354-0503/04 – Robots and Manipulators (RaM)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of RoboticsCredits4
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Milan Mihola, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Milan Mihola, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2008/2009Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFS, USPIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
BOB0001 doc. Ing. Zdenko Bobovský, PhD.
KRY01 Ing. Václav Krys, Ph.D.
MIH03 doc. Ing. Milan Mihola, Ph.D.
VOC0012 Ing. Michal Vocetka
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2
Part-time Credit and Examination 8+4

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The goal is the formation of professional graduate profile, which will work as a designer of mechatronic systems. In addition to the ability of analysis, evaluation, application of knowledge to design robots and other complex mechatronic systems.

Teaching methods

Project work
Other activities


V předmětu posluchači rozvíjí poznatky robototechniky z hlediska konstrukce, teorie a výpočtů uzlů a prvků robotů.Předmět je zaměřen na oblasti: - mechatronické systémy, charakteristiky, pojmy a principy, - vývojové trendy, základní subsystémy RaM, jejich klasifikaci, - požadavky a metodiku navrhování RaM, - konstrukce a výpočty prvků a orgánů nosného subsystému, - navrhování a výpočty efektorů RaM - navrhování typových konstrukcí RaM - navrhování robotů pro nestrojírenská odvětví, servisních a personálních robotů

Compulsory literature:

RIVIN, E. I.: Mechanical design of robots.New York, McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1988. Angeles, J.: Fundamentals of Robotic, Mechanical systems, Second Edition, Springer, 2002, [ISBN 0-387 – 95368 - X] 513 p. Lung-Wen Tsai: Robot Analysis, John Wiley § Sons, 1999, [ISBN 0-471 – 32593 - 7] 497 str.

Recommended literature:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dRA4sD_3xu0 http://modlabupenn.org/smores/

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Projekt - program pro robot ABB IRB140.


Other requirements

I don't have additional requirements on students.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Lectures: 1. Industrial robot, End-effector, Industrial robot system, Industrial robot cell, Industrial robot line. 2. Basic safety requirements in industrial robotics. 3. Coordinate systems of an industrial robot. Robot operation modes. 4. Basic operation techniques for robotized workplace. Manual control of a robot. 5. Preparing the robot to create a program. Calibration. Creation of a tool and TCP definition. 6. Introduction to ABB Robot Programming. Moving instructions. 7. Robot programming logic. Robot programming via FPU (flexpendant). 8. Tools for complex programming. Introduction to RobotStudio software (RapidEditor). 9. Using DI/DO signals. 10. Industrial robot cells for manipulation and palletizing applications. 11. Industrial robot cells for welding and panting applications. 12. Industrial robot cells for foundry applications. 13. Trends in industrial robotics – collaborative robotics. 14. Trends in industrial robotics – vision systems and AI. Seminars: 1. Description of the IRB140 robot (manipulator, controller and educational cell). Safety rules for educational cell. Safety circuits of the robot. Operation modes. Description and functions of FPU unit. 2. Manual control of the robot. Coordinate systems. Manual control modes. 3. Basic set up of the robot. Creation of user defined tool and TCP. TCP modification. Basic user calibration. 4. Introduction to ABB Robot Programming. Structure of the program. Backup and recovery of the program. 5. Robot programming logic. Procedures and modules. Basic instructions. 6. Moving instructions. 7. Tools for complex programming. Basic data types. Compound data types. Functions and cycles. 8. Using DI/DO signals. 9. Introduction to RobotStudio software (RapidEditor). 10. Practicing. Final project assignment. 11. Elaboration of assigned project. Consultation. 12. Elaboration of assigned project. Consultation. 13. Elaboration of assigned project. Consultation. 14. Demonstration and defense of the final project.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2016/2017 Winter semester, validity until: 2021/2022 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 35  15
        Examination Examination 65  20
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