Course detail

Fundamentals of Robotics

FEKT-BROBAcad. year: 2015/2016

History of robotics. Industrial robots - kinematic conceptions, important features and parameters. Kinematics of industrial robots, important parameters. Homogeneous transformations and its use. Indusatrial manipulator in practice - a company portfolio, programming language description, programming demonstration. Sensors in robotics - mobile, manipulators. Mobile robotics - introduction. Mobile robot drive configurations. Navigation basics, selflocalisation and mapping - indoor, outdoor.Telepresence basics. Robot deployment, applications.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Succesful student of the course should be able to:
- describe basics of industrial manipulator construction
- actively use homogeneous transformations
- solve forward kinematics of industrial manipulators
- program basic functions of industrial manipulators
- solve basic problems in mobile robot navigation
- describe principals of visual telepresence

Prerequisites

The subject knowledge on the secondary school level is required.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Snyder W.E.:Industrial Robots. Prentice Hall,1985. (EN)
Spong,M.,Vidyasagar,M.:"Robot Dynamics and Control" J.Wiey,1990 (EN)
Šolc,F.,Žalud,L.:"Základy robotiky", VUT v Brně, elektronická skripta AMT010,2002 (CS)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.
Teaching methods include lectures and one laboratory or home project, that the student elaborates during the semester.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Requirements for completion of a course are specified by a regulation issued by the lecturer responsible for the course and updated for every year.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1.History of robotics.
2. Industrial robots - kinematic conceptions, important features and parameters.
3. Kinematics of industrial robots, important parameters.
4. Homogeneous transformations and its use.
5. Indusatrial manipulator in practice - a company portfolio, programming language description, programming demonstration.
6. Sensors in robotics - mobile, manipulators.
7. Mobile robotics - introduction.
8. Mobile robot drive configurations.
9. NAvigation basics, selflocalisation and mapping - indoor, outdoor.
10. Telepresence basics.
11. Robot deployment, applications.

Aims

To develop the students understanding of industrial robotics. To develop an appreciation of the contrasting application of robots different industrial sectors. To introduce the students to basic elements of industrial robots, mechanical construction, drives, sensors and control systems. To introduce students to basic mobile robotics.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

The content and forms of instruction in the evaluated course are specified by a regulation issued by the lecturer responsible for the course and updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme EEKR-B Bachelor's

    branch B-AMT , 2. year of study, summer semester, 6 credits, optional specialized

  • Programme EEKR-CZV lifelong learning

    branch ET-CZV , 1. year of study, summer semester, 6 credits, optional specialized

Type of course unit

 

Computer exercise

10 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

Laboratory exercise

10 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

The other activities

6 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer