MECH 4003 Mobile Robotics

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 300043

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Description To develop an understanding of the basic concepts involved in Mobile Robotics. The areas of mobile robot mechanics, localisation, map building and path planning of mobile robots will be introduced. Various sensors and their applications in mobile robotics are also to be introduced.

School Eng, Design & Built Env

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 2 10cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 4 subject

Pre-requisite(s) ENGR 1018

Restrictions Successful completion of 160 credit points

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
  1. Describe and classify the different types of mechanical structures of mobile robots.
  2. Examine the issues of localisation in mobile robots.
  3. Examine and apply the map building and path planning techniques used in mobile robotics
  4. Evaluate various sensors and assess their applications in mobile robots

Subject Content

Mechanics of Mobile robots
Localisation, map-building and path planning
Sensors and sensing techniques.
Actuators for mobile robots
Recent development in mobile robots

Assessment

The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Item Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Applied Project 30 hours 60 N Both (Individual & Group)
Practical 30 minutes for each lab session 16 N Individual
Quiz 30 minutes each 24 N Individual

Teaching Periods

2022 Trimester 1

Sydney City

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2022 Trimester 2

Sydney City

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2022 Semester 2

Penrith (Kingswood)

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Parramatta - Victoria Rd

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