Why robots should do what we dotodayAdvantages Disadvantages Less mistakes Extremely high capital cost More precise Can malfunction Can do many things faster Can not be programmed for Can do dangerous jobs every scenario Can work 24 hours a day Can not think creatively Does not require food or Can get rusted water Has many moving parts that Can multitask can stop working
Uses of robots In hospitals for surgery In factories to make vehicles, toys, electronics, and silverware In the military as robots that detect mines and etc. In homes for entertainment and for cleaning
George DevolGeorge Devol made the first industrial robot in 1954.
Famous robots Honda ASIMO robot Roomba Space exploration robots Pneubots Robot grrl Robot brrd
This is the Honda ASIMO(Advanced Step in Innovative Mobility) robot . It looks like a human andcan walk but not exactly like one. It is hard for robots to walk because they have to adjust theirselves before taking the next step or they would fall. Asimo is the world’s most humanoid robot.
Robots can also be used for cleaning . Roomba is basically a robotic vacuum.
Types of robots Humanoid robots Robotic arms Space exploration robots
Parts of a robot Processor/ microprocessor Sensor/detector- eye, pressure sensor, smoke detector, etc. Actuator(something that makes it do something) Power source
ProcessorA processor is the part of acomputer/robot that processesthe information.
SensorA sensor is something that senses something and reports it tothe processor. A smoke detector is a sensor that senses smoke.
ActuatorAn actuator is something that makes therobot do something. Like a motor, it makesthe robot move.
Power sources Battery Wind Hydroelectric Nuclear Power outlet
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