ENGME557-21B (HAM)

Robotics

15 Points

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Division of Health Engineering Computing & Science
School of Engineering

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: mary.dalbeth@waikato.ac.nz

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Paper Description

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This paper teaches students the advanced mechatronics with application to mobile and industrial robotic applications. This paper covers kinematic transformations, path planning and integration of techniques to mobile and robotic applications. Face to face attendance is essential for this paper.

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Paper Structure

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The paper will be taught in D.2.03 for both tutorials and laboratories.
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Learning Outcomes

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Students who successfully complete the paper should be able to:

  • Use industrial robots to perform intended tasks
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  • integrate hardware and software to create functional robotic system
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  • Integrate sensing for autonomous operation
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  • Apply kinematic transformation to achieve high precision operation
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Assessment

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There will be 2 lab projects and four assignments. The tests will assess on theoretical concepts such as kinematic transformations and programming basic skills. Late assignment submission cannot exceed 5 working days. Exception will only be provided for special consideration, and will need paper convener approval.

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Assessment Components

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The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0. There is no final exam. The final exam makes up 0% of the overall mark.

The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0 or 0:0, whichever is more favourable for the student. The final exam makes up either 0% or 0% of the overall mark.

Component DescriptionDue Date TimePercentage of overall markSubmission MethodCompulsory
1. Assignment 1
10 Aug 2021
10:00 AM
10
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
2. Assignment 2
7 Sep 2021
10:00 AM
10
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
3. Assignment 3
14 Sep 2021
10:00 AM
10
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
4. Assignment 4
28 Sep 2021
10:00 AM
10
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
5. Test 1
17 Aug 2021
11:00 AM
10
6. Test 2
12 Oct 2021
10:00 AM
10
7. Lab project 1
20 Aug 2021
5:00 PM
20
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
8. Lab project 2
15 Oct 2021
5:00 PM
20
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
Assessment Total:     100    
Failing to complete a compulsory assessment component of a paper will result in an IC grade
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Required and Recommended Readings

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Required Readings

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Element of Robotics

Mordechai Ben-Ari, Francesco Mondana

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Online Support

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A Moodle site will operate for this paper. Students are expected to use Moodle; for example announcements made there are expected to be read. No printed notes will be given out by the lecturer; all documentation will be placed on Moodle.

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Workload

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Contact Hours: Tutorials 12; Laboratory 24;

Non-contact hours: Lab project 1: 24; Lab project 2: 24; Assignment 1: 12; Assignment 2: 12; Assignment 3: 12; Assignment 4: 12; Test 1: 9 and Test 2: 9

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Linkages to Other Papers

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Pre-requisites

ENME352 or equivalent paper

ENEL317 or equivalent paper

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Prerequisite(s)

Prerequisite papers: ENGME357 or ENEL417

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