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Unit information: Robotic Fundamentals (UWE, UFMF4X-15-M) in 2020/21

Unit name Robotic Fundamentals (UWE, UFMF4X-15-M)
Unit code EMATM0033
Credit points 15
Level of study M/7
Teaching block(s) Teaching Block 1 (weeks 1 - 12)
Unit director Professor. Charlie Yang
Open unit status Not open
Pre-requisites

None

Co-requisites

None

School/department Department of Engineering Mathematics
Faculty Faculty of Engineering

Description

This unit will be delivered at the University of the West of England (UWE). This modules focuses on two fundamental aspects of robots: (1) the mechanics of robot bodies; kinematic properties and algorithms; (2) programming. See https://secure.uwe.ac.uk/fet/coursesuwe/modules/uweModuleCode.asp?ModuleCode=UFMF4X-15-M for full details (UWE login required).

Intended learning outcomes

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Teaching details

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Assessment Details

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Reading and References

  • Craig, J.J. (2003), Introduction to Robotics, USA: Pearson Education.
  • Jazar, R. N. (2010) Theory of Applied Robotics: Kinematics, Dynamics and Control (2nd edition). Springer. [ISBN: 1441917497]
  • Siegwart, R. Y. & Nourbakhsh, I. R. (2004) Introduction to Autonomous Mobile Robots. MIT Press. [ISBN: 0262015358]
  • Siciliano, B. & Khatib, O. (2008) Springer Handbook of Robotics. Springer. [ISBN: 354023957X]
  • Merlet, J. P. (2006) Parallel Robots, 2nd edition. New York: Springer-Verlag.
  • Lutz, M. (2010). Programming Python, 4th edition. USA: O'Reilly Media.
  • Kernighan, B.W., Ritchie, D. (1988). The C Programming Language (2nd Edition), USA: Pearson Education (US).

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