CS36510 Space Robotics

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Nov 13, 2013 (3 years and 6 months ago)

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CS36510 Space Robotics

Dave Barnes

Computer Science


E49 dpb@aber.ac.uk

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Brief Description


This module provides an introduction to the basic
design and operation of robotic systems for space and
planetary applications.



Learning Outcomes


Explain the detailed characteristics of space and
planetary robot systems.



Analyse potential space and planetary robot
applications and design appropriate robotic solutions.



Demonstrate an advanced understanding of the
principles of operation of space and planetary robots.

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Syllabus


Introduction


History & Design Issues


Manipulator kinematics


Manipulator control


Rover navigation


Aerobots


Simulation


Autonomous architectures


Robot survivability and longevity

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Course notes and materials


https://blackboard.aber.ac.uk/webapps/login/
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Assessment


Two hour formal examination, 100%



Space robotics research at AU


See AU_Space_Robotics_Overview_Oct_13.pdf

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