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Module Code: EEE342
Module Title: Industrial Automation and Robot Control
Module Level: Level 3
Module Credits: 5.00
Academic Year: 2020/21
Semester: SEM2
Originating Department: Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Pre-requisites: N/A
To introduce students to the fundamental concepts in robotics, such as Direct and Inverse Kinematics, Workspace, Trajectory Planning and Control.

To provide the basic knowledge and skills to design and build industrial robotic systems, and to understand the advantages and disadvantages of their deployment.

Learning outcomes 
Students completing the module successfully should be able to:

Knowledge and Understanding

A. understand fundamental concepts in robot design and application.

Intellectual Abilities

B. derive the homogenous transformation matrices for multi-degrees of freedom robotic systems.

C. model the kinematic chains of robotic manipulators.

D. analyse the kinematic chains to solve for the inverse kinematics.

E. implement control algorithms on robotic joints and relate theoretical analysis to physical observations of robotic systems.

Practical Skills

F. have hands-on skills on the control of industrial robotic systems.

General Transferable Skills

G. acquire independent learning, problem solving and design skills
Method of teaching and learning 
This module will be delivered through a combination of formal lectures and supervised laboratory sessions. Coursework will be assigned in Week 5 and 10.
Part 1: Introduction to Industrial Robotics

Part 2: Rigid Motions and Homogeneous Transformations

Part 3: Forward and Inverse Kinematics

Part 4: Velocity Kinematics

Part 5: Path and Trajectory Planning

Part 6: Robot Joint Control
Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 26    13  12    99  150 


Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Formal Exam 70.00
2 Continuous Assessments 1 15.00
3 Continuous Assessments 2 15.00

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