May 27, 2019  
BC3 Academic Catalog: 2018-2019 
    
BC3 Academic Catalog: 2018-2019

ELEC 245 - Robotics Enabling Technologies


5 credits (4 lecture, 3 lab)
This course covers the theory of operation of transducers, sensors, and data acquisition devices and techniques.  Microprocessor-based control of actuators such as stepper motors, dc motors, hydraulic actuators and “muscle wire” as applied to robotics applications is presented.  Physical operation of sensors, computer/transducer interfacing techniques, and processing of acquired data is analyzed, as well as the use of that data in the control of external actuators.  Fall semester only.
Prerequisite(s): ELEC 221 and ELEC 225.