Robot Mechanics, Modelling, and Simulation

2018/2019

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • Fundamental aspects related to robot kinematics
  • Methods of how to make spatial description of objects
  • Basic methodologies for kinematic modelling of robot manipulators
  • Principles for kinematic robot simulation
  • Transforming task description to robot movements

Skills

  • Apply homogeneous transformation matrices to represent position and orientation of objects
  • Setup the direct and inverse kinematics of a robot
  • Design simple trajectory planners, including Cartesian and joint interpolators
  • Program an industrial robot to carry out various production tasks
  • Transform the task space descriptions to robot movements
  • Simulate the kinematic behaviour of a robot

Competences

  • Must be able to program a robot so that the desired kinematic behaviour is obtained.
  • Must be able to simulate the kinematics of a robot
  • Must be able to solve simple production tasks with an industrial robot.

Type of instruction

See the general description of the types of instruction described in the introduction to Chapter 3.

Exam

Exams

Name of examRobot Mechanics, Modelling, and Simulation
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
ECTS5
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAs stated in the Joint Programme Regulations
http:/​/​www.en.tech.aau.dk/​education-programmes/​Education+and+Programmes/​

Facts about the module

Danish titleRobot kinematic, modellering og simulering
Module codeESNROBB2K1
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS5
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Electronics and IT
FacultyTechnical Faculty of IT and Design