straight-line motion

straight-line motion

[′strāt ¦līn ′mō·shən]
(control systems)
A method of moving a robot between via or way points in which the end effector moves only along segments of straight lines, stopping momentarily for any change in direction.
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The displacement-time curve of the Marker in vertical direction (Y-axis direction) in straight-line motion is shown in Figure 9.
The displacement-time curve of the Marker set on the MWP in vertical direction (Y-axis direction) in straight-line motion is drawn.
Caption: Figure 5: Trajectory of the MWP in straight-line motion.
Caption: Figure 9: Displacement-time curve in the Y direction in straight-line motion.
* A unique airbearing guideway that delivers precise, 100 percent friction-free straight-line motion up to 100 mm in length.
The exact straight-line motion of lumber that is necessary to avoid this problem is not practical in industrial environments.
Any rigid-body motion of the wood and sensors in the measurement direction causes deviations from straight-line motion. These motions add to the measured surface height profiles and seriously contaminate the measured results.
However, these tools are only as good as the inputs you provide, and they typically are limited to single-axis, straight-line motion profile analysis.
By independently controlling the motion of each actuator, rotary motor, and cylinder, a desired straight-line motion is accomplished.