MMAE 540, Robotics and Mechatronics
Fall Semester, 2002

Schedule: Monday and Wednesday, 3:15 pm to 4:30 pm

Location:  E1 Building, room TBA

TextbookIntroduction to Robotics, second edition, by John J. Craig, published by Addison-Wesley.

This course will cover the basics of industrial robotics, mostly from a manufacturing perspective.  Topics will include robot architecture, transformation mathematics, forward and inverse manipulator kinematics and dynamics, trajectory generation and control, and programming.  Extensive use of computer simulation will be used.

The course will be approximately 75% lecture and 25% computer simulation lab.

For further information, contact John Cesarone, 312.567.5813.