Northwestern University
Modern Robotics, Course 3: Robot Dynamics
Northwestern University

Modern Robotics, Course 3: Robot Dynamics

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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21 hours (approximately)
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Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

4.7

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

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There are 4 modules in this course

Lagrangian formulation of dynamics, centripetal and Coriolis forces, robot mass matrix, dynamics of a rigid body, and Newton-Euler inverse dynamics for an open-chain robot.

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6 videos3 readings7 quizzes1 discussion prompt

Forward dynamics of an open chain, task-space dynamics, constrained dynamics, and practical effects due to gearing and friction.

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4 videos1 reading5 quizzes1 peer review1 discussion prompt

Point-to-point "straight-line" trajectories and polynomial trajectories passing through via points.

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3 videos1 reading4 quizzes1 discussion prompt

Time-optimal motions along a specified path subject to robot dynamics and actuator limits.

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3 videos1 reading4 quizzes1 discussion prompt

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4.8 (19 ratings)
Kevin Lynch
Northwestern University
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