Robotics, Mechanics And Control

  /  Robotics, Mechanics And Control

This course introduces control systems, and mechanisms that are used to design and control moving robots. The course covers Control Engineering concepts as well as kinematics and physics calculations for robots that are designed to move around obstacles.


• This is a single course and by itself does not lead to any career path


• Grade 12 graduate or mature student status (British Columbia 19 years or older)
• Meet minimum English language proficiency requirements.

Upon completion of this program the successful student will have reliably demonstrated the ability to

  • Define robot mechanisms
  • Demonstrate basic kinematics and inverse kinematics concepts and calculations
  • Design locomotion system
  • Design Mechanisms using computer
  • Define control systems specifications
  • Model dynamic systems
  • Analyze system response

Design control systems

Assessment will consist of quizzes, exams, and assignments.

Students must pass the course with at least 60%.

Total instructional hours 60
Total Co-op hours 0
Total program hours 60
Total program length (weeks) 3

☒ In-class instruction

☒ Distance education

☒ Combined delivery (both in-class and distance)

Not all courses may have textbooks. Textbooks are listed on the course outline. Textbooks may not be available through the college.

  • Successful completion of the course.

For proof of English Language Proficiency please refer the Student Handbook.

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