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MECH 456 Introduction To Robotics

MECH 456  Introduction To Robotics  Units: 3.50  

This course will cover the following topics in the field of robotics: historical development; robot components (sensors, actuators, and end effectors, and their selection criteria); basic categories of robots (serial and parallel manipulators, mobile robots); mobility/constraint analysis; workspace analysis; rigid body kinematics (homogeneous transformation, angle and axis of rotation, Euler angles); manipulator kinematics and motion trajectories (displacement and velocity analyses, differential relations, Jacobian matrix); non-redundant and redundant sensing/actuation of manipulators; manipulator statics (force and stiffness); singularities; and manipulator dynamics.
(Lec: 3, Lab: 0, Tut: 0.5)

Requirements: Prerequisites: MECH 350 or MTHE 332 (MATH 332) or ELEC 443 or permission of the instructor Corequisites: Exclusions: ELEC 448   
Offering Term: F  
CEAB Units:    
Mathematics 0  
Natural Sciences 0  
Complementary Studies 0  
Engineering Science 21  
Engineering Design 21  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  

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