Outline for a new course for 2017-2018. Ideas and information for planning robotics course for next school year. Good introduction and overview of everything robotics – history, components, examples, careers, as well as hands-on opportunities to build and test robots using LEGO NXT and Robot C.

Overview

Theory, examples, simulations, hands-on build and test

other topics

  • motor control, gear ratios, torque, friction, sensors, timing, program loops, logic gates, decision-making, timing sequences, propulsion systems, binary number systems. http://stemrobotics.cs.pdx.edu/node/291
  • Cybernetics * Systems * Robot-Human interaction * Mechatronics
  • artificial intelligence * can the robot learn?

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