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In this episode we looked at robots and the engineering principles of robots. We learned how robots use sensors to interpret their environment, how actuators and effectors allow a robot to manipulate the objects around it to accomplish a task, and how computers coordinate the efforts of the two.

Crash Course Engineering is produced in association with PBS Digital Studios: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL1mtdjDVOoOqJzeaJAV15Tq0tZ1vKj7ZV

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RESOURCES:
https://www.wired.com/story/what-is-a-robot/
https://www.superdroidrobots.com/shop/custom.aspx/mining-robots/65/
https://www.pbs.org/newshour/science/new-robot-surgeon-sews-up-pig-intestines
http://stm.sciencemag.org/content/8/337/337ra64
https://www.motoman.com/robotic-welding
https://blog.robotiq.com/bid/72927/What-is-Included-in-Robotic-Welding-Systems
https://www.cnet.com/news/be-afraid-darpa-unveils-terminator-like-atlas-robot/
https://www.theregister.co.uk/2015/01/23/atlas_unplugged_darpas_unterminator_robot_cuts_the_power_cable/
https://www.intorobotics.com/fruit-harvesting-robots/
https://techcrunch.com/2017/06/16/object-detection-api/?guccounter=1
http://www.sci.brooklyn.cuny.edu/~sklar/teaching/boston-college/s01/mc375/mc375-effectors.pdf
https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-05093-1
https://www.universal-robots.com/industries/automotive-and-subcontractors/

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