Department of Computer Science

Course director: M. Jenkin
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COSC 4421.03 Introduction to Robotics
(x-listed COSC 5324.03)

Section A  Fall       Tue, Thu 19:00-20:30

The course introduces the basic concepts of robotic manipulators and autonomous systems. After a review of some fundamental mathematics the course examines the mechanics and dynamics of robot arms. In particular forward and inverse kinematics, force and velocity, inertia and control. A Robotics Laboratory is available equipped with a manipulator and a moving platform with sonars, several workstations and an extensive collection of software.

Texts: J. Craig, Introduction to Robotics: Mechanics and Control, 2nd edition, Addison Wesley.

Prerequisites: general prerequisites; MATH2221.03.

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