I E 101S
Build Your Own Robot--First-Year Seminar (1) The objective of this first-year seminar course is to provide students hands-on experience with robotics and automation devices.
I E 101S Build Your Own Robot (1)
The focus of this first-year seminar course is to provide students hands-on experience with robotics and automation devices. Throughout the semester students will work in small groups (three to four students per group) to construct table top robots and automated machinery which will be controlled using personal computers in a laboratory. These activities which will be supplemented by videos, plant trips, and the Internet to expose students to industrial application of modern robotics and automation technology. Topics covered in the course will include:
� working principles of robots and automated machines
� impact of automation in a global economy and
� group projects
The intent of this hands-on laboratory experience is to provide students an environment that enhances active learning, teamwork, and contact with faculty. Grading will be based on class participation, assignments, lab reports, and presentations. There will be no exams in this course.
Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.