Manufacturing Processes, Automation and Robots


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

To introduce the student to a number of different technologies for manufacturing and automation, incl. robots.

Learning objectives


  • Must have knowledge about key technologies for manufacturing and automation.
  • Must have knowledge about robots in particular.
  • Must have knowledge about relevant manufacturing and automation processes.
  • Must have knowledge about materials.
  • Must have basic knowledge about control of automation processes.  


  • Must be able to choose the right manufacturing and automation technologies for a given product type and product material.
  • Must be able identify the right robot technology for a given automation problem
  • Must be able to relate the key technologies for manufacturing and automation to the relevant digital models.
  • Must be able to program automation technologies and robots


  • Is able to map a product innovation into an automation process
  • Is able to outline a manufacturing and automation process based on given needs
  • Is able to program automation technologies and robots

Type of instruction

The teaching is organized in accordance with the general form of teaching. Please see the programme cirruculum §17.

Extent and expected workload

Since it is a 5 ECTS course module the expected workload is 150 hours for the student.



Name of examManufacturing Processes, Automation and Robots
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleFremstillingsprocesser, automatisering og robotter
Module codeM-MOE-B2-5
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of Production
DepartmentDepartment of Materials and Production
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science