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Unit information: Robotic Fundamentals (UWE, UFMF4X-15-M) in 2021/22

Unit name Robotic Fundamentals (UWE, UFMF4X-15-M)
Unit code EMATM0033
Credit points 15
Level of study M/7
Teaching block(s) Teaching Block 1 (weeks 1 - 12)
Unit director Professor. Charlie Yang
Open unit status Not open




School/department Department of Engineering Mathematics
Faculty Faculty of Engineering

Description including Unit Aims

This unit will be delivered at the University of the West of England (UWE). This modules focuses on two fundamental aspects of robots: (1) the mechanics of robot bodies; kinematic properties and algorithms; (2) programming. See for full details (UWE login required).

Intended Learning Outcomes

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Teaching Information

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Assessment Information

This unit is assessed at the University of the West of England, please refer to the unit information provided by this partner university for the current assessment information.


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