Introduction to Robotics

This introductory course is a hands-on introduction to the key concepts and tools underpinning robotic systems in use and development today. Intended to give students the tools to understand robotic systems, to explore robotics for their own purposes, and to pursue advanced study in the field. The course will cover the fundamentals of manipulators, sensors, actuators, end effectors and product design for automation, kinematics, control, programming of manipulators, along with an introduction to pattern recognition and computer vision. Prerequisite: none. (3-0-3)

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