Course: Introduction to Robotics

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Course title Introduction to Robotics
Course code KRP/ZITRO
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course not specified
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction English
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Doležel Petr, doc. Ing. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Introduction, motivation, first program. 2. NXT-G: cycles, control flow, hardware control, user blocks. 3. Sensors. 4. Drives. 5. Robots, robotics, mechatronics. 6. Solving of typical robotic and mechatronic tasks - Line following with obstacle avoidance - Maze solving

Learning activities and teaching methods
Demonstration, Laboratory work
Learning outcomes
Fundamentals of robotics, mechatronics and process control are introduced to students in motivating way. Students are suggested to create their own robots which are able to solve simple mechatronic tasks. The course is ended by competition of created robots.
Student will be able to solve simple mechatronic tasks.

Assessment methods and criteria
Work-related product analysis

To get credit it is necessary to attend the lessons and to build the robot capable to solve simple tasks.
Recommended literature
  • Daniele Benedettelli. Creating Cool MINDSTORMS? NXT Robots. New York, USA, 2008. ISBN 978-1-59059-966-2.

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