Northwestern University
Modern Robotics, Course 5: Robot Manipulation and Wheeled Mobile Robots
Northwestern University

Modern Robotics, Course 5: Robot Manipulation and Wheeled Mobile Robots

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
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35 hours (approximately)
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Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

4.7

(80 reviews)

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

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There are 4 modules in this course

Kinematics of contact, contact types (rolling, sliding, and breaking), graphical methods for representing kinematic constraints in the plane, and form-closure grasping (complete kinematic constraint).

What's included

7 videos3 readings8 quizzes1 peer review1 discussion prompt

Coulomb friction, friction cones, graphical methods for representing forces and torques in the plane, force closure grasping, and examples of manipulation other than grasping.

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6 videos1 reading7 quizzes1 peer review1 discussion prompt

Kinematic models of omnidirectional and nonholonomic wheeled mobile robots.

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4 videos1 reading5 quizzes1 discussion prompt

Controllability, motion planning, and feedback control of nonholonomic wheeled mobile robots; odometry for wheeled mobile robots; and mobile manipulation.

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8 videos1 reading9 quizzes1 discussion prompt

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5.0 (16 ratings)
Kevin Lynch
Northwestern University
13 Courses67,439 learners

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