MFGEN 333

Industrial Automation

Manufacturing Engineering Ira A. Fulton College of Engineering

Course Description

Application of sensors, actuators, robotics, part feeding and assembly, PLCs, pneumatic and hydraulic control, for justifying industrial automation.

When Taught

Fall

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

2

Fixed

2

Title

Automation System and Process Design

Learning Outcome

Students will understand and apply fundamental design methodologies for the selection of appropriate automation processes and equipment.

Title

Variation

Learning Outcome

Students will learn the impact of part variation on automated production.

Title

Programming

Learning Outcome

Students will demonstrate ability to program industrial robots and PLCs that communicate with industrial hardware for control of automated systems. 

Title

Communication

Learning Outcome

Students will establish effective written communication skills through technical reports.