master arm

master arm

[′mas·tər ′ärm]
(engineering)
A component of a remote manipulator whose motions are automatically duplicated by a slave arm, sometimes with changes of scale in displacement or force.
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I instinctively reduced my dive angle to 20 degrees and reached for the MASTER ARM switch.
I recovered the jet, placed the MASTER ARM to SAFE and boxed SIM before heading back to the ship.
The remote control system consists of a master arm and a master foot that corresponds with the robot's arm and foot.
The manipulator features an optional air-conditioned cab, a one-handed master arm controller, a working arm and an optional attached pneumatic power source.
They include a slave limb that follows the motions of a person's arm that's yoked into a master arm across the room.
A master arm assembly, the HP E1714A, also is available.
Master arm went to safe, and SIM (simulation) was boxed as we sorted through the confusion.
By moving a master arm located in the cabin, he controls online the direction of movement of the arm as well as the cutting force.
People have trouble in teleoperation," Lumelsky says, because most human teleoperators find it difficult to think geometrically, imagining themselves as bugs on a torus and then translating that perspective into specific manipulations of the master arm in normal three-dimensional space.
The station was selected, stores were selected with the select-jett knob, and master arm was on; but SIM, that nemesis of strikefighter pilots ever)where, still was boxed.
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He also spent a year in Europe, engraving, restoring guns and studying the works of the old European master arms craftsmen.