Ndovu Program: Motion Control for Mobile Robots

Prerequisites and Requirements

  • Laptop (preferably Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS)
  • Optional but Recommended: Completed Chui and Kifaru Programs
  • Optional but Recommended: Raspberry Pi 3B or 4B

Program Outline

  • Mobile Robot Kinematics

◦ Steering/Drive Kinematics (Differential, Tracked, Ackerman)
◦ Mecanum wheels and omni-directional drives

  • PID Control for Mobile Robots

◦ 2-Wheel Balancing Robot
◦ UAV/Drone Flight Control

  • Actuator and Sensor Technologies for Mobile Robots

◦ Motors (DC, Servo, Stepper) and Optical shaft encoders
◦ Obstacle detection: LIDAR, Sonar
◦ GPS, Gyroscope, Accelerometer

Ndovu Program: Motion Control for Mobile Robots, Commencing Aug 2020

Program Duration and Cost

  • Duration: 10hrs
  • Fees: 10,000/= (Tuition)