IIT Madras Online FREE course on "Introduction of Robotics"
IIT Madras has announced the online course on Introduction to Robotics on the SWAYAM Portal. This is a 12 week-long course and will start on 26 July 2021. This is a completely free course but for the certificate, you need to pay the desire fee (1000apx).
The following candidates can apply for this online course by the IIT Madras.
- First and second-year students in degree programs including Engineering and Science degree programs.
- Any engineering discipline and mathematics, Physics.
- Undergraduate/graduate students interested in robotics
Standard XII in the Science stream
The following topic will be covered in this free course on introduction to Robotics.,
Introduction to robotics- History, growth; Robot applications- Manufacturing industry, defense, rehabilitation, medical, etc., Laws of Robotics
Robot mechanisms; Kinematics- coordinate transformations, DH parameters
Forward kinematics, Inverse Kinematics
Jacobians, Statics, Trajectory Planning
Actuators (electrical)- DC motors, BLDC servo motors
Sensors, sensor integration
Control – PWM, joint motion control, feedback control
Computed torque control
Perception, Localisation and mapping
Probabilistic robotics, Path planning, BFS; DFS; Dijkstra; A-star; D-star; Voronoi; Potential Field; Hybrid approaches
Simultaneous Localization and Mapping
Introduction to Reinforcement Learning
The last date to apply for this course is 15 Oct 2021
This is an AICTE approved FDP course