SDR520 - Software Design for Robotics Applications

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Subject Title
Software Design for Robotics Applications

Subject Description
This course provides a technical foundation into the design and development of embedded software for robotic control. Students will be introduced to the terminology and design concepts for tele-operated and autonomously controlled robotic systems. Using an education-focused robotic device platform, students will learn about analog/digital sensors, and software design for low power micro-controller applications.

Credit Status
1 credit (3 units)
Professional Option for CPA - Computer Programming and Analysis (Ontario College Advanced Diploma)

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Define the design concepts of robotic systems in order to identify software control requirements.
  2. Describe the use of different sensory and control devices to identify task-based and environment-based requirements.
  3. Interpret analog/digital input/output of sensory devices to transfer data between sensors and micro controller systems.
  4. Design embedded tele-operated control software to control and monitor robotic systems.
  5. Design embedded autonomous control software to control and monitor robotic systems.


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