Hardcover: A5, 272pages
Publication date: September 2010
Field: Robotics, Mechatronics
Shipping Charge JPY1,320 (in North America, Central America, Europe, The Middle and Near East, and Oceania)
This book discusses the research and development of a number of robots that he was involved in with the crucial moment of ideas and commercial applications.
It mainly includes SCARA robot (useful robots), the most famous type of robot indispensable to modern industry, as well as creative robots with dreams, such as parallel bicycle robot, cat-turning robot, Karakuri robot (hopeful robots).
This book also introduces what researchers need to do to achieve original research outcome, based on the author's experience.
Kazuo Yamafuji is a Professor Emeritus of University of Electro-Communications, Japan. He graduated the Graduate Course of Engineering, The University of Tokyo, and received Ph.D. of Engineering in 1973.
He joined University of Yamanashi as an Associate Professor and was involved in the invention of SCARA robot. Later he moved to University of Electro-Communications and developed various creative robots.
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