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