Robotics: Locomotion Engineering

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Robotics: Locomotion Engineering

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Robotics: Locomotion Engineering
The course Robotics: Locomotion Engineering is an online class provided by University of Pennsylvania through edX. The skill level of the course is Advanced. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.
Learn how to design, build, and program dynamical, legged robots that can operate in the real world.
Course description
How do robots climb stairs, traverse shifting sand and navigate through hilly and rocky terrain? This course, part of the Robotics MicroMasters program, will teach you how to think about complex mobility challenges that arise when robots are deployed in unstructured human and natural environments. You will learn how to design and program the sequence of energetic interactions that must occur between sensors and mechanical actuators in order to ensure stable mobility. We will expose you to underlying and still actively developing concepts, while providing you with practical examples and projects.

Prerequisites & Facts

Robotics: Locomotion Engineering

Course Topic

Computer Science, Engineering

University, College, Institution

University of Pennsylvania

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Place of class

Online, self-paced (see curriculum for more information)



Degree & Cost

Robotics: Locomotion Engineering

To obtain a verified certificate from edX / University of Pennsylvania you have to finish this course or the latest version of it, if there is a new edition. The class may be free of charge, but there could be some cost to receive a verified certificate (349.00 USD) or to access the learning materials. The specifics of the course may have been changed, please consult the provider to get the latest quotes and news.
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School: University of Pennsylvania
Topic: Computer Science, Engineering
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