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OBJECTIVE: On completion of this course, the students will have a knowledge of different types of robots, their operations, control , programming and applications.
Automation and Robotics- Robot Anatomy- Classification of Robots by DOF motion- platform- power source- intelligence and application area.
Manipulators : Wrists- End effectors- control units- power units- Robot sensors- proximity sensors- range sensors- tactile sensors- visual sensors- sensors for mobile robots.
Introduction to manipulator kinematics- Homogeneous transformations and Robot Kinematics- manipulator path control- robot dynamics- configuration of a Robot controller- Obstacle avoidance.
AI techniques- LISP programming- AI and Robotics- LISP in the factory- sensoring and digitizing function in machine vision- image processing and analysis- training and vision system- natural language processing- sp99EEch recognition- legged locomotion- collision avoidance- natural networks computing.
Method of Robot Programming- lead through programming methods- A robot program as a path in space- motion interpolation- weight- signal and delay commands- branching- capabilities and limitations of lead through methods - Material handling- processing operations- Assembly and inspection- future applications