Also offered as Engineering Sciences 259 : Advanced Introduction to Robotics
Exam group: 8
Introduction to computer-controlled robotic manipulators. Topics include coordinate frames and transformations, kinematic structure and solutions, statics and dynamics of serial and parallel chain manipulators, control and programming, introduction to path planning, introduction to teleoperation, robot design, and actuation and sensing devices. Laboratory exercises provide experience with industrial robot programming and robot simulation and control.
Prerequisite: Computer Science 50, and either Engineering Sciences 125 or 156.