Welding Robots [electronic resource] : Technology, System Issues and Applications / by J. Norberto Pires, Altino Loureiro, Gunnar Bölmsjo.Material type: TextLanguage: English Publisher: London : Springer London, 2006Description: XVIII, 180 p. 88 illus. online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781846281914Subject(s): Engineering | Artificial intelligence | Machinery | Structural control (Engineering) | Materials | Engineering | Operating Procedures, Materials Treatment | Manufacturing, Machines, Tools | Structural Materials | Artificial Intelligence (incl. Robotics)Additional physical formats: Printed edition:: No titleDDC classification: 670 LOC classification: T55.4-60.8Online resources: Click here to access online
and Overview -- Welding Technology -- Sensors for Welding Robots -- Robotic Welding: System Issues -- Robotic Welding: Application Examples -- Whats Next?.
From car manufacturing to the production of niche products, welding is now one of the most widespread and successful applications of industrial robotics. Welding Robotics: Technology, System Issues and Application is a detailed overview of robotic welding at the beginning of the twenty-first century. The last few years-worth of evolution in robotic welding are described, illustrating their rapid innovations and featuring: Welding Technology; Sensors and Sensing Techniques; Industrial robotic welding systems; and Actual industrial application of modern-day robotic welding techniques. Containing worked examples and problems throughout the book, Welding Robotics: Technology, System Issues and Application will be an ideal guide for students of robotics and manufacturing engineering who wish to gain a full understanding of the latest robot welding technologies as well a useful reference for active researchers and those working in industry. The book signposts future developments and aims to give readers the information that they need to contribute to the next wave of development of a growing and important area of manufacturing technology.