Course detail

Robotics and Robotic Manipulators

FEKT-BPC-RBMAcad. year: 2021/2022

History, presence and future of robotics.
Overview of industrial robotics.
Kinematics of industrial robots.
Homogenous transform and it's use in robotics.
Sensors for robotics.
Actuator for robotics.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Succesful student of the course should be able to:
- describe basics of industrial manipulator construction
- actively use homogeneous transformations
- solve forward kinematics of industrial manipulators
- program basic functions of industrial manipulators


Not applicable.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

ŠOLC, František a Luděk ŽALUD. Základy Robotiky: elektronická skripta. Brno, 2002. (CS)
JELÍNEK, Aleš a Adam CHROMÝ. Vybrané partie z Robotiky: elektronická skripta. Brno, 2015. (CS)
SNYDER, Wesley E. Industrial robots: computer interfacing and control. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, c1985. ISBN 01-346-3159-5. (CS)
SPONG, Mark W. a M. VIDYASAGAR. Robot dynamics and control. New York: Wiley. ISBN 978-0-471-61243-8. (CS)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.
Teaching methods include lectures and laboratory classes.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

* 30pts (min 10pts) homeworks and work on computer lessons
* 50pts (min 10pts) written exam
* 20pts spoken exam, not needed to attend

One absence on computer lessons allowed. Attendance on two lessons required.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.


To develop the students understanding of industrial robotics. To develop an appreciation of the contrasting application of robots different industrial sectors. To introduce the students to basic elements of industrial robots, mechanical construction, drives, sensors and control systems.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

The computer exercises is mandatory, the properly excused missed computer exercises can be compensate. Two lectures are mandatory.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme IT-BC-3 Bachelor's

    branch BIT , 2. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, elective

  • Programme BIT Bachelor's, 2. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, elective
  • Programme BPC-AMT Bachelor's, 3. year of study, winter semester, 4 credits, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit



18 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Exercise in computer lab

8 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer


eLearning: opened course