This course guides RSC students through an entire robotic design process. Students will work in teams on a real-world robotics challenge: building an
We are expecting elementary knowledge of linear algebra and calculus. An understainding of Control Systems and Robot Dynamics is required too
There are no prerequisites concerning Machine Learning but having some basics is a plus.
Each week has its own structure. If there is a tutorial planned, it will be uploaded the monday before the respective Focus Talk. Students should watch the tutorial before the class (we suggest to it together with the group) and answer the quiz on Moodle.
If you are an ETH student please register on myStudies. You can do this by logging in. Go to "functions" and then to "Course Registration". Click on "Add learning units" and look for "Real-World Robotics".
All course materials are available online but are copyrighted and licensed under the ETH license. If you are an instructor and would like to use any materials from this course (slides, labs, code), you must add the following reference to each slide:
© Robert Katzschmann
ETH: Real-World Robotics
Attending the workshops and the Q&A is a critical part of the learning process for this course. We will register your attendance since it will be considered for the final grade. If you are sick or are unable to attend contact the TA to get an exemption.
Yes, every group can access the room during the week at any working time by filling up a Moodle form and taking the keys of the room. We remember you that you are responsible for the room and everything inside it during your stay.
Yes, everything will be provided, from the 3D printers and robotic arm to the screws and glue. Each group will also have an additional budget to buy more material.