AT BOTTOM, ROBOTICS IS ABOUT US. IT IS THE DISCIPLINE OF EMULATING OUR LIVES, OF WONDERING HOW WE WORK
"ROD GRUPEN,DISCOVER MAGAZINE 2008"
Most robots today are used to do repetitive actions or jobs considered too dangerous for humans. Robots are also used in factories to build things like cars, and electronics. Robots are now used in medicine, , for finding objects underwater and to explore other planets. Robotic technology has helped people who have lost arms or legs. Robots are a great tool to help mankind.
Transcript of Different Purposes of Robots. In manufacturing, many jobs in factories are messy or dirty. Dirty tasks may include welding, grinding, molding and casting.When robots are used to perform these tasks,it enables human workers to partake in more meaningful and creative pursuits.
- The Controller ‐ also known as the “brain” which is run by a computer program.
- Mechanical parts ‐ motors, pistons, grippers, wheels, and gears that make the robot move, grab, turn, and lift.
- Sensors ‐ to tell the robot about its surroundings.