About the Course
DAY 1 – Introduction to Robotics :
? Brief introduction, course content, with quiz and interactions, assignment.
? Introduction to Robotics – Robots and different types of Robots defined and various myths
about robotics and robots are explained in detail.
? Features & Characteristics of robotics – Features and the divergent characteristics of
Robots are discussed in depth.
? Construction & Components of Robots – Presentation on the mechanical components –
Discussion of various materials for robot construction.
? Motion & Actuators – Designing movements of Robots, different types of Actuators and
selection of Actuators.
? Brain teasers as an assignment.
DAY 2 – The making of Robot :
? Basic Electrical & Electronics – Exposure to fundamental Electrical & Electronics used in
Robots – Electricity, Resistors, Capacitors etc.
? Applied Sensory technology – General introduction, comparison to Human senses, sensors
used in Robotics.
? Intelligence - Brain and Computing applied to Robotics, Study of robotic logic using
? Robotics Programming - Algorithm implementation using flow charting.
? Testing Theoretical Knowledge gained by students.
? Assembly of kits and testing.
Day 3 – Makers day :
? Competition with a problem statement.
? Question answer round and view on what to do beyond the workshop.
? Certificate Distribution
? Goodies distribution.
? Selection of the best Maker.
? Introduction of the next level course.
Topics Covered? What is a ROBOT?
? Their types
? Basic components
? Drive configurations (wheels)
? Actuators (motors)
? Gears and pulleys
? Power system (batteries)
? Robot control
? Motor driving system
? Sensor-Motor integration
? Proximity based sensor application
? Colour detection for Line following
? Algorithm development
? Scratch Based graphical programming language
? Algorithm implementation
Who should attend1) Students from 8+ years.
Pre-requisitesInterests to learn Robotics...
The course will be for 3 consecutive Saturdays each for 6 hrs from 19th July 2014.
What you need to bring1) Note pad
Key Takeaways1) Certificates