Northwestern University
Modern Robotics, Course 2: Robot Kinematics
Northwestern University

Modern Robotics, Course 2: Robot Kinematics

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

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Kevin Lynch

Instructor: Kevin Lynch

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Intermediate level
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18 hours (approximately)
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Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

4.9

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

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There are 4 modules in this course

Product of exponentials formula for forward kinematics in the space frame and the end-effector frame.

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3 videos3 readings4 quizzes1 discussion prompt

Velocity kinematics using the space Jacobian and body Jacobian, statics of open chains, singularities, and manipulability.

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6 videos1 reading7 quizzes1 discussion prompt

Analytical and numerical inverse kinematics.

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3 videos1 reading4 quizzes1 peer review1 discussion prompt

Forward kinematics, inverse kinematics, velocity kinematics, and statics of closed chains.

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1 video1 reading2 quizzes1 discussion prompt

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4.8 (42 ratings)
Kevin Lynch
Northwestern University
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