Mechanics of Robotic Manipulation

@inproceedings{Mason2001MechanicsOR,
  title={Mechanics of Robotic Manipulation},
  author={M. T. Mason},
  year={2001}
}
"Manipulation" refers to a variety of physical changes made to the world around us. Mechanics of Robotic Manipulation addresses one form of robotic manipulation, moving objects, and the various processes involved---grasping, carrying, pushing, dropping, throwing, and so on. Unlike most books on the subject, it focuses on manipulation rather than manipulators. This attention to processes rather than devices allows a more fundamental approach, leading to results that apply to a broad range of… 

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