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10/14/10 (C) 2001, Ernest L. Hall, University of Cincinnati 1 Robotics
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10/14/10 (C) 2001, Ernest L. Hall, University of Cincinnati 2 Course objective To provide a broad understanding of the use of industrial robots And an experience in specifying, designing and presenting a new robot application in oral and written formats.
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10/14/10 (C) 2001, Ernest L. Hall, University of Cincinnati 3 SYLLABUS TOPIC 1. Realistic and Safe Use of Robots 2. Applications of Industrial Robots Project 3. Economic Justification Excel Template 4. Robot Implementation 5. Arm Configurations Quiz 1 Take Home 6. Wrist Configurations 7. End Effectors and Tooling 8. Methods of Actuation 9. Non-servo Operation 10. Servo Controlled Robots 11. Cell Control, Hierarchical Design 12. Performance Measures Sample Report 1 - Welding Sample Report 2 - Painting Sample Report 3 - Soldering Sample Report 4 - Batch Manufacturing Sample Report 5 - Machine Loading 13. Joint Control Programming 14. Path Control Programming 15. High Level Languages 16. Simulation and Programming 17. Vision and Sensor Systems 18. Work Cell Interfacing; REPORT DUE 19. Intelligent Robot Cells 20. Flexible Manufacturing 21. FINAL ORAL EXAM
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10/14/10 (C) 2001, Ernest L. Hall, University of Cincinnati 4 Objective Determine the relationship between various robot applications and the methods of controlling the path available on commercial robots or automated guided vehicles. Be able to understand the hierarchy of control used in manufacturing applications such as robotics.
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10/14/10 (C) 2001, Ernest L. Hall, University of Cincinnati 5 Hierarchical levels of control Enterprise level Factory level Work cell level Robot path level Robot joint level
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10/14/10 (C) 2001, Ernest L. Hall, University of Cincinnati 6 Intelligence – what is it? "Thus man is the most intelligent of all animals and so, also, hands are the instruments most suited to an intelligent animal. For it is not because he has hands that he is the most intelligent, as Anaxagoras says, but because he is the most intelligent that he has hands, as Aristotle says, judging most correctly.“ Galen, Greek physician, (c 130-200),On the Usefulness of the Parts of the Body, (Boorstin,1983).
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10/14/10 (C) 2001, Ernest L. Hall, University of Cincinnati 7 Intelligent robots Industrial robots with smart sensors such as vision, touch, and hearing, and machine intelligence promise to significantly increase the flexibility of robots within the next few years. They can adapt to changes in the environment. They have the potential to learn. This potential has not been realized.
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10/14/10 (C) 2001, Ernest L. Hall, University of Cincinnati 8 AI - Analogies Artificial intelligence has now been studied seriously for the past 40 years. In the early days, direct analogies between the human brain and the elements of a computer were made. The following are examples of such analogies: Brain------------------------Computer Knowledge--------------------Data
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