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ADM 2020 - Robotics and Automated Systems Design

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture 2Lab 2
Course Description: This course provides a basic introduction to the field of robotics technology. Because of the multidisciplinary nature of robotics, the student is exposed to various facets of robotics including concepts from computer, electrical and mechanical disciplines with a focus on manufacturing processes. Content includes manipulators, drive systems, controllers, motion, payload, programming, and vision systems.
MnTC Goals
None

Prerequisite(s): CSCI 1060  with a grade of C or higher.
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. Engineering design processes for robotic manufacturing systems
  2. Robotic systems for the “Factory of the Future”
  3. Programming methods used in robotics
  4. Automatous robotics
  5. Vison systems
  6. Computer aided design tools
  7. Technical documentation
  8. Internet of things link to manufacturing
  9. Programming, interfacing and integration of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCS)
  10. Robotic installation
  11. Robotic mechanisms and sensors
  12. Tools and equipment
  13. Troubleshooting and repair of robotic components and systems

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. apply safe setup operations and procedures.
  2. describe new applications of robotics in manufacturing.
  3. develop computer generated machine paths using simulation and robotic application software.
  4. explain the history of robotic enhanced manufacturing.
  5. investigate limitations and advantages of types of robotic systems.


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