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Automation and Robotics (EPT 383/3): Subject Guides to Automation and Robotics

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Course Synopsis

This course introduces industrial automation and robotic which have been used in the industries today. Its covers topics regarding automation systems such as pneumatic, hydraulic, programmable logic control (PLC), material handling, Automated Storage/Retrieval System (ASRS), Automated Guided Vehicles (AGV), Flexible Manufacturing System (FMS), Automated Production Lines, and Automated Assembly Lines. Students learn how to design pneumatic and hydraulic circuits manually before using programmable logic control (PLC) with FluidSIM software in the lab. The course covers an explanation of the classification of robots, robot systems, end-of-arm tooling, sensors, robot safety and robot utilisation in the industries. In addition, Combination of Modular Production System (MPS) with Automation and Robotic Systems are also discussed.

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