Coursebooks 2018-2019

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Legged robots

MICRO-507

Lecturer(s) :

Ijspeert Auke

Language:

English

Summary

The course presents the design, control, and applications of legged robots. It gives a review of different types of legged robots (including two-, four- and multi-legged robots), and an in-depth analysis of different control methods for legged locomotion.

Content

The course presents the design, control, and applications of legged robots. It gives a review of different types of legged robots (including two-, four- and multi-legged robots), and an in-depth analysis of different control methods for legged locomotion. It also trains students in making critical analysis of key articles in the field, and in designing their own locomotion controllers for legged robots in a physics-based simulation.

CONTENT

Keywords

Legged robots, control of locomotion

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Transversal skills

Teaching methods

Lectures, reading articles, presentations, and numerical exercises

Expected student activities

Assessment methods

Presentation of scientific articles (50%), report for the numerical exercises (50%).

Supervision

Office hours No
Assistants Yes
Forum Yes

Resources

Bibliography

In the programs

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9     
9-10     
10-11 INM202   
11-12    
12-13 INM202   
13-14    
14-15     
15-16     
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     
 
      Lecture
      Exercise, TP
      Project, other

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  • Autumn semester
  • Winter sessions
  • Spring semester
  • Summer sessions
  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German