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Organization, Regulations, and Courses 2021-22

COSC 281 Principles of Robot Design and Programming

This course is a hands-on introduction to robotics. Students will build robots, program robots, and learn to mathematically model and analyze manipulation and locomotion tasks. Topics include kinematics and dynamics of rigid-body motion, motion planning, control, mechanics of friction and contact, grasping, sensing, uncertainty in robotics, and applications of robots.


Quattrini Li


COSC 70/70.01 (formerly COSC 11), or COSC 01 and Math 22/24. COSC 10 and COSC 50 are recommended.