Course Topics

Submodules

Biomechanics & Bio-inspiration

Study how animals move to generate specifications

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Dynamics

Model how your design moves over time

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Experimental Validation

Experimental techniques for verifying your foldable robot

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Integration

Selecting actuators, power, and microcontrollers and putting them together

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Introduction

Overview of the class and introduction to main topics

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Kinematics

The geometric relationships underlying transmisisons

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Mechanics and Compliance

How compliant systems bend and flex under load

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Misc

Area for things that don’t fit anywhere else

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Optimization

Approaches for identifying models and improving your design

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Project

Area for project-based modules and assignments

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Prototyping & Manufacturing

Manufacturable computation of machine-code

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Python

Python-specific modules, tutorials, and assignments

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