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INF-60-02-M-5Foundations of Robotics3VMo 15:30 - 17:0048-21023.10.2023
INF-60-02-K-5Exercise (14 days)Wed 11:45h - 13:15h46-210Date: see lecture.
Attendance is compulsory for the exercise certificate.


Prof. Dr. Karsten Berns

Contact Person

M. Sc. Axel Vierling, Geb. 48-362

Lecture Material

During the Lecturephase:


During the Lecturephase:


  • Modelling of robotic systems (kinematics and dynamics)
  • Trajectory planning
  • Control architectures for robotic systems
  • Planning
  • Foundation of programming



Precondition for examination

  • Reasonable solving of the exercises
  • Solving of the exercises in groups of 2-3 students
  • Submission of the exercise sheets on Fridays before the exercise in OLAT
  • Presentation of solutions, therefore at least one member must be present in exercise

Registration for the exercise until  04.11.2022 in OLAT.


  • Wolfgang Weber (2002). Industrieroboter. Fachbuchverlag Leipzig im Carl-Hanser-Verlag.
  • Siegert, H.-J. and Bocionek, S. (1996). Robotik: Programmierung intelligenter Roboter. Springer Verlag.
  • Husty, M., Karger, A., Sachs, H., and Steinhilper, W. (1997). Kinematik and Robotik. Springer Verlag.
  • John J. Craig (2005). Introduction to Robotics — Mechanics and Control, Pearson Education International
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