Checking date: 14/02/2022

Course: 2023/2024

Soft Robotics
Bachelor in Robotics Engineering (Plan: 478 - Estudio: 381)

Coordinating teacher:

Department assigned to the subject: Systems Engineering and Automation Department

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 3.0 ECTS


Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
1. Introduction to soft robotics a. Introduction b. Examples of soft robots c. Soft robotics vs hard robotics 2. Mathematical model of soft robotics links a. Control requirements b. Nonlineal models c. Lineal models 3. Control of soft robots a. Control requirements b. Model-based control c. Robust and adaptive control of soft robots 4. Software tools for soft robots analysis a. Modeling tools b. Control tools c. Programming tools 5. Use cases of control of soft robots a. Control of a soft robotic neck b. Control of a soft robotic arm
Learning activities and methodology
THEORETICAL PRACTICAL CLASSES. Knowledge and concepts students must acquire. Receive course notes and will have basic reference texts. Students partake in exercises to resolve practical problems. TUTORING SESSIONS. Individualized attendance (individual tutoring) or in-group (group tutoring) for students with a teacher. Subjects with 6 credits have 4 hours of tutoring/ 100% on- site attendance. STUDENT INDIVIDUAL WORK OR GROUP WORK. Subjects with 6 credits have 98 hours/0% on-site. WORKSHOPS AND LABORATORY SESSIONS. Subjects with 3 credits have 4 hours with 100% on-site instruction. Subjects with 6 credits have 8 hours/100% on-site instruction.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.