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Haruhiko Asada

Haruhiko Asada is an Associate Professor at Kyoto University and Lecturer at MIT.

Direct-Drive Robots

Theory and Practice

This book describes the design concept and discusses the control issues related to the performance of a direct-drive robot, specifically, a direct-drive mechanical arm capable of carrying up to 10 kilograms, at 10 meters per second, accelerating at 5 G (a unit of acceleration equal to the acceleration of gravity).