MTM207 Theoretical Mechanics (in robotic systems)

Code MTM207
Name Theoretical Mechanics (in robotic systems)
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Undergraduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Mechanics, Mechanical Engineering, Machine Building
Faculty
Academic staff Jānis Vība, Oļegs Jakovļevs, Bruno Grasmanis
Credit points 3.0 (4.5 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation During the course there are viewed the following topics: reduction of forces and equilibrium equations in statics; slip, rolling and rotational friction; center of gravity and moments of inertia; kinematics and dynamics of a point; different motion types of object, like compound motion and it's dynamics; theorems of dynamics - rigid body dynamics, kinetostatics, balancing and gyros..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
Objective is to provide theoretical knowledge and practical skills needed for robot systems motor unit analysis and synthesis.
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Able to reduce forces in multi-dimensional space and to describe the equilibrium - Homework and examination questions according to topic
Able to identify and describe the relevant body friction forces - Homework and examination questions according to topic
Able to describe and analyze the body's center of gravity motion and inertia - Homework and examination questions according to topic
Able to describe and analyze compound body movement - Homework and examination questions according to topic
Able to describe and analyze the compound mechanical system statics and dynamics - Homework and examination questions according to topic
Course prerequisites Mathematics

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