for engineering new flexible robots for medical applications, including design principles and design verifications Includes detailed information for application and development of several types of robots, including Handheld Concentric-Tube Flexible Robot for Intraocular Procedures, a Preliminary Robotic Surgery Platform with Multiple Section Tendon-Driven Mechanism, a Flexible Drill for Minimally Invasive Transoral Surgical Robotic System, Four-Tendon-Driven Flexible Manipulators, Slim Single-port Surgical Manipulator with Spring Backbones and Catheter-size Channels, and much more

Encyclopedia of Medical Robotics

Encyclopedia of Medical Robotics
Author: Rajni V. Patel,Antoine Ferreira,Sunil Kumar Agrawal
Publsiher: World Scientific
Total Pages: 1560
Release: 2018-08-23
ISBN 10: 9813232242
ISBN 13: 9789813232242
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Encyclopedia of Medical Robotics Book Review:

The Encyclopedia of Medical Robotics combines contributions in four distinct areas of Medical robotics, namely: Minimally Invasive Surgical Robotics, Micro and Nano Robotics in Medicine, Image-guided Surgical Procedures and Interventions, and Rehabilitation Robotics. The volume on Minimally Invasive Surgical Robotics focuses on robotic technologies geared towards challenges and opportunities in minimally invasive surgery and the research, design, implementation and clinical use of minimally invasive robotic systems. The volume on Micro and Nano robotics in Medicine is dedicated to research activities in an area of emerging interdisciplinary technology that is raising new scientific challenges and promising revolutionary advancement in applications such as medicine and biology. The size and range of these systems are at or below the micrometer scale and comprise assemblies of micro and nanoscale components. The volume on Image-guided Surgical Procedures and Interventions focuses primarily on the use of image guidance during surgical procedures and the challenges posed by various imaging environments and how they related to the design and development of robotic systems as well as their clinical applications. This volume also has significant contributions from the clinical viewpoint on some of the challenges in the domain of image-guided interventions. Finally, the volume on Rehabilitation Robotics is dedicated to the state-of-the-art of an emerging interdisciplinary field where robotics, sensors, and feedback are used in novel ways to re-learn, improve, or restore functional movements in humans. Volume 1, Minimally Invasive Surgical Robotics, focuses on an area of robotic applications that was established in the late 1990s, after the first robotics-assisted minimally invasive surgical procedure. This area has since received significant attention from industry and researchers. The teleoperated and ergonomic features of these robotic systems for minimally invasive surgery (MIS) have been able to reduce or eliminate most of the drawbacks of conventional (laparoscopic) MIS. Robotics-assisted MIS procedures have been conducted on over 3 million patients to date — primarily in the areas of urology, gynecology and general surgery using the FDA approved da Vinci® surgical system. The significant commercial and clinical success of the da Vinci® system has resulted in substantial research activity in recent years to reduce invasiveness, increase dexterity, provide additional features such as image guidance and haptic feedback, reduce size and cost, increase portability, and address specific clinical procedures. The area of robotic MIS is therefore in a state of rapid growth fueled by new developments in technologies such as continuum robotics, smart materials, sensing and actuation, and haptics and teleoperation. An important need arising from the incorporation of robotic technology for surgery is that of training in the appropriate use of the technology, and in the assessment of acquired skills. This volume covers the topics mentioned above in four sections. The first section gives an overview of the evolution and current state the da Vinci® system and clinical perspectives from three groups who use it on a regular basis. The second focuses on the research, and describes a number of new developments in surgical robotics that are likely to be the basis for the next generation of robotic MIS systems. The third deals with two important aspects of surgical robotic systems — teleoperation and haptics (the sense of touch). Technology for implementing the latter in a clinical setting is still very much at the research stage. The fourth section focuses on surgical training and skills assessment necessitated by the novelty and complexity of the technologies involved and the need to provide reliable and efficient training and objective assessment in the use of robotic MIS systems. In Volume 2, Micro and Nano Robotics in Medicine, a brief historical overview of the field of medical nanorobotics as well as the state-of-the-art in the field is presented in the introductory chapter. It covers the various types of nanorobotic systems, their applications and future directions in this field. The volume is divided into three themes related to medical applications. The first theme describes the main challenges of microrobotic design for propulsion in vascular media. Such nanoscale robotic agents are envisioned to revolutionize medicine by enabling minimally invasive diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. To be useful, nanorobots must be operated in complex biological fluids and tissues, which are often difficult to penetrate. In this section, a collection of four papers review the potential medical applications of motile nanorobots, catalytic-based propelling agents, biologically-inspired microrobots and nanoscale bacteria-enabled autonomous drug delivery systems. The second theme relates to the use of micro and nanorobots inside the body for drug-delivery and surgical applications. A collection of six chapters is presented in this segment. The first chapter reviews the different robot structures for three different types of surgery, namely laparoscopy, catheterization, and ophthalmic surgery. It highlights the progress of surgical microrobotics toward intracorporeally navigated mechanisms for ultra-minimally invasive interventions. Then, the design of different magnetic actuation platforms used in micro and nanorobotics are described. An overview of magnetic actuation-based control methods for microrobots, with eventually biomedical applications, is also covered in this segment. The third theme discusses the various nanomanipulation strategies that are currently used in biomedicine for cell characterization, injection, fusion and engineering. In-vitro (3D) cell culture has received increasing attention since it has been discovered to provide a better simulation environment of in-vivo cell growth. Nowadays, the rapid progress of robotic technology paves a new path for the highly controllable and flexible 3D cell assembly. One chapter in this segment discusses the applications of micro-nano robotic techniques for 3D cell culture using engineering approaches. Because cell fusion is important in numerous biological events and applications, such as tissue regeneration and cell reprogramming, a chapter on robotic-tweezers cell manipulation system to achieve precise laser-induced cell fusion using optical trapping has been included in this volume. Finally, the segment ends with a chapter on the use of novel MEMS-based characterization of micro-scale tissues instead of mechanical characterization for cell lines studies. Volume 3, Image-guided Surgical Procedures and Interventions, focuses on several aspects ranging from understanding the challenges and opportunities in this domain, to imaging technologies, to image-guided robotic systems for clinical applications. The volume includes several contributions in the area of imaging in the areas of X-Ray fluoroscopy, CT, PET, MR Imaging, Ultrasound imaging, and optical coherence tomography. Ultrasound-based diagnostics and therapeutics as well as ultrasound-guided planning and navigation are also included in this volume in addition to multi-modal imaging techniques and its applications to surgery and various interventions. The application of multi-modal imaging and fusion in the area of prostate biopsy is also covered. Imaging modality compatible robotic systems, sensors and actuator technologies for use in the MRI environment are also included in this work., as is the development of the framework incorporating image-guided modeling for surgery and intervention. Finally, there are several chapters in the clinical applications domain covering cochlear implant surgery, neurosurgery, breast biopsy, prostate cancer treatment, endovascular interventions, neurovascular interventions, robotic capsule endoscopy, and MRI-guided neurosurgical procedures and interventions. Volume 4, Rehabilitation Robotics, is dedicated to the state-of-the-art of an emerging interdisciplinary field where robotics, sensors, and feedback are used in novel ways to relearn, improve, or restore functional movements in humans. This volume attempts to cover a number of topics relevant to the field. The first section addresses an important activity in our daily lives: walking, where the neuromuscular system orchestrates the gait, posture, and balance. Conditions such as stroke, vestibular deficits, or old age impair this important activity. Three chapters on robotic training, gait rehabilitation, and cooperative orthoses describe the current works in the field to address this issue. The second section covers the significant advances in and novel designs of soft actuators and wearable systems that have emerged in the area of prosthetic lower limbs and ankles in recent years, which offer potential for both rehabilitation and human augmentation. These are described in two chapters. The next section addresses an important emphasis in the field of medicine today that strives to bring rehabilitation out from the clinic into the home environment, so that these medical aids are more readily available to users. The current state-of-the-art in this field is described in a chapter. The last section focuses on rehab devices for the pediatric population. Their impairments are life-long and rehabilitation robotics can have an even bigger impact during their lifespan. In recent years, a number of new developments have been made to promote mobility, socialization, and rehabilitation among the very young: the infants and toddlers. These aspects are summarized in two chapters of this volume.

Medical Robotics

Medical Robotics
Author: Paula Gomes
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 326
Release: 2012-10-18
ISBN 10: 0857097393
ISBN 13: 9780857097392
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Medical Robotics Book Review:

Advances in research have led to the use of robotics in a range of surgical applications. Medical robotics: Minimally invasive surgery provides authoritative coverage of the core principles, applications and future potential of this enabling technology. Beginning with an introduction to robot-assisted minimally invasive surgery (MIS), the core technologies of the field are discussed, including localization and tracking technologies for medical robotics. Key applications of robotics in laparoscopy, neurology, cardiovascular interventions, urology and orthopaedics are considered, as well as applications for ear, nose and throat (ENT) surgery, vitreoretinal surgery and natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES). Microscale mobile robots for the circulatory system and mesoscale robots for the gastrointestinal tract are investigated, as is MRI-based navigation for in vivo magnetic microrobots. Finally, the book concludes with a discussion of ethical issues related to the use of robotics in surgery. With its distinguished editor and international team of expert contributors, Medical robotics: Minimally invasive surgery is a comprehensive guide for all those working in the research, design, development and application of medical robotics for surgery. It also provides an authoritative introduction for academics and medical practitioners working in this field. Provides authoritative coverage of the core principles, applications and future potential of medical robotics Introduces robot-assisted minimally invasive surgery (MIS), including the core technologies of the field and localization and tracking technologies for medical robotics Considers key applications of robotics in laparoscopy, neurology, cardiovascular interventions, urology and orthopaedics

Handbook of Robotic and Image Guided Surgery

Handbook of Robotic and Image Guided Surgery
Author: Mohammad H. Abedin-Nasab
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 752
Release: 2019-09-25
ISBN 10: 0128142464
ISBN 13: 9780128142462
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Robotic and Image Guided Surgery Book Review:

Handbook of Robotic and Image-Guided Surgery provides state-of-the-art systems and methods for robotic and computer-assisted surgeries. In this masterpiece, contributions of 169 researchers from 19 countries have been gathered to provide 38 chapters. This handbook is 744 pages, includes 659 figures and 61 videos. It also provides basic medical knowledge for engineers and basic engineering principles for surgeons. A key strength of this text is the fusion of engineering, radiology, and surgical principles into one book. A thorough and in-depth handbook on surgical robotics and image-guided surgery which includes both fundamentals and advances in the field A comprehensive reference on robot-assisted laparoscopic, orthopedic, and head-and-neck surgeries Chapters are contributed by worldwide experts from both engineering and surgical backgrounds

Computer integrated Surgery

Computer integrated Surgery
Author: Stéphane Lavallée
Publsiher: MIT Press
Total Pages: 736
Release: 1996
ISBN 10: 9780262200974
ISBN 13: 026220097X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Computer integrated Surgery Book Review:

In Computer-Integrated Surgery leading researchers and clinical practitioners describe the exciting new partnership that is being forged between surgeons and machines such as computers and robots, enabling them to perform certain skilled tasks better than either can do alone.The 19 chapters in part I, Technology, explore the components -- registration, basic tools for surgical planning, human-machine interfaces, robotic manipulators, safety -- that are the basis of computer-integrated surgery. These chapters provide essential background material needed to get up to speed on current work as well as a ready reference for those who are already active in the field.The 39 chapters in part II, Applications, cover eight clinical areas -- neurosurgery, orthopedics, eye surgery, dentistry, minimal access surgery, ENT surgery, craniofacial surgery, and radiotherapy -- with a concluding chapter on the high-tech operating room. Each section contains a brief introduction as well as at least one "requirements and opportunities" chapter written by a leading clinician in the area under discussion.

Electromagnetic Actuation and Sensing in Medical Robotics

Electromagnetic Actuation and Sensing in Medical Robotics
Author: Hongliang Ren,Jinji Sun
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 219
Release: 2017-12-30
ISBN 10: 9811060355
ISBN 13: 9789811060359
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Electromagnetic Actuation and Sensing in Medical Robotics Book Review:

This book highlights electromagnetic actuation (EMA) and sensing systems for a broad range of applications including targeted drug delivery, drug-release-rate control, catheterization, intravitreal needleless injections, wireless magnetic capsule endoscopy, and micromanipulations. It also reviews the state-of-the-art magnetic actuation and sensing technologies with remotely controlled targets used in biomedicine.

New Trends in Medical and Service Robotics

New Trends in Medical and Service Robotics
Author: Giuseppe Carbone,Marco Ceccarelli,Doina Pisla
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 315
Release: 2018-09-26
ISBN 10: 3030003299
ISBN 13: 9783030003296
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

New Trends in Medical and Service Robotics Book Review:

This book contains the selected papers of the Sixth International Workshop on Medical and Service Robots (MESROB 2018), held in Cassino, Italy, in 2018. The main topics of the workshop include: design of medical devices, kinematics and dynamics for medical robotics, exoskeletons and prostheses, anthropomorphic hands , therapeutic robots and rehabilitation, cognitive robots, humanoid and service robots, assistive robots and elderly assistance, surgical robots, human-robot interfaces, haptic devices, and medical treatments.

Recent Advances in Laparoscopic Surgery

Recent Advances in Laparoscopic Surgery
Author: Francisco Miguel Sánchez-Margallo,Juan Alberto Sánchez Margallo
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 122
Release: 2019-11-27
ISBN 10: 1839625848
ISBN 13: 9781839625848
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Recent Advances in Laparoscopic Surgery Book Review:

The implementation of laparoscopy has revolutionized surgery over the past few years, incorporating significant benefits for the patient. However, this evolution has also entailed many technical obstacles for surgeons. This book is for readers wanting to learn more about recent surgical techniques and technologies. Topics cover novel sophisticated approaches for single-site surgery, natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery, and transanal surgery, among others. Also included are reviews of new innovative surgical devices, robotic platforms, and methodological guidelines for improving surgical performance and surgeon ergonomics.

Artificial Intelligence in Medicine

Artificial Intelligence in Medicine
Author: Elpida Keravnou-Papailiou,Elpida Keravnou,Catherine Garbay,Robert Baud,Jeremy Wyatt
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 526
Release: 1997-03-12
ISBN 10: 9783540627098
ISBN 13: 354062709X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Artificial Intelligence in Medicine Book Review:

Content Description #Includes bibliographical references and index.

Novel Design Stochastic Motion Planning and Control of Robot Systems Supporting Medicine

Novel Design  Stochastic Motion Planning  and Control of Robot Systems Supporting Medicine
Author: Jaeyeon Lee
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 366
Release: 2016
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: OCLC:971574199
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Novel Design Stochastic Motion Planning and Control of Robot Systems Supporting Medicine Book Review:

This dissertation focuses on robotics technology and its applications to medicine. Major research topics can be divided into two main categories: novel designs of robot systems for medical applications and probabilistic path/motion planning of robot systems in stochastic environment. We consider a special medical needle device and a small vibration robot for research on novel designs of robotic systems. An optimal insertion strategy for a flexible medical needle to minimize patients’ tissue damage in 2D and 3D spaces, and a new hardware design to improve performance of the existing flexible needles which have a single and relatively low curvature in their trajectory are suggested. Additionally, a new mechanism of a small vibration robot design is studied for robot-assisted diagnosis procedure. This robot is propelled by vibration excitation and it provides the motivation for capsule endoscopes that can move around inside of the human body. We successfully developed a method to actuate the robot by the vibration excitation and then updated it to move on a 2D plane with a miniaturizable design. As to the optimal path/motion planning, probability-based path/motion planning methods are applied and improved for various robotic systems with a certain amount of noise. It is shown that an optimal path/motion that the robotic systems should follow to reach desired targets with the highest targeting probability can be obtained using the proposed planning method. Finally, the model parameters of actual robotic systems are estimated to improve the performance of the probabilistic path/motion planning. Those parameters can be estimated by comparing the analytic equations for statistical information and the experimentally sampled data. This dissertation contributes to improve medical procedures of special needles and robotic systems to minimize patients’ damage, increase operation accuracy, and advance the reliability of robot technology in medical applications.

Advanced Studies of Flexible Robotic Manipulators

Advanced Studies of Flexible Robotic Manipulators
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2021
ISBN 10: 9814485845
ISBN 13: 9789814485845
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Soft Robotics in Rehabilitation

Soft Robotics in Rehabilitation
Author: Amir Jafari,Nafiseh Ebrahimi
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 280
Release: 2021-03-01
ISBN 10: 0128185392
ISBN 13: 9780128185391
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Soft Robotics in Rehabilitation Book Review:

Soft Robotics in Rehabilitation explores the specific branch of robotics dealing with developing robots from compliant and flexible materials. Unlike robots built from rigid materials, soft robots behave the way in which living organs move and adapt to their surroundings and allow for increased flexibility and adaptability for the user. This book is a comprehensive reference discussing the application of soft robotics for rehabilitation of upper and lower extremities separated by various limbs. The book examines various techniques applied in soft robotics, including the development of soft actuators, rigid actuators with soft behavior, intrinsically soft actuators, and soft sensors. This book is perfect for graduate students, researchers, and professional engineers in robotics, control, mechanical, and electrical engineering who are interested in soft robotics, artificial intelligence, rehabilitation therapy, and medical and rehabilitation device design and manufacturing. Outlines the application of soft robotic techniques to design platforms that provide rehabilitation therapy for disabled persons to help improve their motor functions Discusses the application of soft robotics for rehabilitation of upper and lower extremities separated by various limbs Offers readers the ability to find soft robotics devices, methods, and results for any limb, and then compare the results with other options provided in the book

Cartesian Impedance Control of Redundant and Flexible Joint Robots

Cartesian Impedance Control of Redundant and Flexible Joint Robots
Author: Christian Ott
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2008-07-22
ISBN 10: 3540692533
ISBN 13: 9783540692539
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Cartesian Impedance Control of Redundant and Flexible Joint Robots Book Review:

By the dawn of the new millennium, robotics has undergone a major transf- mation in scope and dimensions. This expansion has been brought about by the maturity of the ?eld and the advances in its related technologies. From a largely dominant industrial focus, robotics has been rapidly expanding into the challenges of the human world. The new generation of robots is expected to safely and dependably co-habitat with humans in homes, workplaces, and c- munities, providing support in services, entertainment, education, healthcare, manufacturing, and assistance. Beyond its impact on physical robots, the body of knowledge robotics has produced is revealing a much wider rangeof applications reaching across diverse research areas and scienti?c disciplines, such as: biomechanics, haptics, n- rosciences, virtual simulation, animation, surgery, and sensor networks among others. In return, the challenges of the new emerging areas are proving an ab- dant source of stimulation and insights for the ?eld of robotics. It is indeed at the intersection of disciplines that the most striking advances happen. The goal of the series of Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics (STAR) is to bring, in a timely fashion, the latest advances and developments in robotics on thebasisoftheirsigni?canceandquality.Itisourhopethatthewiderdissemi- tion of research developments will stimulate more exchanges and collaborations among the research community and contribute to further advancement of this rapidly growing ?eld.

Flexible Robotics

Flexible Robotics
Author: Mathieu Grossard,Nicolas Chaillet,Stephane Regnier
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 416
Release: 2013-08-05
ISBN 10: 1118572122
ISBN 13: 9781118572122
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Flexible Robotics Book Review:

The objective of this book is to provide those interested in thefield of flexible robotics with an overview of several scientificand technological advances in the practical field of roboticmanipulation. The different chapters examine various stages thatinvolve a number of robotic devices, particularly those designedfor manipulation tasks characterized by mechanical flexibility.Chapter 1 deals with the general context surrounding the design offunctionally integrated microgripping systems. Chapter 2 focuses onthe dual notations of modal commandability and observability, whichplay a significant role in the control authority of vibratory modesthat are significant for control issues. Chapter 3 presentsdifferent modeling tools that allow the simultaneous use of energyand system structuring notations. Chapter 4 discusses twosensorless methods that could be used for manipulation in confinedor congested environments. Chapter 5 analyzes several appropriateapproaches for responding to the specific needs required byversatile prehension tasks and dexterous manipulation. After aclassification of compliant tactile sensors focusing on dexterousmanipulation, Chapter 6 discusses the development of a complyingtriaxial force sensor based on piezoresistive technology. Chapter 7deals with the constraints imposed by submicrometric precision inrobotic manipulation. Chapter 8 presents the essential stages ofthe modeling, identification and analysis of control laws in thecontext of serial manipulator robots with flexible articulations.Chapter 9 provides an overview of models for deformable bodymanipulators. Finally, Chapter 10 presents a set of contributionsthat have been made with regard to the development of methodologiesfor identification and control of flexible manipulators based onexperimental data. Contents 1. Design of Integrated Flexible Structures forMicromanipulation, Mathieu Grossard, Mehdi Boukallel, StéphaneRégnier and Nicolas Chaillet. 2. Flexible Structures’ Representation and Notable Propertiesin Control, Mathieu Grossard, Arnaud Hubert, StéphaneRégnier and Nicolas Chaillet. 3. Structured Energy Approach for the Modeling of FlexibleStructures, Nandish R. Calchand, Arnaud Hubert, Yann Le Gorrec andHector Ramirez Estay. 4. Open-Loop Control Approaches to Compliant Micromanipulators,Yassine Haddab, Vincent Chalvet and Micky Rakotondrabe. 5. Mechanical Flexibility and the Design of Versatile and DexterousGrippers, Javier Martin Amezaga and Mathieu Grossard. 6. Flexible Tactile Sensors for Multidigital Dexterous In-handManipulation, Mehdi Boukallel, Hanna Yousef, Christelle Godin andCaroline Coutier. 7. Flexures for High-Precision Manipulation Robots, Reymond Clavel,Simon Henein and Murielle Richard. 8. Modeling and Motion Control of Serial Robots with FlexibleJoints, Maria Makarov and Mathieu Grossard. 9. Dynamic Modeling of Deformable Manipulators, FrédéricBoyer and Ayman Belkhiri. 10. Robust Control of Robotic Manipulators with StructuralFlexibilities, Houssem Halalchi, Loïc Cuvillon, GuillaumeMercère and Edouard Laroche. About the Authors Mathieu Grossard, CEA LIST, Gif-sur-Yvette, France. Nicolas Chaillet, FEMTO-ST, Besançon, France. Stéphane Régnier, ISIR, UPMC, Paris, France.

New Laws of Robotics

New Laws of Robotics
Author: Frank Pasquale
Publsiher: Belknap Press
Total Pages: 344
Release: 2020
ISBN 10: 0674975227
ISBN 13: 9780674975224
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

New Laws of Robotics Book Review:

Artificial intelligence threatens to disrupt the professions as it has manufacturing. Frank Pasquale argues that law and policy can avert this outcome and promote better ones: instead of replacing humans, technology can make our labor more valuable. Through regulation, we can ensure that AI promotes inclusive prosperity.

Medical Nanotechnology and Nanomedicine

Medical Nanotechnology and Nanomedicine
Author: Harry F. Tibbals
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 527
Release: 2010-09-29
ISBN 10: 1439808767
ISBN 13: 9781439808764
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Medical Nanotechnology and Nanomedicine Book Review:

Considering the fluid nature of nano breakthroughs—and the delicate balance between benefits and consequences as they apply to medicine—readers at all levels require a practical, understandable base of information about these developments to take greatest advantage of them. Medical Nanotechnology and Nanomedicine meets that need by introducing non-experts to nanomedicine and its evolving organizational infrastructure. This practical reference investigates the impact of nanotechnology on applications in medicine and biomedical sciences, and the broader societal and economic effects. Eschewing technological details, it focuses on enhancing awareness of the business, regulatory, and administrative aspects of medical applications. It gives readers a critical, balanced, and realistic evaluation of existing nanomedicine developments and future prospects—an ideal foundation upon which to plan and make decisions. Covers the use of nanotechnology in medical applications including imaging, diagnosis and monitoring, drug delivery systems, surgery, tissue regeneration, and prosthetics Part of the Perspectives in Nanotechnology series—which contains broader coverage of the societal implications of nanotechnology—this book can be used as a standalone reference. Organized by historical perspective, current status, and future prospects, this powerful book: Explores background, definitions and terms, and recent trends and forces in nanomedicine Surveys the landscape of nanomedicine in government, academia, and the private sector Reviews projected future directions, capabilities, sustainability, and equity of nanomedicine, and choices to be made regarding its use Includes graphical illustrations, references, and keywords to reinforce concepts and aid further research In its assessment of alternative and sometimes conflicting concepts proposed for the application of nanotechnology to medicine, this book surveys major initiatives and the work of leading labs and innovators. It uses informative examples and case summaries to illustrate proven accomplishments and imagined possibilities in research and development.

Robotics and Automation Handbook

Robotics and Automation Handbook
Author: Thomas R. Kurfess
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 608
Release: 2018-10-03
ISBN 10: 1420039733
ISBN 13: 9781420039733
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Robotics and Automation Handbook Book Review:

As the capability and utility of robots has increased dramatically with new technology, robotic systems can perform tasks that are physically dangerous for humans, repetitive in nature, or require increased accuracy, precision, and sterile conditions to radically minimize human error. The Robotics and Automation Handbook addresses the major aspects of designing, fabricating, and enabling robotic systems and their various applications. It presents kinetic and dynamic methods for analyzing robotic systems, considering factors such as force and torque. From these analyses, the book develops several controls approaches, including servo actuation, hybrid control, and trajectory planning. Design aspects include determining specifications for a robot, determining its configuration, and utilizing sensors and actuators. The featured applications focus on how the specific difficulties are overcome in the development of the robotic system. With the ability to increase human safety and precision in applications ranging from handling hazardous materials and exploring extreme environments to manufacturing and medicine, the uses for robots are growing steadily. The Robotics and Automation Handbook provides a solid foundation for engineers and scientists interested in designing, fabricating, or utilizing robotic systems.

New Trends in Medical and Service Robots

New Trends in Medical and Service Robots
Author: Manfred Husty,Michael Hofbaur
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 330
Release: 2017-07-25
ISBN 10: 3319599720
ISBN 13: 9783319599724
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

New Trends in Medical and Service Robots Book Review:

These are selected papers presented at the 5th International Workshop on Medical and Service Robots (MESROB 2016). The main topics of the workshop included: Exoskeleton and prostheses; Therapeutic robots and rehabilitation; Cognitive robots; Humanoid & Service robots; Assistive robots and elderly assistance; Surgical robots; Human-robot interfaces; Kinematic and mechatronic design for medical and assistive robotics; and Legal issues in medical robotics. The workshop brought together researchers and practitioners to discuss new and emerging topics of Medical and Service Robotics. The meeting took place at castle St. Martin in Graz, Austria, from 4-6 July, 2016.

Prototyping of Robotic Systems Applications of Design and Implementation

Prototyping of Robotic Systems  Applications of Design and Implementation
Author: Sobh, Tarek
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 522
Release: 2012-02-29
ISBN 10: 1466601779
ISBN 13: 9781466601772
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Prototyping of Robotic Systems Applications of Design and Implementation Book Review:

As a segment of the broader science of automation, robotics has achieved tremendous progress in recent decades due to the advances in supporting technologies such as computers, control systems, cameras and electronic vision, as well as micro and nanotechnology. Prototyping a design helps in determining system parameters, ranges, and in structuring an overall better system. Robotics is one of the industrial design fields in which prototyping is crucial for improved functionality. Prototyping of Robotic Systems: Applications of Design and Implementation provides a framework for conceptual, theoretical, and applied research in robotic prototyping and its applications. Covering the prototyping of various robotic systems including the complicated industrial robots, the tiny and delicate nanorobots, medical robots for disease diagnosis and treatment, as well as the simple robots for educational purposes, this book is a useful tool for those in the field of robotics prototyping and as a general reference tool for those in related fields.

Dynamics of Rigid Flexible Robots and Multibody Systems

Dynamics of Rigid Flexible Robots and Multibody Systems
Author: Paramanand Vivekanand Nandihal,Ashish Mohan,Subir Kumar Saha
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 285
Release: 2021-10-18
ISBN 10: 9789811627972
ISBN 13: 9811627975
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Dynamics of Rigid Flexible Robots and Multibody Systems Book Review:

This book discusses the dynamic analysis of rigid-flexible robots and multibody systems with serial as well as closed-loop architecture. The book presents a formulation of dynamic model of rigid-flexible robots based on the unique approach of de-coupling of natural orthogonal complements of velocity constraints. Based on this formulation, a computationally efficient and numerically stable forward dynamics algorithms for serial-chain and closed-loop robotic systems with rigid or flexible or rigid-flexible links is presented. The proposed algorithm is shown to be a numerically efficient for forward dynamics based on the investigation methodologies built on eigen value analytics. Precision and functionality of the simulation algorithms is presented/illustrated with application on different serial and closed-loop systems (both planar and spatial types). Some of the major robotic arms used to illustrate the proposed dynamic formulation and simulation algorithms are PUMA robot, Stanford robot arm, and Canadarm. It is envisaged that the book will be useful for researchers working on the development of rigid-flexible robots for use in defense, space, atomic energy, ocean exploration, and the manufacturing of biomedical equipment.