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Høst 2019

STE6210 Robotics in Manufacturing Systems - 5 stp

The course is administrated by

Faculty of Engineering Science and Technology

Type of course

The course may be taken as an singular course

Course contents

History and terminology Economical evaluation of flexible manufacturing systems Design of industrial robots Kinematic analysis of robotic arms Joint drive systems: electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic. Joint measurement systems: position and velocity measurement. Robot control architectures Robot programming methodologies External devices: camera systems, fixtures, feeders etc. Selected applications in manufacturing

Application deadline

Applicants from Nordic countries: 1 June. Exchange students and Fulbright students: 15 April.

Admission requirements

A relevant undergraduate bachelor Engineering programme with minimum 30 credits Mathematics/statistics topics

Application code: 9371

Suggested prerequisites: Elementary knowledge in topics related to machine- and electrical engineering. Basic programming skills.

Objective of the course

Introduction to the industrial robot. Design of robots and their industrial applications. Technical, economic, and organizational issues related to the implementation of robotics in advanced flexible manufacturing systems.



General competence

Language of instruction


Teaching methods

Lectures until noon and practical exercises in the afternoon.


Mandatory tasks:

2/3 of the exercises are mandatory. Exercises are performed individually or as project work by student teams.


3 hour written exam account for 100% of the grade in the course.

The grading will be done by A-F grading scale, where F is Fail.

A re-sit exam will be arranged for this course.

Date for examination

Written examination 13.12.2019

The date for the exam can be changed. The final date will be announced at your faculty early in May and early in November.

Course overlap

INE-3601 Robotics in Manufacturing Systems 5 stp
Lectures Autumn 2019
Forelesning f.aman. Gabor Sziebig