ROBOTS AND AUTOMOBILES: APPLICATIONS, ECONOMICS, AND THE FUTURE

Over 55% of the world's industrial robots work in the automobile industry. This paper explores the relationship; starting with the definition of a robot, proceeding through types available, describing the applications, then considering economic and social justification, and, finally, speculating on what lies in store in the decade of the 1980s.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Prepared for the SAE meeting February 25-29, 1980.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Society of Automotive Engineers

    400 Commonwealth Drive
    Warrendale, PA  USA  15096
  • Authors:
    • Engelberger, J F
  • Publication Date: 1980-2

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  • Accession Number: 00325253
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Report/Paper Numbers: SAE 80037
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 15 1981 12:00AM