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Robotics Intermediate. Camp 2012. What is a robot?. ro·bot   [ roh-buht , - bot ] noun 1. a machine that resembles a human and does mechanical, routine tasks on command. 2. a person who acts and responds in a mechanical, routine manner, usually subject to another\'s will; automaton.

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what is a robot
What is a robot?

ro·bot  [roh-buht, -bot]

noun

1. a machine that resembles a human and does mechanical, routine tasks on command.

2. a person who acts and responds in a mechanical, routine manner, usually subject to another\'s will; automaton.

3. any machine or mechanical device that operates automatically with humanlike skill.

robots cont d
Robots cont’d
  • Robots can be:
    • Autonomous
    • Semi-autonomous
    • Remote-controlled
history of robots
History of robots

Unimate was the first industrial robot ever created (1960s)

The first assembly robot constructed a toy boat and a car from a heap of mixed parts. (1970s)

Robotic Age kicks off with a new robot or company entering the market every month (1980s)

NASA’s Pathfinder lands on Mars and the rover captures images (1990s)

robots today
Robots Today

Humanoid robots such as Honda’s ASIMO, Sony Dream Robots and Aibo robot dog are showcased (2004)

Humanoid – something that has an appearance or resemblance to a human being

Lara – First female humanoid robot.

what are robots used for
What Are Robots Used For?

Automobile factories

Space Probes

Military robots

Mining robots

Healthcare (FRIEND)

Vaccuums

future robots
Future Robots?

2015-2020 – every Korean household and many in Europe will have a robot

2018 – robots will carry out surgery

2022 – intelligent robots that sense their environment, make decisions and learn

2034 – robots performing most household tasks

robotics at the u of a
Robotics at the U of A

Mechanical Engineering – includes the design, analysis and manufacturing of machines.

Mechanical Engineers work to make our lives more comfortable

They create machines, products, and new technologies.

A mechanical engineer may design machines that build other machines. For instance, a robotics engineer may be involved with creating the devices that are used in assembling automobiles. Engineers are concerned with the robot\'s structure, its joint mechanisms, bearings, and heat transfer characteristics.

works cited
Works Cited

http://www.engineersedge.com/mechanical_engineering/what_do_mechanical_engineers_do.htm

http://www.worldwidelearn.com/online-education-guide/engineering/mechanical-engineering-major.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robot

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Care-Providing_Robot_FRIEND

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q3C5sc8b3xM&feature=related

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