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Introduction to Automation

Subject ID Classroom Hours Lab Hours Clinic Coop Or Shop Hours Credit Hours
ATR 112 2 3 0 3
Prerequisite

None

Corequisite

None

Description

This course introduces the basic principles of automated manufacturing 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.

Credit by examination is not available for this course because of the nature of the course and in some cases safety requirements in the use of equipment. Any exceptions must be with the approval of the department chairperson.

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