Science & Technology Course

EE4268: Robotics and Automation

Course Type: Certification | Study Mode: Part-Time
Keywords: Undergraduate | Robotics

Course Detail

Introduction
1. Introduction to robotics.
2. Robot actuators and sensing systems.
3. Fundamentals of rigid body motion.
4. Kinematics of robot manipulators.
5. Motion planning and programming.
6. Dynamics and control of robot manipulators.
7. Robotics design and applications.
Curriculum Overview
a) Able to express the motion of robotic arms by using of the concept of coordinate transformation. They are also required to derive the rotation matrix and homogeneous matrix in a specific task.
b) Able to design a simple model capable of controlling a robot in sensor-motor configurations.
c) Able to model robotic arms and perform a kinematics analysis by making using of a software provided in the laboratory.
d) Have an understanding of the functionality of robot sensors and actuators.
e) Have an understanding of the dynamic model of a robotic system.
f) Have an understanding of past and current scientific issues, and basic knowledge in the history of robotics research, current robot design and applications, technologies of mobile and service robots.
Entry Requirements
- At least 21 years of age
- Have 2 years of full-time work experience, or have fully discharged full-time NS liability, or are currently employed on a full-time basis.
- Degree in Engineering/Science or
- Polytechnic Diploma with relevant working experience
Other Information
Funding
- SkillsFuture Series / SSG
- SkillsFuture Credit
- NTUC-UTAP
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