Introduction to Control and Robotic

Open and closed loop control systems compared with examples. Conditions, which determine a robot. Permanent magnet, brushless, series and shunt motors. Stepper motors. Reversing circuits and speed control techniques. Gear trains and effect on speed, acceleration and torque. Robot power supplies, robot arm and gripper, degrees of freedom and work envelope. Frequency response of control system components. Introduction to Power electronics. Transducers used in robotics. Prerequisite: EL-150 or EE-159 and EL-200. (2-2-3)

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