MAE 207

Bioinspired mobile robotics

Who: Nick Gravish (ngravish@eng.ucsd.edu)
(TA) Mingsong Jiang (mij032@eng.ucsd.edu)
When: Lecture — MW 2:30-3:50PM
Office Hours — M 4:00-5:30PM (TA)
Office Hours — W 4:00-5:00PM (Prof.)
Office Hours — R 2:00-3:00PM (TA)
Where: EBU2, 105 (lecture)
EBU2, 311 (lab)
Last updated: May, 21 2018 09:23 PDT


Main

This course presents a survey of bio-inspired mobile robotics topics using both lectures and hands-on project work. For more information please take a look at the syllabus.

News

  • Looking forward to seeing you all on the first day of class this Monday!

Course schedule

The calendar is a guide and is subject to change.

W    D    Room Date Lecture topic
1 M 105 4/2/2018 Introduction to movement in biology and robotics.
W 105 4/4/2018 Overview of robot mechanics/dynamics/locomotion.
2 M 311 4/9/2018 Safety training and project introduction.
W 105 4/11/2018 Designing and controlling bio-inspired robots
3 M 105 4/16/2018 Introduction to legged mobility
W 105 4/18/2018 Passive legged dynamics: Intro
4 M 105 4/23/2018 Short lecture: Inverse kinematics of manipulators as applied to a walking robot
W 105 4/25/2018 Running dynamics
5 M 105 4/30/2018 Short lecture: Legged robots design principles discussion and HW #3 overview
W 105 5/2/2018 Terradynamics for ground robots
6 M 105 5/7/2018 Project overview
W 105 5/9/2018 Limbless locomotion
7 M 105 5/14/2018 Project meetings
W 105 5/16/2018 Flapping wing robots
8 M 105 5/21/2018 Short-lecture + project time
W 105 5/23/2018 Bio-inspired sensors and control
9 M 105 5/28/2018 Short-lecture + project time
W 105 5/30/2018 Soft robots
10 M 105 6/4/2018 Short-lecture + project time
W 311 6/6/2018 Short-lecture + project time
F 311 6/8/2018 Demo day!