Automation and Robotics Course Descriptions

ATR 112 Introduction to Automation

This course introduces the basic principles of automated systems and describes the tasks that technicians perform on the job. Topics include the history, development, and current applications of robots and automated systems including their configuration, operation, components, and controls. Upon completion, students should be able to understand the basic concepts of automation and robotic systems.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 2; Lab, 3
Semester Hours Credit: 3
Prerequisites: ELC 128
Corequisite: None
ATR 112 Course Outline

ATR 218 Work Cell Integration

This course introduces high technology systems which are currently being used in new automated manufacturing facilities. Topics include integration of robots and work cell components, switches, proximity, vision and photoelectric sensors, with the automated control and data gathering systems. Upon completion, students should be able to install, program, and troubleshoot an automated manufacturing cell and its associated data communications systems.

Class, 2; Lab, 3; Semester Hours Credit, 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisite: None
ATR 218 Course Outline: Not Available