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Robotics I ( 3 points, SCA Band 2, 0.063 EFTSL)


Leader: G Lowe

Not offered in 2005.

Synopsis: Overview of robotics, current and future applications of robotics. Elements of a modern robotic device: drive, feedback control, programming methods, sensors. End effectors, design considerations, operational constraints, introduction to the kinematics and dynamics of robots, introduction to path and trajectory control.

Assessment: Examinations (2 hours): 70% + Written assignments: 30%

Contact Hours: 2 hours per week