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CRADLE S.M.A.R.T. Camp
– Robotics Reassembled

 

5-6 Jun 2018, 9am - 5pm
CRADLE Lab Level 2, Science Centre Singapore

 

Welcome to the Centre for Research and Applied Learning in science's second S.M.A.R.T Camp on Robotics!

In this two-day camp, we will explore actuators, electronics and computer algorithms that make robots work, assemble a robot from scratch, and program it to manipulate objects. We will also hear views from a robot industry insider and get to program and operate an industrial robot! At the end of the course, participants will receive a certificate of completion.

This camp is open to both students and public with a foundation in mathematics and science of at least upper secondary school level.

 

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CRADLE S.M.A.R.T. Camp – Robotics Reassembled
Day 1 – Day 2 (AM)  The camp provides a hands-on introduction to basic technologies used in robotics:
- Mechanical systems (gears, levers, …)
- Electromechanical actuators (such as Servo and stepper motors)
- Electronics needed to drive actuators
- Microcontroller programming to provide basic functions such as control the actuators (i.e. simple motions)
- Higher-level robot application programming in Python
 
Participants will assemble a robotic gripper arm from its components, implement basic operations on a microcontroller platform, and finally use Python code to let the robot arm achieve a given task.
 
Day 2 (NOON) A lunch talk from a robotics industry insider is planned for the second day.
 
Day 2 (PM) Participants will be introduced to an industrial 6-axis robot and discuss the relevance of them (at least 6 degrees of freedom needed to assume an arbitrary position and orientation in 3D space). They will program the robot to achieve a given task.
 

Lunch is provided on both days.

 
Fee Details

$200/pax Student of a Singaporean school (subsidized rate)
$400/pax Public

 
Registration Information

To register, click here.   

For enquiries, kindly contact Dr Wulf Hofbauer at cradle@science.edu.sg

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