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ATMN 285 - Industrial Automation Integration

3 Credit: (1 lecture, 3 open-lab, 0 clinical) 4 Contact Hours: [Prerequisite: ATMN 260  or ELEC 254 ][Pre-or co-requisite: ATMN 275  or ELEC265]


This course is a companion to Industrial Automation II and provides a more detailed understanding of robots and their integration with other machines. Students will learn hardware, software, and system design.  
OFFERED: spring semesters

Course Goals/ Objectives/ Competencies:
Goal 1:  Explore Industrial Concepts.

  1. Compare analog and digital.
  2. Identify inputs and outputs.
  3. Compare numbering systems.  
  4. Identify electrical power requirements. 
  5. Identify pneumatic requirements.
  6. Identify hydraulic requirements.
  7. Compare continuous, synchronous and asynchronous processes.
  8. Demonstrate proper documentation techniques. 
  9. Demonstrate safety.  
  10. Examine electrostatic discharge.

Goal 2:  Identify Components and Hardware.

  1. Compare controllers.
  2. Compare interfaces.
  3. Compare sensors.
  4. Examine power control and distribution.
  5. Identify discrete controls.
  6. Examine actuators and movement.
  7. Compare AC and DC motors.
  8. Identify mechanisms and machine elements.

Goal 3:  Integrate Machine Systems.

  1. Integrate conveyors.
  2. Integrate indexers.
  3. Integrate part feeders.
  4. Integrate robots and robotics.

Goal 4:  Program Process Systems and Automated Machinery.

  1. Illustrate chemical processing.
  2. Illustrate food processing.
  3. Illustrate packaging.
  4. Illustrate web handling.
  5. Illustrate metal processing.
  6. Illustrate plastic processing.
  7. Illustrate ceramic processing.
  8. Illustrate glass processing.
  9. Illustrate assembly machines.
  10. Illustrate inspection and test machine.

Goal 5:  Explore programming software.

  1. Use programming software.

Goal 6:  Analyze Machine and System Design.

  1. Determine system requirements.
  2. Determine design requirements.
  3. Demonstrate start-up.
  4. Demonstrate debugging.



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