Thomas R. Kurfess received his S.B., S.M., and Ph.D. degrees in mechanical engineering from M.I.T. in 1986, 1987, and 1989, respectively. He also received an S.M. degree from M.I.T. in electrical engineering and computer science in 1988.

Robots are machines that have interested the general population throughout history. In general, they are machines or devices that operate automatically or by remote control. Robotics and Automation Handbook is targeted at the fundamentals of robot design, implementation, and application. As robots are used in a substantial number of functions, this book only scratches the […]