Overview

This is a beginners workshop to start with Robotics. The workshops deals with uCs ,IO Functionalities , LEDs , Sensors and Motors.

Students complete 4-5 Practical Activities within 2 days.

Proper Hands – On Session would be conducted for the students so that they can grasp practical knowledge by using Special Kits designed by our team which has an immense exposure and expertise in the fields of Robotics and AI at the International Level.

Charges Details

The charges for the workshop are 900 /- per person inclusive of all taxes and training material.

The Charges includes:

  • Training fee of the 2 day workshop
  • Handouts and training material
  • Participation certificate
  • Additionally, a detailed manual will also be provided to each participant.

Free Takeaway Kit to a team of min. 4 members.

Duration

We conduct workshops on two consecutive days. Each day has an eight hours session (in total 16 hours). This is properly divided into theory and hands-on sessions.

Also some time is exclusively left Interactive Session for Problem Discussion and discussing new ideas etc

The Faculty

The faculties are people from top academic institutions, industries and research institutions. They have experience in the industries at the same time had the best education in this field. In fact some of them are pursuing master and Doctorate at Top notch universities to build their knowledge base.

Certification

 

  • International Certification from Robotech Labs Private Limited Certified by Professionals from IIT’s.

Kit Content:

The Controller board:

 

Brain of the ROBOT

 

  • 4 channels of motor control( L293NE ), capable of driving 2 dc motors or 1 stepper motor at a time
  • 8 digital input channels for sensor interfacing
  • ADC – with 8 inputs for Transducer interfacing
  • Onboard Port Connector for In System Programming
  • USB Connectivity for PC /Laptop Interfacing
  • Multipurpose Breadboard for future use.

 

  • DTMF MODULE

Senors :

 

  • Two IR Based Senors

 

Chassis:

 

  • Laser cut, Aluminum Chassis

 

Others :

  • 2 geared DC motors 500 Rpm
  • 2 Nylon Wheels and one castor wheel
  • Other supporting hardware eg. screws, nuts and washers .

 

Power Source:

High power durable battery.

 

CD

  • CD containing all required documents for building and using this robot ki

 

Course Details

 

SESSION 1 :INTRODUCTION TO ROBOTICS

TOPICS TO BE COVERED

  • Brief history
  • Existing robotics applications and types of robots
  • Robotics as a field and its constituents
  • Control theory (Kinematic and dynamic)
  • Cybernetics
  • AI
  • Sensors
  • Overview of the events organized in Colleges like IITD, NSIT.

In this session basic idea of robots and robotics is made clear. Participants are introduced to process of building machine/robots .

 

SESSION 2 : BASICS OF ROBOTICS

LOCOMOTION

  • Wheeled
  • Legged
  • Climbing
  • Flying
  • Floating

Details on various modes of locomotion like wheeled, tracked, legged, flying etc is given to participants. More focus is given to wheeled and tracked robots, as they are most common and preferred. In these concepts of vehicle, dynamics are made clear like effect of center of mass, payload on robot etc.

TYRES

  • Choosing tyres specific to application
  • Type of grips
  • Deciding the contact area of the tyres
  • Choosing the material for the tyres

 

POWER SUPPLIES

  • Lead-acid batteries
  • Ni-Cd
  • Ni-Mh
  • Li-ion

TRANSMISSION SYSTEMS

  • Gear
  • Belt Pulley
  • Worm gears
  • Chain Sprocket
  • Rack and Pinion
  • Screw and Nut Arrangement

Various kinds of transmission systems, which can be used in building a basic robot, are introduced. After general introduction, the major elements of transmission systems like gears, belt and pulleys, chain sprockets etc are discussed in detail. Comparisons of above said transmission systems are performed helping in deciding the most suitable transmission system.

GOOD ENGINEERING PRACTICES

  • Bearing
  • Bushing
  • Coupling
  • Linkages

In this session the participants are told about the importance of applying good engineering practices while making a robust machine. Concepts related to bearing, bushings etc are discussed. The practical issues while implementing these are talked about.

BASIC ELECTRICAL CONTROL SYSTEM

  • Various types of switches available
  • DPDT Switches
  • Limit Switches
  • Relays

The final controlling of a machine after building it, is taught in this section. The various kinds of switches, relays etc are shown and taught to the participants. How to make the connections for a manual control is made clear with the help of hands on session. Use of RC control is also discussed in brief.

 

General idea of PCB’s and Related Softwares.

SESSION 3 : MECHANICAL WORKING

  • Differential drive system
  • Differential drive kinematics
  • Differential drive dynamics
  • Dead reckoning

 

ACTUATORS

 

  • Stepper motors
  • Servo motors
  • Hydraulic arms
  • Control of actuators
  • PWM
  • H-bridge
  • Control of servos
  1. Reduction in speed of motors
  2. Increase in the torque of motors
  3. Selection of motors as per the application

 

Everything would be taught in detail about the actuators , their working and real life implementation.

After the above lecture the students will be well acquainted with the concepts of controlled actuation with various kinds of actuators mentioned above and will also understand the basics of various types of motor drivers.

 

MOTOR DRIVER

  • Relays-Transistor Motor Driver
  • Motor Driving using Darlington Transistors (ULN Devices)
  • H-Bridge Motor Driver
  • Detailed working of L293D

 

The whole concept of mechanics would be taught in detail, thereby giving some practical examples.

The above lecture aims at explaining the dynamics and kinematics of differential drive system to the students with mathematical equations and there applications , Also live demonstration on a simulation platform

 

SESSION 4 : INTRODUCTION TO MICROCONTROLLERS

 

  • Architecture
  • Functioning
  • Overview of available microcontrollers
  • Features and capabilities will be studied in depth.
  • Functioning and use of RS-232

 

In this session , students would be taught about the microcontrollers in details and how to use a development or the microcontroller with the system.

The above lecture will enable students to understand the microcontroller functioning and program it.

SESSION 5 : BASIC PROGRAMMING

  • Micro Controller Programming
  • In System Programming
  • Programming the chip
  • How to program a microcontroller to generate PWM
  • LCD Interfacing
  • Controlling H-bridge
  • Developing algorithms for Intelligent ROBOTS and writing programs for the same.

 

The above lecture will build upon the last one and get students acquainted with programming API and students will also be taught to run their codes on emulator for testing

 

SESSION 6 : INTRODUCTION TO SENSORS

  • Line detection sensors
  • IR,LDRS and other important sensors
  • Functioning of IR sensors
  • Configuration of IR sensors

 

  • LDRs
  • Functioning of LDRS
  • Configuration of LDRs

 

  • Range detection sensors
  • TSOPS
  • Tactile sensors

HANDS – ON
ASSEMBLING THE ADVANCED OBSTACLE AVOIDER

  • Basic principle of moving
  • Assembling of the Bot
  • Assembling of the sensors
  • Assembling the whole system to the Motor Driver
  • Interfacing the microcontroller with the Motor Driver & the sensor IC.

ASSEMBLING THE ADVANCED LINE FOLLOWER

  • Basic Principle of Color Sensing
  • Basic Principle of a Line Follower
  • Assembling of the line follower
  • Assembling of the sensors
  • Assembling the whole system to the Motor Driver
  • Interfacing the microcontroller with the Motor Driver & the sensor IC.

ASSEMBLING THE WALL FOLLOWER

  • Basic Principle of Wall Sensing
  • Basic Principle of a Wall Follower
  • Assembling of the wall follower
  • Assembling of the sensors
  • Assembling the whole system of the Motor Driver & MC.

 

SOME APPLICATIONS OF MOBILE ROBOTICS

  • Home Automation
  • Security Automation
  • Office Automation

And much more…

 

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