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Module 15. - Introduction to Robotics

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Module 15 – INTRODUCTION TO ROBOTICS
This module is designed to introduce the student to the fundamental concepts of robotics and describe some basic applications. It covers operating principles of a manipulator and describes four types of actuators found in industry. The history of robotics is presented, as well as an overview of the main applications of industrial robots. The advantages of robots are also outlined, and the main components associated with robotic systems are explored. An introduction to robot cost/benefit analysis is presented and the most common nonindustrial applications of robots are explored.
Learning Outcomes:
• List the main components of a robot.
• Describe the operating principles of a manipulator.
• Identify four types of actuators.
• Explain the role of Devol and Engelberger in robotics history.
• Define the terms ROV and TROV.
• Name the two types of robot arms.
• List five non-industrial applications of robots.
• Explain the purpose of a controller in a robotic system.
• Describe two cost/benefit analysis factors related to production volumes.
• Identify seven factors which should be considered
when selecting a robot.
 

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Class Details

365 Sessions
Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Location
MiraCosta College-Oceanside Campus

Instructor
George Brown College 

Tuition: 

$90.00

Registration Closes On
Monday, December 31, 2018 @ 12:00 AM


Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
1/1/2018 - 12/31/2018 Weekly -Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Oceanside, MiraCosta College-Oceanside Campus  Map, Room: ONLINE George Brown College 

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