Level/category

Professional studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Compulsory

Recommended year of study

4

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to learn how to use and select the basic components needed for Production Automation and how to solve problems with a ready system.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to: - Use suitable mechanical systems and conveyers - Use and program industrial robots - Calculate the required motor size - Program PLCs (Programmable Logic Controllers) - Solve problems with sensors and PLC systems

Course contents

- Mechanical Systems - Working Space (robots) - Motor Sizing - Robot Programming - PLC Programming - Production Automation, Problem Solving

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Industrial Control Systems

Additional information

All students must buy a Student Program Licence for the LearnWARE program (about 25¤). This gives the right to install and use the LearnWARE interactive book at your own computer.

Recommended or required reading

P&L:s LearnWARE, Automation

Study activities

  • Lectures - 20 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 3 hours
  • Exercise based learning - 10 hours
  • Laboratory lessons and tasks in a simulated environment - 37 hours
  • Project work and productions - 30 hours
  • Individual studies - 33 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 63 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 70 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

Exams

Teacher

Kuvaja Markus

Examiner

Durbo Badal

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

2009-01-29 - Exams

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