AUTO07021 2015 Robotics and Integrated Manufacturing 302

General Details

Full Title
Robotics and Integrated Manufacturing 302
Transcript Title
Robotics and Integrated Manuf
Code
AUTO07021
Attendance
75 %
Subject Area
AUTO - Automation
Department
MENG - Mech. and Electronic Eng.
Level
07 - NFQ Level 7
Credit
05 - 05 Credits
Duration
Semester
Fee
Start Term
2015 - Full Academic Year 2015-16
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Author(s)
Niall Colleary, Eamonn Price
Programme Membership
SG_EPREC_B07 201500 Bachelor of Engineering in Precision Engineering and Design SG_EPREC_B07 201500 Bachelor of Engineering in Precision Engineering and Design SG_EPREC_J07 201700 Bachelor of Engineering in Precision Engineering and Design SG_EPREC_B07 201800 Bachelor of Engineering in Precision Engineering and Design
Description

Advanced PLC programming , Advanced hydraulics.

Hydraulic proportional control.

Robotics and Robotic intergration.

Vision systems.

Intergrating vision systems.

 

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;

1.

Apply sequential function chart (Grafcet or state transition) methods to control sequential processes including selective and parallel branching techniques.

2.

Design and build Electro-Hydraulic circuits.

3.

Demonstrate an understanding of hydraulic proportional control systems, design and build a proportional control system.

4.

Be able to program a typical "sprue picker" such as the "Apex"

5.

Demonstrate an understanding of machine vision systems

6.

Write advanced programs in Melfa Basic programming lanuage to control automation systems.

Teaching and Learning Strategies

Students will engage with industry though industry visits and guest lecturers.

Module Assessment Strategies

Assessment is through continuous assessment and final written exam.

Repeat Assessments

As per marks and standards

Indicative Syllabus

PLC

PLC programming methods, ladder, boolean.

Sequential logic, Grafset, parellel and selective branching.

 

 

Advanced Hydraulics

Pump selection, motors, cylinder selection,

Electro-hydraulics

PLC control with hydraulics, latch circuits.

Proportional hydraulics

Closed loop control, proportional control theory, hydraulic proportional circuits.

Robotics

Robot types, robotic applications,

integration of robotics into production systems.

Vision systems, identification of product features.

Robotic integration.

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
40 %
End of Semester / Year Formal Exam
60 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Continuous Assessment Lab Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 40 % OnGoing 1,2,3,4,5,6
             
             

End of Semester / Year Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Final Exam Exam Final Exam UNKNOWN 60 % End of Term 1,2,3,4,6
             
             

Full Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Lecture Flat Classroom Lecture 1 Weekly 1.00
Laboratory Practical Engineering Laboratory Lab 2 Weekly 2.00
Independent Learning UNKNOWN Use of remote labs 3 Weekly 3.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 3.00 Hours

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

Authors

Title

Publishers

Year

D.Merkle,B.Schrader, M.Thomas

Hydraulics

Festo

 

D.Merkle,K.Rupp, D.Scholz

Electrohydraulics

Festo

 

D.Scholz

Proportional Hydraulics

 

1996

Andrew Parr

Hydraulics and Pneumatics

Newnes

1991

Bosch Automation

Mechatronics, Theory and Applications

 

2000

Kevin Collins

PLC Programming for industrial Automation

Diggorypress

2007

Thomas A. Hughes

Programmable Controllers

ISA

2005

URL Resources

Link on the moodle site

Other Resources

Course notes - links on the moodle site

Additional Information

None