商品名称：Modular Robots: Theory and Practice（模块化机器人理论与应用）
This book introduces the latest advances in modular robotics, and presents a unified geometric framework for modeling, analysis, and design of modular robots, including kinematics, dynamics, calibration, and configuration optimization. Supplementing the main content with a wealth of illustrations, the book offers a valuable guide for researchers, engineers and graduate students in the fields of mechatronics, robotics, and automation who wish to learn about the theory and practice of modular robots.
Guilin Yang received the B.E. and M.E. degrees from Jilin University, Changchun, Jilin, China, in 1985 and 1988 respectively, and the Ph.D. degree from Nanyang Technological University in 1999, all in mechanical engineering. He is currently the deputy president of Ningbo Institute of Materials Technology and Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences. He is also the director of Zhejiang Key Laboratory of Robotics and Intelligent Manufacturing Equipment Technology. His research interests include precision electromagnetic actuators, compliant mechanisms, parallel-kinematics machines, cable-driven robots, modular robots, and robotic automation systems. He has published over 300 technical papers in referred journals and conference proceedings, authored 3 books, and filed 50 patents. He was a recipient of R&D 100 Awards in 2014.
I-Ming Chen received the B.S. degree from the Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, in 1986, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, USA, in 1989 and 1994, respectively, all in mechanical engineering. He is currently a Full Professor with the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He works on several different topics in robotics, such as mechanism, actuator, human-robot interaction, and logistics and construction robotics. Dr. Chen is a Fellow of Academy of Engineering, Singapore, a Fellow of ASME, a Fellow of IEEE, and the Editor-in-chief of the IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics. He has published over 430 technical articles in refereed journals, conferences and book chapters, and authored 4 books.