ATR 112 Introduction to Automation
This course introduces the basic principles of automated systems and describes the tasks that technicians perform on the job. Topics include the history, development, and current applications of robots and automated systems including their configuration, operation, components, and controls. Upon completion, students should be able to understand the basic concepts of automation and robotic systems.
Course Hours Per Week: Class, 2; Lab, 3
Semester Hours Credit: 3
Prerequisites: ELC 128
ATR 112 Course Outline
This course introduces high technology systems which are currently being used in new automated manufacturing facilities. Topics include integration of robots and work cell components, switches, proximity, vision and photoelectric sensors, with the automated control and data gathering systems. Upon completion, students should be able to install, program, and troubleshoot an automated manufacturing cell and its associated data communications systems.
Class, 2; Lab, 3; Semester Hours Credit, 3
ATR 218 Course Outline: Not Available