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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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.
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.
The circular motion gradually diminishes along the length of the machine to an elliptical path, and finally to an approximate straight-line motion at the discharge end.
By independently controlling the motion of each actuator, rotary motor, and cylinder, a desired straight-line motion is accomplished.
Python linear modules are controlled by the Adept SmartController CX and the MotionBlox 10 servo controller and amplifier, allowing for easy programming of custom mechanisms to perform straight-line motion and circular motion in three-dimensional space.