Glossary of Robot Terms - B
- Base Link - the stationary base structure of a robot arm that supports the first joint.
- Bearing - A mechanical component used to reduce friction between surfaces.
- Bionics - also known as biomimetics, biognosis, biomimicry, or bionical creativity engineering is the application of biological methods and systems found in nature to the study and design of engineering systems and modern technology.
- Burn-In: Burn-In is a robot testing procedure where all components of the robot are operated continuously for an extended period of time. This is done to test movement, and movement programming of the robot at early stages to avoid malfunctions after deployment.