EC6003 ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION SYLLABUS FOR 6TH SEM ECE REGULATION 2013 - Anna University Internal marks 2018
ANNA UNIVERSITY ECE SYLLABUS
EC6003 ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION SYLLABUS
6TH SEM ECE SYLLABUS
REGULATION 2013
 EC6003 ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION SYLLABUS
OBJECTIVES:
• To study the various parts of robots and fields of robotics. 
• To study the various kinematics and inverse kinematics of robots. 
• To study the Euler, Lagrangian formulation of Robot dynamics. 
• To study the trajectory planning for robot. 
• To study the control of robots for some specific applications. 

UNIT I BASIC CONCEPTS
Definition and origin of robotics – different types of robotics – various generations of robots – degrees of freedom – Asimov‟s laws of robotics – dynamic stabilization of robots.

UNIT II POWER SOURCES AND SENSORS
Hydraulic, pneumatic and electric drives – determination of HP of motor and gearing ratio – variable speed arrangements – path determination – micro machines in robotics – machine vision – ranging – laser – acoustic – magnetic, fiber optic and tactile sensors.

UNIT III MANIPULATORS, ACTUATORS AND GRIPPERS
Construction of manipulators – manipulator dynamics and force control – electronic and pneumatic manipulator control circuits – end effectors – U various types of grippers – design considerations.

UNIT IV KINEMATICS AND PATH PLANNING
Solution of inverse kinematics problem – multiple solution jacobian work envelop – hill Climbing Techniques – robot programming languages

UNIT V CASE STUDIES
Mutiple robots – machine interface – robots in manufacturing and non- manufacturing applications – robot cell design – selection of robot.

TOTAL: 45 PERIODS

OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of the course, the student should be able to:
 Explain the basic concepts of working of robot 
 Analyze the function of sensors in the robot 
 Write program to use a robot for a typical application 
 Use Robots in different applications 

TEXT BOOKS:
1. Mikell P. Weiss G.M., Nagel R.N., Odraj N.G., “Industrial Robotics”, Mc Graw-Hill Singapore, 1996.
2. Ghosh, Control in Robotics and Automation: Sensor Based Integration, Allied Publishers, Chennai,1998.

REFERENCES:
1. Deb. S.R.,“Robotics Technology and flexible Automation”, John Wiley, USA 1992.
2. Klafter R.D., Chimielewski T.A., Negin M., “Robotic Engineering – An integrated approach”, Prentice Hall of India, New Delhi, 1994.
3. Mc Kerrow P.J. “Introduction to Robotics”, Addison Wesley, USA, 1991.
4. Issac Asimov “Robot”, Ballantine Books, New York, 1986.
5. Barry Leatham - Jones, "Elements of industrial Robotics" PITMAN Publishing, 1987.
6. Mikell P.Groover, Mitchell Weiss, Roger N.Nagel Nicholas G.Odrey, "Industrial Robotics Technology, Programming and Applications ", McGraw Hill Book Company 1986.
7. Fu K.S. Gonzaleaz R.C. and Lee C.S.G., "Robotics Control Sensing, Vision and Intelligence" McGraw Hill International Editions, 1987.