Robotics - MTRN4230

Faculty: Faculty of Engineering

School: School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

Course Outline:

Campus: Kensington Campus

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 4

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: ELEC1111

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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This course is designed to give the student an in depth understanding of manipulative robotics and its uses. It covers the following course material. Automation types, introduction to industrial robotics, end effectors. robot history, populations and main uses, Profitability of robot usage. Robotics simulation. WORKSPACE 5.04 software and its uses. Kinematics of multi-degree-of-freedom systems. Jacobean matrices, Further kinematics and dynamics. Robot trajectories. Anatomy of an industrial robot rystems. Biped robotics. Mobile robotics. The Stewart platform and its uses. The Australian Standard. Application in the workplace. Design of installations. The workcell ––concepts and design. This course requires the students to take part in site visits and case study presentation. Students are also required to complete a major project on a system integrating WORKSPACE robotic simulation software, an ABB robot and a vision system.


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