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Week
1

Week 1

9 hours to complete

Chapter 12: Grasping and Manipulation (Part 1 of 2)

9 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 33 min), 3 readings, 9 quizzes
7 videos
First-Order Analysis of a Single Contact (Chapter 12.1.1)4m
Contact Types: Rolling, Sliding, and Breaking (Chapter 12.1.2)5m
Multiple Contacts (Chapter 12.1.3)4m
Planar Graphical Methods (Chapter 12.1.6, Part 1 of 2)4m
Planar Graphical Methods (Chapter 12.1.6, Part 2 of 2)4m
Form Closure (Chapter 12.1.7)4m
3 readings
Welcome to Course 5, Robot Manipulation and Wheeled Mobile Robots10m
How to Make This Course Successful5m
Chapter 12 through 12.12h
8 practice exercises
Lecture Comprehension, Grasping and Manipulation (Chapter 12)30m
Lecture Comprehension, First-Order Analysis of a Single Contact (Chapter 12.1.1)30m
Lecture Comprehension, Contact Types: Rolling, Sliding, and Breaking (Chapter 12.1.2)30m
Lecture Comprehension, Multiple Contacts (Chapter 12.1.3)30m
Lecture Comprehension, Planar Graphical Methods (Chapter 12.1.6, Part 1 of 2)30m
Lecture Comprehension, Planar Graphical Methods (Chapter 12.1.6, Part 2 of 2)30m
Lecture Comprehension, Form Closure (Chapter 12.1.7)30m
Chapter 12 through 12.1, Grasping and Manipulation1h
Week
2

Week 2

11 hours to complete

Chapter 12: Grasping and Manipulation (Part 2 of 2)

11 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 26 min), 1 reading, 8 quizzes
6 videos
Planar Graphical Methods (Chapter 12.2.2)4m
Force Closure (Chapter 12.2.3)4m
Duality of Force and Motion Freedoms (Chapter 12.2.4)3m
Manipulation and the Meter-Stick Trick (Chapter 12.3)5m
Transport of an Assembly (Chapter 12.3)3m
1 reading
Chapter 12.2 through 12.31h 30m
7 practice exercises
Lecture Comprehension, Friction (Chapter 12.2.1)30m
Lecture Comprehension, Planar Graphical Methods (Chapter 12.2.2)30m
Lecture Comprehension, Force Closure (Chapter 12.2.3)30m
Lecture Comprehension, Duality of Force and Motion Freedoms (Chapter 12.2.4)30m
Lecture Comprehension, Manipulation and the Meter-Stick Trick (Chapter 12.3)30m
Lecture Comprehension, Transport of an Assembly (Chapter 12.3)30m
Chapter 12.2 through 12.3, Grasping and Manipulation1h 10m
Week
3

Week 3

6 hours to complete

Chapter 13: Wheeled Mobile Robots (Part 1 of 2)

6 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 16 min), 1 reading, 5 quizzes
4 videos
Omnidirectional Wheeled Mobile Robots (Chapter 13.2, Part 1 of 2)6m
Omnidirectional Wheeled Mobile Robots (Chapter 13.2, Part 2 of 2)3m
Modeling of Nonholonomic Wheeled Mobile Robots (Chapter 13.3.1)5m
1 reading
Chapter 13 through 13.3.12h
5 practice exercises
Lecture Comprehension, Wheeled Mobile Robots (Chapter 13.1)30m
Lecture Comprehension, Omnidirectional Wheeled Mobile Robots (Chapter 13.2, Part 1 of 2)30m
Lecture Comprehension, Omnidirectional Wheeled Mobile Robots (Chapter 13.2, Part 2 of 2)30m
Lecture Comprehension, Modeling of Nonholonomic Wheeled Mobile Robots (Chapter 13.3.1)30m
Chapter 13 through 13.3.1, Wheeled Mobile Robots1h 15m
Week
4

Week 4

9 hours to complete

Chapter 13: Wheeled Mobile Robots (Part 2 of 2)

9 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 43 min), 1 reading, 9 quizzes
8 videos
Controllability of Wheeled Mobile Robots (Chapter 13.3.2, Part 2 of 4)6m
Controllability of Wheeled Mobile Robots (Chapter 13.3.2, Part 3 of 4)5m
Controllability of Wheeled Mobile Robots (Chapter 13.3.2, Part 4 of 4)5m
Motion Planning for Nonholonomic Mobile Robots (Chapter 13.3.3)5m
Feedback Control for Nonholonomic Mobile Robots (Chapter 13.3.4)5m
Odometry (Chapter 13.4)4m
Mobile Manipulation (Chapter 13.5)6m
1 reading
Chapter 13.3.2 through 13.52h 30m
9 practice exercises
Lecture Comprehension, Controllability of Wheeled Mobile Robots (Chapter 13.3.2, Part 1 of 4)30m
Lecture Comprehension, Controllability of Wheeled Mobile Robots (Chapter 13.3.2, Part 2 of 4)30m
Lecture Comprehension, Controllability of Wheeled Mobile Robots (Chapter 13.3.2, Part 3 of 4)30m
Lecture Comprehension, Controllability of Wheeled Mobile Robots (Chapter 13.3.2, Part 4 of 4)30m
Lecture Comprehension, Motion Planning for Nonholonomic Mobile Robots (Chapter 13.3.3)30m
Lecture Comprehension, Feedback Control for Nonholonomic Mobile Robots (Chapter 13.3.4)30m
Lecture Comprehension, Odometry (Chapter 13.4)30m
Lecture Comprehension, Mobile Manipulation (Chapter 13.5)30m
Chapter 13.3.2 through 13.5, Wheeled Mobile Robots1h 20m

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