Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name


  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Mechanical Engineering

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    To introduce students to the issues involved in the mechanical design and modelling and control of robotic manipulators

    Learning Outcomes
    1. Describe the various components of robotic manipulators
    2. Define object location mathematically in three dimensions.
    3. Model end-effector position, velocity and acceleration for standard robotic arms.
    4. Calculate the forces and torques in manipulator joints
    5. Describe typical control strategies used in manipulator control.