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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

9 hours to complete

Chapter 10: Motion Planning (Part 1 of 2)

9 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 24 min), 3 readings, 7 quizzes
5 videos
C-Space Obstacles (Chapter 10.2.1)4m
Graphs and Trees (Chapter 10.2.3)2m
Graph Search (Chapter 10.2.4)9m
Complete Path Planners (Chapter 10.3)3m
3 readings
Welcome to Course 4, Robot Motion Planning and Control10m
How to Make This Course Successful5m
Chapter 10 through 10.31h 30m
6 practice exercises
Lecture Comprehension, Overview of Motion Planning (Chapter 10.1)30m
Lecture Comprehension, C-Space Obstacles (Chapter 10.2.1)30m
Lecture Comprehension, Graphs and Trees (Chapter 10.2.3)30m
Lecture Comprehension, Graph Search (Chapter 10.2.4)30m
Lecture Comprehension, Complete Path Planners (Chapter 10.3)30m
Chapter 10 through 10.3, Motion Planning15m
Week
2

Week 2

10 hours to complete

Chapter 10: Motion Planning (Part 2 of 2)

10 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 25 min), 1 reading, 7 quizzes
5 videos
Sampling Methods for Motion Planning (Chapter 10.5, Part 1 of 2)3m
Sampling Methods for Motion Planning (Chapter 10.5, Part 2 of 2)7m
Virtual Potential Fields (Chapter 10.6)5m
Nonlinear Optimization (Chapter 10.7)5m
1 reading
Chapter 10.4 through 10.72h
6 practice exercises
Lecture Comprehension, Grid Methods for Motion Planning (Chapter 10.4)30m
Lecture Comprehension, Sampling Methods for Motion Planning (Chapter 10.5, Part 1 of 2)30m
Lecture Comprehension, Sampling Methods for Motion Planning (Chapter 10.5, Part 2 of 2)30m
Lecture Comprehension, Virtual Potential Fields (Chapter 10.6)30m
Lecture Comprehension, Nonlinear Optimization (Chapter 10.7)30m
Chapter 10.4 through 10.7, Motion Planning30m
Week
3

Week 3

8 hours to complete

Chapter 11: Robot Control (Part 1 of 2)

8 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 33 min), 1 reading, 9 quizzes
8 videos
Error Response (Chapter 11.2.1)2m
Linear Error Dynamics (Chapter 11.2.2)4m
First-Order Error Dynamics (Chapter 11.2.2.1)1m
Second-Order Error Dynamics (Chapter 11.2.2.2)5m
Motion Control with Velocity Inputs (Chapter 11.3, Part 1 of 3)4m
Motion Control with Velocity Inputs (Chapter 11.3, Part 2 of 3)6m
Motion Control with Velocity Inputs (Chapter 11.3, Part 3 of 3)4m
1 reading
Chapter 11 through 11.32h
9 practice exercises
Lecture Comprehension, Control System Overview (Chapter 11.1)30m
Lecture Comprehension, Error Response (Chapter 11.2.1)30m
Lecture Comprehension, Linear Error Dynamics (Chapter 11.2.2)30m
Lecture Comprehension, First-Order Error Dynamics (Chapter 11.2.2.1)30m
Lecture Comprehension, Second-Order Error Dynamics (Chapter 11.2.2.2)30m
Lecture Comprehension, Motion Control with Velocity Inputs (Chapter 11.3, Part 1 of 3)30m
Lecture Comprehension, Motion Control with Velocity Inputs (Chapter 11.3, Part 2 of 3)30m
Lecture Comprehension, Motion Control with Velocity Inputs (Chapter 11.3, Part 3 of 3)30m
Chapter 11 through 11.3, Robot Control1h
Week
4

Week 4

6 hours to complete

Chapter 11: Robot Control (Part 2 of 2)

6 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 25 min), 1 reading, 6 quizzes
5 videos
Motion Control with Torque or Force Inputs (Chapter 11.4, Part 2 of 3)5m
Motion Control with Torque or Force Inputs (Chapter 11.4, Part 3 of 3)7m
Force Control (Chapter 11.5)2m
Hybrid Motion-Force Control (Chapter 11.6)5m
1 reading
Chapter 11.4 through 11.62h
6 practice exercises
Lecture Comprehension, Motion Control with Torque or Force Inputs (Chapter 11.4, Part 1 of 3)30m
Lecture Comprehension, Motion Control with Torque or Force Inputs (Chapter 11.4, Part 2 of 3)30m
Lecture Comprehension, Motion Control with Torque or Force Inputs (Chapter 11.4, Part 3 of 3)30m
Lecture Comprehension, Force Control (Chapter 11.5)30m
Lecture Comprehension, Hybrid Motion-Force Control (Chapter 11.6)30m
Chapter 11.4 through 11.6, Robot Control30m

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