Calendar Description

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, mobile robots, their sensors and algorithms for controlling them. A Robotics Laboratory is available equipped with a manipulator and a moving platform with sonar, several workstations and an extensive collection of software.

The course includes 12 hours of supervised lab sessions.

Prerequisites: General prerequisites; MATH1025 3.0, MATH1310 3.0, CSE2031 3.0


"Introduction to Robotics: Mechanics and Control"
John Craig (3rd edition)
Pearson Prentice Hall, 2005 (ISBN 0-201-54361-3)