- Departments / Centres
Fundamentals of robotics – wrists design - end effectors – actuators - modular robots.
Robot and its peripherals - sensors, machine vision - image processing & analysis - application of artificial intelligence, voice communication - robot control units - motion controls.
Robot kinematics - homogeneous transformations - forward & inverse kinematics - problems of dynamics - differential relationships - motion trajectories - dynamics of a robot control of single & multiple link robot - static force analysis.
Robot Programming - different languages - expert systems.
Robot applications in manufacturing - material transfer & machine loading/unloading - processing operations – inspection - automation - robot cell design – control – recent developments and special applications.
1) Richard D Klafter, Thomas A Chmielewski & Michael Negin, “Robotic Engineering – An Integrated Approach”, Prentice Hall, 1994.
2) Deb, S.R., “Robotic Technology and Flexible Automation”, Tata Mc Graw Hill, 1994.
3) Fu & Gonzales,, “Industrial Robotics”, Tata Mc Graw Hill, 1988.