ECE 569 / ME 597 Introduction to Robotic Systems

Fall 2019

Course Information

  • Instructor:  Prof. S. Koskie

    • Instructor's Email:  skoskie@iupui.edu

    • Instructor's Office Hours: after class or by appointment in SL-164G

  • Assistant:   Matthew Hicks

  • Lectures:   MW 4:30–5:45 pm in SL-051

  • Prerequisites: ECE 382 or permission from instructor. Corequisites: None.

  • Textbook:  Robot Modeling and Control, by Mark W. Spong, Seth Hutchinson, M. Vidyasagar, Wiley, 2006.
  • Course Information  (Updated December 13, 2019)

  • Lecture Notes  (Updated November 21, 2017)
  • Assigned Readings:

    • Week 1: Chapter 1: All
    • Week 2: Chapter 2: Sections 2.1–2.4
    • Week 3: Chapter 2: Sections 2.5–2.8
    • Week 4: Chapter 3: Sections 3.1–3.2
    • Week 5: Chapter 3: Sections 3.3–3.4
    • Week 6: Chapter 4: Sections 4.1–4.5
    • Week 7: Chapter 4: Sections 4.6–4.13
    • Week 8: Chapter 5: Sections 5.2–5.6
    • Week 9: Chapter 6: Sections 6.1–6.3
    • Week 10: Chapter 6: Sections 6.5–6.7
    • Week 11: Chapter 7: Sections 7.1–7.3
    • Week 12: Chapter 7: Sections 7.4–7.5 and Section 7.7
    • Week 13: Chapter 8: Sections 8.1–8.2
    • Week 14: Chapter 8: Sections 8.3–8.5
    • Week 15: Review
  • Exams: Please note that midterm exams will be held on Friday evenings.

  • Grading:

    • Midterm exams (50%):
      • Exam 1 (25%)     October 11, 2019     6-9pm     LD-010
      • Exam 2 (25%)     November 22, 2019     6-9pm     LD-010
    • Final exam (25%)     December 18, 2019     3:30-5:30 pm     LD-010
    • Lab reports (15%)     Last lab report must be submitted by midnight, December 18, 2019
    • Homework (10%)

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