450-4105/01 – Industrial mobile robots (PMR)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Cybernetics and Biomedical EngineeringCredits4
Subject guarantorIng. Radim Hercík, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Radim Hercík, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementOptional
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2021/2022Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFEIIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
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HER215 Ing. Radim Hercík, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Graded credit 1+2
Part-time Graded credit 0+14

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Students will gain knowledge about current trends in mechanization, automation and especially in mobile robotics. They will gain practical knowledge of the operation and use of mobile industrial robots.

Teaching methods

Individual consultations
Experimental work in labs
Project work


The course is focused on practical work with mobile industrial robots. After completing the course, the student should have practical knowledge and skills for working with mobile industrial robots.

Compulsory literature:

1. Klancar, G. A col.: Wheeled mobile robotics:From fundamentals towards autonomous system. Springer, 2018. ISBN 978-0-12-804204-5 2. KAGAN, Eugene. Autonomous mobile robots and multi-robot systems: motion-planning, communication and swarming. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, [2019]. ISBN 9781119212867.

Recommended literature:

1. TZAFESTAS, S. G. Introduction to mobile robot control. Amsterdam: Elsevier, [2014]. Elsevier insights. ISBN 9780124170490.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

The student develops a semester project on a given topic. Its elaboration and continuous and final defense is a necessary condition for successful completion of the course. The course ends as a classified credit.


Other requirements

There are no additional requirements for students


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Safety in the laboratory and when handling installed mobile robotic systems, introduction to the issue of automatic mobile robots (History of AGV, design and methodology) 2. Safety of mobile robots (safety systems, collision avoidance, personal protection) 3. Navigation of mobile robots (cable, guide tape, laser navigation, Inertial (gyroscopic) navigation, visual guidance, Natural guidance, Geoguidence, induction navigation) 4. Control and steering (manual steering, automatic steering) 5. Optimal path selection (Frequency mode, path selection mode, magnetic guidance mode) 6. Traffic control (zone control, collision avoidance, combined traffic control) 7. Power supply of mobile robot (battery management, wireless charging, operating range) 8. Communication interface of mobile robots (communication standards and protocols, security) 9. Mobile robot management (service and maintenance) 10. Types of mobile robots (tractors, pallet trucks, trucks for the transport of handling units, trolleys) 11. Use and application of mobile robots (areas of use, load capacity, speed, endurance) 12. Mobile robot MiR100 (we will get acquainted with specific types and parameters of mobile robots) 13. Examples of implementations and operation of mobile robots (implementation of AGV on CPIT TL3) 14. Further development of mobile robots (trends in the development and approach to AGV issues)

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2021/2022 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Graded credit Graded credit 100  51
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: Elaboration, continuous and final defense is a necessary condition for successful completion of the course.

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2021/2022 (N0714A150001) Control and Information Systems P Czech Ostrava 1 Optional study plan
2021/2022 (N0714A150001) Control and Information Systems K Czech Ostrava 1 Optional study plan

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