Acknowledged author Richard M. Murray wrote A Mathematical Introduction to Robotic Manipulation comprising 476 pages back in 1994. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 0849379814 and 9780849379819. Since then A Mathematical Introduction to Robotic Manipulation textbook received total rating of 3.5 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $20.34 or rent at the marketplace.
A Mathematical Introduction to Robotic Manipulation presents a mathematical formulation of the kinematics, dynamics, and control of robot manipulators. It uses an elegant set of mathematical tools that emphasizes the geometry of robot motion and allows a large class of robotic manipulation problems to be analyzed within a unified framework. The foundation of the book is a derivation of robot kinematics using the product of the exponentials formula. The authors explore the kinematics of open-chain manipulators and multifingered robot hands, present an analysis of the dynamics and control of robot systems, discuss the specification and control of internal forces and internal motions, and address the implications of the nonholonomic nature of rolling contact are addressed, as well. The wealth of information, numerous examples, and exercises make A Mathematical Introduction to Robotic Manipulation valuable as both a reference for robotics researchers and a text for students in advanced robotics courses.