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manipulators

[mə′nip·yə‚lād·ərz]
(control systems)
An armlike mechanism on a robotic system that consists of a series of segments, usually sliding or jointed which grasp and move objects with a number of degrees of freedom, under automatic control.
(engineering)
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The actions of these manipulators are responsible for creating large movements in prices of securities that cannot be justified by any economic logic.
Treasury hasn't declared China a currency manipulator since 1994.
U represents the feasible point set; namely, the set of manipulators can be chosen by ant k at t moment.
The main subsystems of robot uArm are: mechanical part of the manipulator with the vacuum gripper, four servomotors and a microcontroller (Arduino), Fig.
From the point view of convergence rates, most of the existing results on control of rigid manipulators achieve asymptotic stability results for the closed-loop systems [5-15].
CS with the exact stop at a given position defined by button; control by the stationary console; the maximum number of manipulators under control is equal to two.
firm known for its cleanups of contaminated nuclear materials is building a robotic manipulator to fix a leak at the tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi power generation complex in Japan.
of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu) offer a theoretical treatment of several fundamental problems for robotic manipulators mounted on mobile bases, platforms, or vehicles, including some issues they themselves have been grappling with for over a decade.
According to her Centre's research, there is close to five percent of the adult population who can be considered as master manipulators (ranging from bullies to passive-aggressive individuals).
To speed the completion of complex tasks, operators also value the heavy duty power and precise control coming from the introduction of industry standard seven-function position feedback manipulators which was not possible on other versions of Panther.
In recent years, many studies have focused on parallel manipulators given their advantages with respect to serial robots.