318.000 Robot systems and handling devices
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021W, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC, to be held in blocked form


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to understand the field of industrial robots and should be able to select the appropriate robots for applications, especially in modern production technologies.


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Subject of course

In this lecture the students get an introduction into the main topics of robotics mainly industrial robots including peripheral devices for robot systems as well as robotised production cells. Topics: The industrial robot as a component of production automation, main parts ( grippers, gripping devices, drives, control devices, internal and external sensors), programming, application examples, development trends ( mobile, intelligent robots; humanoid robots, cloud robots,.........).    

Teaching methods

Lecture with practical demonstrations and videos

Mode of examination




Course dates

Wed18:00 - 22:0027.10.2021 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/93158599707?pwd=RlZGb2pCODVKMCtITXp5UzRiK3lFUT09 (LIVE)Robot Systems and Handling Devices VO
Wed18:00 - 22:0010.11.2021 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/94000184472?pwd=VlNrb0pLM09MYlI2OGdrRUhPbi9TUT09 (LIVE)Robot Systems and Handling Devices VO
Wed18:00 - 22:0001.12.2021 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/96705866230?pwd=NWpoUitEb1VQWnpQbkE3dDFvQmRKdz09 (LIVE)Robot Systems and Handling Devices VO
Wed18:00 - 22:0019.01.2022 https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/91595775371?pwd=Sm1LSTJrcFFtY1pISm1MdFdvT3d3dz09 (LIVE)Robot Systems and Handling Devices VO
Course is held blocked

Examination modalities

written examination

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
05.10.2021 17:00 26.06.2022 17:00 26.06.2022 00:00

Registration modalities

Seminarraum E308 (E318); Favoritenstrasse 9, Stg. 2, EG Ort: Blockveranstaltung



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