Checking date: 18/12/2019

Course: 2019/2020

Study: Bachelor in Industrial Electronics and Automation Engineering (223)


Department assigned to the subject: Department of Systems Engineering and Automation

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


By the end of this subject, students will be able to have: 1. Coherent knowledge of their branch of engineering including some at the forefront of the branch in robotics; 2. The ability to apply their knowledge and understanding of robotics to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems using established methods; 3. The ability to apply their knowledge and understanding to develop and realise designs to meet defined and specified requirements; 4. An understanding of design methodologies, and an ability to use them. 5. Workshop and laboratory skills. 6. The ability to select and use appropriate equipment, tools and methods; 7. The ability to combine theory and practice to solve problems of robotics; 8. An understanding of applicable techniques and methods in robotics, and of their limitations
Description of contents: programme
- Introduction to robotics - Elements of robots - Control architectures - Navigation
Learning activities and methodology
- Lectures - Practice
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 50
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 50
Basic Bibliography
  • Roland Siegwart, Illah Reza Nourbakhsh and Davide Scaramuzza. Introduction to autonomous mobile robots. MIT Press. 2011

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.