SIT310 - Robotics Application Development


2020 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125

SIT210 and one of SIT111, SIT122 or SIT217



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Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 3 hour practical per week.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

1 x 1 hour scheduled online workshop per week.


Student Equipment Purchases

Learning experiences and assessment activities in this unit require that students have access to specific computing equipment, such as single board computers, microcontrollers and sensors.  In this unit, some of the required equipment is shared amongst other IT units and may have been purchased previously (to the approximate value of $150).  Additional equipment to the value of $200 will be required.


In this unit students will develop low level software for robotics applications, covering problems such as sensing the environment (using sonar, vision, LIDAR, etc.), navigation and movement control (locomotion and non-collision trajectories, steering, route planning), and actuation (gripping, manipulation). A range of software platforms will be used/available, including: Nao Humanoid Robots, Tracked and wheeled rovers, multi-rotors and UAVs. Extensive use of simulation and testing environments will be used.

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