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ROBOTICS

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Refer to the website to respond to the following questions
. Read all the
information on the webpage, and then answer the question before moving on to
the next page.

http://www.thetech.org/robotics/universal/index.html

1.

What is required to qualify a machine as a “robot”?

Watch the video of
Hans Moravec

defining a robot
http://www.thetech.org/robotics/universal/hm_whatisrobot.html





2.

What makes robots ideal for manufacturing?

Watch the video of
John Dulchinos

discussing robots in a chocolate factory
http://www.thetech.org/robotics/universal/univ_jd.html






3.

Describe other uses for robots, and give examples.





4.

Why are robots becoming increasingly important in medicine?

Explore the 360º panorama of the
HipNav Trial
http://www.thetech.org/robotics/universal/qtvr_hipnav.html





5.

What could researchers learn from “playing” robots?




6.

Why is it important that we discover the environme
nt of Mars?

Watch the video of simulated Mars landing
http://www.thetech.org/robotics/universal/univ_marsrover.html

Play with the ROV simulator
http://www.thetech.org/robotics/atyourcommand/index.html





7.

Define and describe:

a.

Actuators



b.

Solenoids



c.

Stepper motor



d.

Servo motor



Watch the video of Skyworker
http://www.thetech.org/robotics/universal/univ_skyworker.html


8.

Use the link to identify and describe the six degrees of freedom
http://www.thetech.org/robotics/universal/degrees_freedom/degree_frset.html








9.

What are some of the issues facing engineers who work with robotic vision?





10.

How
can a robot’s five “senses” (sight, sound, taste, smell, touch) be used in industry? Be specific with
your examples (for example, a robot can use sight to determine errors in quality control production.)





11.

Having read about rules
-
based systems and neura
l network, which do you think is the better option
for artificial intelligence?

Explain your response.

Watch the video on Coq
http://www.thetech.org/robotics/universal/univ_cog.html




12.

After reading
Hans Moravec 4
-
stage evolution
, what do you think the world of humans and rob
ots
will be like in 2040?




13.

Cruise missiles violate Asimov’s Law. What other examples can you think of that violate the laws.
Evalu
a
te whether these other
examples should be permitted or not.