2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Apr 21, 2019  
2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Minor: Robotics


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OVERVIEW OF DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

Minimum number of credits required to earn minor: 21

Minimum Cumulative GPA required to earn minor: 2.0

Minimum Grade requirements for courses to count toward minor: No grades below C-.

Other GPA requirements to earn minor: None.

Contact Information: Mohsen Shahinpoor, 219A Boardman Hall, (207)581-2143, mohsen.shahinpoor@maine.edu or Donald Hummels, 101 Barrows Hall, (207)581-2223,  donald.hummels@maine.edu


The robotics minor is designed to provide a fundamental understanding of robotic operation and preliminary training in design and use of robots. This minor is intended to equip the students with some fundamental knowledge and information on robotic manipulators, structures, systems and related applications. In particular, statics, kinematics, dynamics and control of robots will be covered in this minor. Robotic systems have wide application in modern technology and manufacturing. The students choosing this minor can also specialize, by completing special projects within the various courses, in certain aspects of intelligent robotics such as mobile walking robots, robotic vision, robotic surgery and surgical microrobots as well as the design and applications of robots for hazardous tasks and environments.

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