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STEM1020B Robotics in the Real-World (STEM) 现实生活中的机械人
Monday, July 29, 2019
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Key facts for Summer 2019:

Date:   29 - 31 July, 1 - 2,  5 - 9, 12* - 13* August 2019
Time:   09:30 - 16:30
Tuition Fee:   HKD $3,500.00
Students who have attended all sessions will be granted a HKD $1,000 scholarship


* 12 - 13 August are reserved for make-up class in case there is any cancellation of classes due to bad weather or other unexpected factors.



The course will cover some basic elements within robotics, from the introduction to the role of robotics in the modern society, the history and the state-of-the-art developments in robotics, to some basic concepts in robotics related to the modelling, control and feedback. In addition to lecture classes, the hands-on component would allow students to apply their learnt knowledge to enable robot manipulators to perform some specific tasks.


Organising units:
  • Faculty of Engineering, CUHK
  • Faculty of Science, CUHK
  • Centre for Promoting Science Education, CUHK
Category:   Category I – University Credit-Bearing
Learning outcomes:   Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:
  1. Appreciate the role of robotics in the modern society and its challenges
  2. Learn about the components of a robot or robotic system
  3. Extend STEM knowledge learnt in secondary education to the study of robotics
  4. Gain hands-on experience in commanding robot arms to perform different actions
Learning Activities:
  1. Lectures
  2. Exercise and Assignment (Assessment)
  3. Lab
  4. Case Discussion (Tutorial)
  5. Guest talk
Medium of Instruction:   Cantonese supplemented with English
  1. Short test or Exam
  2. Project Demo
Recognition:   No. of Academy unit(s):  3 university credits*
*Students who complete the course and meet its requirement can opt for credit exemption when they study at CUHK
Expected applicants:   Students who are Studying in S4 to S6 or equivalent
Have taken at least one science course which include Biology, Chemistry, Combined Science, Physics, Information and Communication Technology, Design and Applied Technology, Mathematics Extended Module 1 or 2.
Organising period:    Summer 2019
Application method:   SAYT Online application