Northwestern University
Modern Robotics, Course 1: Foundations of Robot Motion
Northwestern University

Modern Robotics, Course 1: Foundations of Robot Motion

This course is part of Modern Robotics: Mechanics, Planning, and Control Specialization

Taught in English

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Kevin Lynch

Instructor: Kevin Lynch

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Intermediate level
Some related experience required
24 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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21 quizzes

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

4.7

(930 reviews)

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Intermediate level
Some related experience required
24 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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There are 5 modules in this course

Introduction to the specialization, the Modern Robotics code library, the CoppeliaSim robot simulator, and the lightboard video-generation tool.

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2 videos5 readings1 discussion prompt

Configuration space and degrees of freedom of rigid bodies and robots.

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3 videos2 readings3 quizzes1 discussion prompt

Configuration space topology and representation; configuration and velocity constraints; task space and workspace.

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4 videos1 reading5 quizzes1 discussion prompt

Rigid-body motions, rotation matrices, angular velocities, and exponential coordinates of rotation.

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6 videos1 reading7 quizzes1 discussion prompt

Homogeneous transformation matrices, twists, screws, exponential coordinates of rigid-body motion, and wrenches.

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5 videos1 reading6 quizzes1 peer review1 discussion prompt

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4.7 (233 ratings)
Kevin Lynch
Northwestern University
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