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Fundamentals of robotics ( 6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL)


Leader: G Lowe

Clayton Second semester 2005 (Day)

Synopsis: Introduction to industrial robotics, robot applications, robot drive systems, joint position and velocity sensing, industrial-robot programming methods, end-effectors (design and application), external sensors (visual, tactile), manipulator kinematics, dynamics of robot arms, joint-space feedback control, inverse kinematics, path planning in Cartesian space, and force sensing and control.

Assessment: Examination (3 hours): 60% + Assignments: 16% + Laboratory practical work: 24%

Contact Hours: Two-hour lecture and two-hour laboratory practical work per week

Prerequisites: MAT1812 or MAT1020 or MAT1811 or MAT1841 or equivalent, CSE1303 or CSE1306 or equivalent.