By: Madison Lammons
What task does the robot perform?
Surgery robots allow doctors to perform many types of complex procedures with more precision, flexibility, and control.
What human function or task does this robot simulate?
Surgery robots can move around and do surgical procedures much more precise than humans.
Where is the robot used?
This type of robot is used in hospitals, surgery centers, and many more medical buildings.
What is its work envelope?
The surgery robot has 7 degrees of freedom
Is the robotic end effector multi-functional?
yes, it is multi-functional. This type of robot can do many things. it can do any surgery procedure the creator programs it to do, or, doctors can control it to do what ever surgery is needed to be done.
How is the robot taught to perform its task?
The robot is either programed to do what ever surgery is needed, or doctors can use a control panel to control the robot.
What sensor does the robot have and how does the robot use these sensors?
The robot is controlled by a doctor, so the doctor that is controlling it is basically its sensor.
Advantages and Disadantages
- The size of the robot
- They cost a lot of money
- Not been well established
Less risk of failing
How will the robot impact the patients?
The patients will have a faster recovery because there will be less cutting and more precision. It also is a faster process because it involves only one person that of which controls the robot.
What types of jobs does the robot provide for people?
A job that people can get is a technician to repair it when its broken, or a nurse that stays and watches just incase the robot malfunctions and he/she will be there to finish it. You can also apply to control the robot.
How will the robot be altered in the future?
In the future, this robot may be altered in many different ways. People can improve the controls, the size, and to where it can last longer. We can also make it to where there is better vision for the doctor who controls it.