Introduction to Robotics: The Nuts and Bolts

Introduction to Robotics: The Nuts and Bolts

Engineering a Brighter Tomorrow

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Updated Jul 22, 2024

What you'll learn

  • What the field of robotics covers
  • Different types of robots and how they work
  • Robots in the real world
Course Description

The Introduction to Robotics course describes the ins and outs of robotics clearly and concisely, from what robotics are and how they work, to different careers in robotics and real-world applications.

The field of Robotics is an increasingly important one but also often misunderstood. In this course, we'll introduce you to the field in an accessible way - from what robots are and how they operate to seeing their impacts across various industries. We'll show you that robots aren't here to replace humans, but to assist us and free us up to focus on more meaningful tasks.


Part 1: The Nuts & Bolts
- How to define robots
- Technical Terms
- The Current State of Play in Robotics
- Studies & Careers in Robotics
- The Anatomy of a Robot
- Humanoid Robots
- Mimicking Nature

Part 2: Robots in the real world
- Different Levels of Control
- The Advantages of Robotics
- What the Future Holds