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Suggested: 7 weeks of study, 5-7 hours/week...
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Hours to complete

Approx. 21 hours to complete

Suggested: 7 weeks of study, 5-7 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English...

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

Introduction to Robots

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Reading
10 videos (Total 94 min), 6 readings, 1 quiz
Video10 videos
What's Control Theory, Anyway?7m
On the Need for Models10m
Cruise-Controllers10m
Control Design Basics8m
Performance Objectives6m
PID Control7m
Implementation10m
Glue Lecture 116m
Programming & Simulation Lecture 16m
Reading6 readings
Getting Started10m
Preparing for Programming Assignments10m
Optional Programming Assignment 1: Instructions10m
Get More From Georgia Tech10m
Module 1 Lecture Slides10m
MATLAB Tutorials10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Quiz 110m
Week
2
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Mobile Robots

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Reading
10 videos (Total 82 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
Video10 videos
Differential Drive Robots8m
Odometry7m
Sensors7m
Behavior-Based Robotics8m
Go-to-Goal5m
The GRITS Simulator4m
Obstacle Avoidance10m
Glue Lecture 214m
Programming & Simulation Lecture 28m
Reading4 readings
Optional Programming Assignment 2: Instructions10m
Earn a Georgia Tech Badge/Transcript/CEUs10m
Installing MATLAB10m
Module 2 Lecture Slides10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Quiz 210m
Week
3
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Linear Systems

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Reading
10 videos (Total 105 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
Video10 videos
State-Space Models9m
Linearizations13m
LTI Systems13m
Stability11m
Swarm Robotics11m
Output Feedback8m
State Feedback8m
Glue Lecture 311m
Programming & Simulation Lecture 35m
Reading2 readings
Optional Programming Assignment 3: Instructions10m
Module 3 Lecture Slides10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Quiz 310m
Week
4
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

Control Design

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Reading
10 videos (Total 122 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
Video10 videos
Pole-Placement11m
Controllability10m
Segway Robots11m
Observers10m
Observability5m
The Separation Principle9m
Practical Considerations13m
Glue Lecture 419m
Programming & Simulation Lecture 420m
Reading2 readings
Optional Programming Assignment 4: Instructions10m
Module 4 Lecture Slides10m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Quiz 410m
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Top Reviews

By APJun 17th 2016

Amazing coursework. Very important for individuals looking for a control theory based approach to Robotics.\n\nProf Magnus engages the classes in a very intuitive and enjoyable manner .

By SCJun 27th 2016

Cursory course on Modern control and linear systems touching on other aspects of robotics and control. Programing is optional and includes a 2D two wheel differential navigation robot.

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Dr. Magnus Egerstedt

Professor
School of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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