EE 206A. Introduction to Robotics

Catalog Description: An introduction to the kinematics, dynamics, and control of robot manipulators, robotic vision, and sensing. The course will cover forward and inverse kinematics of serial chain manipulators, the manipulator Jacobian, force relations, dynamics and control-position, and force control. Proximity, tactile, and force sensing. Network modeling, stability, and fidelity in teleoperation and medical applications of robotics.

Units: 4.0

Prerequisites: 120 or equivalent, or consent of instructor.

Credit Restrictions: Students will receive no credit for 206A after taking C125/Bioengineering C125 or EE C106A

Formats:
Fall: 3 hours of lecture, 1 hour of discussion, and 3 hours of laboratory per week
Spring: 3 hours of lecture, 1 hour of discussion, and 3 hours of laboratory per week

Grading basis: letter

Final exam status: Written final exam conducted during the scheduled final exam period

Also listed as: EL ENG 206A


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