ME/ECE 739 Advanced Automation and Robotics

3 graduate credits AUDIT ONLY

Course objective:
Develop an in-depth understanding of robot manipulators through mathematical modeling and simulation. Introduce machine vision and sensor integration for robot use in automation.

Course description:
In-depth study of advanced automation concepts and of robotic manipulators. Topics include kinematics, trajectories, dynamic control and programming of robots along with concepts of flexible manufacturing and assembly operations.

Prerequisite:
Proficiency in high-level programming and knowledge of basic linear algebra.

Homework:
Five homework assignments.

Exam:
Final project.

Laboratory:
None.

Computer software:
MATLAB, Maple or Compiler (C or C++). Visit Tethered Software at Computer-aided Engineering for information about software availability. A student version of MATLAB is available for purchase. Contact the Department of Engineering Professional Development for details.

Reference Textbooks:
Robot Modeling and Control, Spong, Hutchinson, and Vidyasagar, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2006
ISBN‚Äê10: 0‚Äê471‚Äê64990‚Äê2 / ISBN‚Äê13: 978‚Äê0‚Äê471‚Äê64990‚Äê8

Course notes:
Posted to course homepage.

Associated web site
http://robotics.me.wisc.edu/

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