Robotics (Laboratory)

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Module Objective

The course goal is to familiarize students with the fundamentals of robotics science which is a constantly evolving, contemporary and “inclusive” science with a significant impact in all areas of human activity.

Emphasis is given to the description and analysis of industrial robots, which are a key tool in all modern industrial production units.

Module Study Targets

Students should be able to:

  • Understand the structure and operation of an industrial robot
  • Develop industrial robotic applications
  • Examines Kinematic and dynamic analysis of robotic arms
  • Trajectory planning
  • Controlling of robots and intelligent robot
  • Composing of sensor systems in robotics
  • Examine the Engineering point of view in robotics
  • Apply robot programming languages

Module Acquired Abilities

  • Search, analysis and combination of data
  • Team work
  • Use of inductive thinking

Module Description

  • SCARA I & ΙΙ
  • Simulation
  • ΜΑ2000

Module Student Evaluation

Written final exam (60%)

Laboratory exercises (40%)


  • L. Sciavicco, B. Siciliano, "Modeling and Control of Robot Manipulators", McGraw, 1996
  • C. Canudas de Wit, B. Siciliano, and G. Bastin, "Theory of Robot Control", Springer, 1996
  • P. J. McKerrow, "Introduction to Robotics", Addison Wesley, Reading MA, 1991
  • R. J. Schilling, "Fundamentals of Robotics: Analysis and Control", Prentice-Hall International, 1990
  • T. Yoshikawa, "Foundations of Robotics - Analysis and Control", MIT Press 1990
  • M. W. Spong, M. Vdyasagar, "Robot Dynamics and Control", John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1989
  • J. J. Craig, "Introduction to Robotics: Mechanics and Control", Addison Wesley, 1986