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Courses - Fall 2023
Engineering, Civil Department Site
Construction Automation & Robotics
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Covers advanced technologies leading to redesign and partial or full automation of selected construction processes utilizing industrial robotics. Lectures and presentations will cover topics such as basic robotic technology (robot kinematics and dynamics, industrial manipulators, mobility bases, end effectors, sensors, control systems, and robot task programming), design of automated construction processes, selection of means and methods for automated construction processes, robot ergonomics and safety, calculation of costs and benefits of construction robots in selected applications, engineering and economic feasibility of automation and robotics in the construction industry.