CSVTU BE VI Semester EE Robotics & Automation Syllabus

CSVTU BE VI Semester EE Robotics & Automation Syllabus

Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University, Bhilai

Semester: 6th Branch: Electrical Engg.

Subject:Robotics & Automation

UNIT-I: Fundamental Concepts of robotics

History, present status & future trends-Robotics & automation-Laws of Robotics-Robot definitions- Robotics systems & robot anatomy-Specification of Robots-resolution, Repeatability & accuracy of a manipulator. ROBOT DRIVES & POWER TRANSMISSION SYSTEMS & CONTROL: Robot drive mechanisms, hydraulic-electric-pneumatic drives, mechanical transmission method-Rotary-to /Rotary motion conversion, Rotary –to linear motion conversion-End effectors-Types- in piping problem-Remote centered compliance devices-control of actuators in robotics mechanisms.

Unit-II: Sensors & Intelligent Robots

Sensory devices-Non optical-position sensors-optical position sensors-Velocity sensors-Proximity sensors-contact & non-contact type-touch &slip sensors-Force & torque sensors-Al & Robotics.

Unit-III: Computer Vision for Robotics Systems

Robot vision systems-Imaging components-image representation-Hardware aspects-Picture coding- Object recognition & categorization-Visual inspection-Software Considerations-Application-Commercial robotics vision systems

Unit-IV: Transformations & Kinematics

Homogenous coordinates-coordinates references frames-Homogenous transformation for the manipulator-The forward & inverse problem of manipulator kinematics-Motion generation-Manipulator dynamics-Jacobian in terms of D-H matrices-Controller architecture.

Unit-V: Robot Cell Design & Control

Specification of commercial robots-Robots design & process specification-Motor selection in the design of a robotic joint-Robot cell layouts-Economic & social aspect of robotics. Application of Robots: Capabilities of Robots-Robotics applications-Obstacle avoidance-Robotics in India-The future of robotics Factor Automation-Hierarchical computer control.

Text books:

1. Richard D.Klafter, Thomas A.Chmielewski Michael Negin, Robotics Engg-An Integrated

Approach”, Eastern Economy Edition, Prentice Hall of India P.Ltd.1989.

2. Shiman Y.Nof,”Handbook of Industrial Robotics. “John Willey & Sons, New York, 1985.

Reference Book:


Fu.K.S.Gomalez, R.C.Lee, C.S.G,”Robotics: Control, Sensing, Vision& Intelligence”, MGH book



Mikell P.Groover et.al,”Industrial Robots-Technology, Programming & application”, MGH, New

York, 1980.



Deh, S.R.’”Robotics

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