ABOUT THE COURSEThis course provides an introduction to the basics of robot and automation systems with multiple practical problems, live examples, and ground-level explanations of each concept. This course consists of multiple modules covering all the engineering concepts behind the design and development of a robot starting from the mathematical modelling of a robot system to the control logic of robot. These modules cover the concepts of Physics, Electrical, Electronic and Mechanical Engineering involved in Robot and Automation systems along with practical examples and case studies.
COURSE OBJECTIVESUpon successful completion of the course, the learner will be able to:
In this module, you will learn the classifications of robots, basic terminologies used in robots, various joints present in robot systems and fields of application of robots
In this module, you will learn the need for the description of position and orientation, rotation, translation, various types of transformations and mapping of frames.
In this module, you will learn what is forward kinematics, D-H parameters and how a forward kinematic analysis is done for a robot manipulator using D-H parameters
In this module, you will learn about how to do the velocity analysis for a robot. How to calculate the velocity of the robot end-effector with relationship to joint velocity...
In this module, you will learn how to control a robot to the desired position. You will learn to solve the position control mathematically, which helps in the creation of the algorithm of robot position control.
In this module, you will learn the trajectory planning, types of trajectory planning, trajectory planning using polynomials, differences between Joint Space and Cartesian Space trajectory planning and their applications
In this module, you will learn about the dynamics of the robot, how to derive a dynamic equation which helps in the selection of suitable actuator and autonomous control logics
In this session, you will learn about the fundamentals of electrical and electronics which covers the essential concepts in building robot applications.
In this module, you will learn about series and parallel circuits, voltage and current division rules and mesh and nodal analysis.
In this module, you will quickly learn about Power devices such as Power diode, SCR, Power MosFET and Power IGBT. In addition to that, the application which uses Rectifiers, Inverters and choppers are discussed.
In this module, you will learn about types of signals and systems, pulse width modulation, oscilloscope and filters along with suitable application-oriented examples.
In this module, you will learn the classification of microcontrollers and factors to consider for the selection of microcontroller. Selection influencing multiple factors in an Automation system is explained in detail.
In this module, you will learn about Coulomb’s law, Gauss law, Faraday’s law, Poisson and Laplace equation, Maxwell’s equation and dielectrics.
In this module, you will learn about the magnetic circuits, transformers, electromechanical energy conversion, DC motors and motor selection.
In this module, you will learn about the analog devices such as Op-amp, Timers, Comparators and Negative feedback and suitable application with examples.
In this module, you will learn about different sensors like Position, Temperature, IMU and Pressure sensor and their changes with the environmental change are identified.
In this module, you will learn about logical devices such as AND, OR, NOT, NAND, NOR and EX-OR gate. Memory devices like flip-flops, shift registers and FPGA are discussed in detail with application-oriented examples.
In this module, you will learn about electronic communication that can be used in a system to transfer data between different devices. Different communication protocols such as Inter and intrasystem protocols are discussed in detail with suitable application-based examples.
In this module, you will learn the fundamental principles of mechanics, resolution of forces, moment, the method to find the centre of gravity, the effect of friction with the help of practical examples.
In this module, you will learn the various machine elements in a robot system, designing of machine elements considering the various loads acting on the system, design of permanent and temporary joints (Welding and Screw joints) with the help of practical examples
In this module, you will learn about the material’s response when a load is applied, which helps in designing mechanical structural components and power transmission systems.
In this module, you will learn about the material selection procedure, product analysis, system analysis, material properties, material data organization, material attributes, design requirement study, case study and application-oriented examples.
In this module, you will learn about the what is GD&T, when should GD&T be used, why should GD&T be used, modifiers and its symbols, 14 geometrical characteristics symbols, Tolerance level in various mechanisms, what's the relation between tolerance and money, types of fits, Fits of mating part, application-oriented problems.
In this module, you will learn about classification in the manufacturing process, primary machining process, secondary machining process, additive manufacturing, welding etc.
In this module, you will learn about Feedback system, types of control system, types of controllers, Effects of increasing individual gains, step response of PID controller, application of PID on robot control, PID in a robot system, PID controlling methods, PID Tuning methods.
In this module, you will learn about Joint drive system, actuators, industrial robot drive chain, hydraulic drives, pneumatic drives, electric drives, direct drives, linear actuators, Robot controls, gear drive, belt drive, planetary gear drive, Harmonic drives, various gearboxes, Purpose of bearing, bearing selection methodology, types of bearing, various Bearing loads.
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