Productions Systems and Automation

2018/2019

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

  • Must have an understanding of the basic elements and concepts involved in industrial manufacturing
  • Must have knowledge about important material transformation processes
  • Must have knowledge about main automation building blocks
  • Must understand how the building blocks can be combined into an integrated production system
  • Must have an understanding of the relationship between product design and automation (design for automation)
  • Must have knowledge about safety issues related to the operation of automatic manufacturing systems
  • Must understand benefits of automation in product realisation

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • Must be able to formulate operational objectives for the performance of an automatic production facility
  • Must be able to develop solution concepts that satisfy requirements specification
  • Must be able to identify critical elements of proposed solution concepts
  • Must be able to design safe automated production system
  • Must be able to justify the benefits of an automatic production system

Competences

  • Must be able to interact and communicate with the participants involved in the design, development and operation of manufacturing systems
  • Must have gained awareness and a holistic understanding of automatic manufacturing systems and part of running a production facility

Type of instruction

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

Exam

Exams

Name of examProductions Systems and Automation
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
ECTS5
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAs stated in the Joint Programme Regulations
http:/​/​www.en.tech.aau.dk/​education-programmes/​Education+and+Programmes/​

Facts about the module

Danish titleProduktionssystemer og automation
Module codeESNROBB5K2
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS5
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Electronics and IT
FacultyTechnical Faculty of IT and Design