Process Technology and Material Characteristics: Flexible Automation

2018/2019

Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

The module builds on knowledge gained on the 1st semester.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Through this course, the students are introduced to flexible, demand-driven and customer-defined manufacturing automation. The course outlines non-trivial application of robotic systems to customer-configured manufacturing of industrially produced consumer items.

Students who complete the module:

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • Must have a basic knowledge and understanding of theories and terminologies regarding process automation
  • Must have an understanding of highly flexible and integrated automation technologies (e.g. industrial robots, vision, automatic programming)
  • Must have an understanding of potential and limitation of flexible automation manufacturing
  • Must have understanding of elementary logistics of adaptable production systems

 

Skills

  • Must be able to use various technologies to realize flexible manufacturing systems (vision, robotics, automatic programming)
  • Must be able to make a concept design of a whole flexible manufacturing system
  • Must be able to integrate and implement elements of a flexible manufacturing system into a small and limited manufacturing system

Competences

  • Must have the ability to overview consequences of process automation
  • Must be able to undertake product definition according to configurable products and adaptive automation methods, in close collaboration with production and logistics specialists

Type of instruction

See general description of the types of instruction described in the introduction to Chapter 3.

Exam

Exams

Name of examProcess Technology and Material Characteristics: Flexible Automation
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
ECTS5
AssessmentPassed/Not Passed
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAs stated in the Joint Programme Regulations.

Facts about the module

Danish titleProcesteknik og materialeegenskaber: Fleksibel automation
Module codeAODITM2K162
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS5
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Architecture & Design
FacultyTechnical Faculty of IT and Design