UNLV ME 425/625 - Robotics Fall 2020 Home Page

ME 425/625 is an undergrad/graduate (senior/masters) level course introducing robotics. This course will use the LEGO NXT Brick (i.e. a computer) and NxC programming language with motors and sensors (i.e. control). The overall objective is to expose students to the underlying mechanisms, electronics and algorithms needed to broadly appreciate the field of robotics.

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Week 01 - 08/24/20

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Week 02 - 08/31/20

Topic: Simple Machines I: Levers, Shafts and Cranks

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Week 03 - 09/07/20

Topic: Labor Day - UNLV Holiday - No Classes


Week 04 - 09/14/20

Topic: Simple Machines II: Cams, Springs and Linkages

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Week 05 - 09/21/20

Topic: Simple Machines III: Ratchets, Drives and Gearing

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Week 06 - 09/28/20

Topic: Automata Example: Putting it all together

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Week 07 - 10/05/20

Topic: Automata Team Presentations and Motors

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Week 08 - 10/12/20

Topic: Mid-term

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Week 09 - 10/19/20

Topic: Robot Sensing

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Week 10 - 10/26/20

Topic: Robot Actuation

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Week 11 - 11/02/20

Topic: Robot Communications

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Week 12 - 11/09/20

Topic: Robot Interfacing Handouts

  • Project: hbridgeAndKeypad100316edited041717.pdf Due 11/30/20 18:00


    Week 13 - 11/16/20

    Topic: Teams work on NXT H-Bridge Project (email PDF report, 1 per team by 11/30/20)

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    Week 14 - 11/23/20

    Topic: To be determined


    Week 15 - 11/30/20

    Topic: Study Week

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    Week 16 - 12/07/20

    Topic: Finals

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