Name of the Curricular Unit: Robotics and Manipulation Project
Lecturer: Jorge Batista and Rui Araújo (email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org)
Introduction to robotic systems. Components and subsystems. Description of the motion of a rigid body. Manipulator kinematics. Robot dynamics. Robot control. Multi-fingered hand kinematics. Non-holonomic behaviour in robotic systems. Non-holonomic motion planning. Sensors. Programming and simulation. Future perspectives.
A combination of the following methods will be employed: project consisting of research and synthesis about a subject and/or working out of practical assignments consisting of simulation and/or real implementation.