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ERIC Number: ED253708
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Pages: 12
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Basic Robotics.
Mullen, Frank
This curriculum outline consists of instructional materials and information concerning resources for use in teaching a course in robotics. Addressed in the individual sections of the outline are the following topics: the nature of an industrial robot; the parts of an industrial robot (the manipulator, the power structure, and the control system); applications of industrial robots (robot jobs and types of applications); economics (the costs and benefits of installing industrial robots); human factors (safety and job displacement and change); and the future for robots (robot vision and sensing, intelligent machines, and computer-integrated manufacturing). The final section of the guide includes descriptions of various books, periodicals, educational equipment, audiovisual materials, and organizations dealing with industrial robots and robotics as well as the addresses of various manufacturers of robots. (MN)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A