ROBOT APPLICATIONS 1: FUNDAMENTALS OF ROBOTIC CONTROL
Explores advantages and disadvantages of robots compared to other automated systems. A basic robot system is analyzed and programmed. Robot safety, inputs, outputs and flowcharting are introduced. Basic robot types and end effectors are explored. Basic robot operations are implemented. Robot safety issues are addressed. Robotic teach pendants are used as the programming tool.
Pre/Corequisites: 10-620-153 MACHINE CONTROL 3: SENSORS AND MACHINE SAFETY, and 10-620-164 PLC 1: PLC LADDER LOGIC AND BIT BASED INSTRUCTIONS. Condition: Enrollment in the Electromechanical Technology Associate Degree, Industrial Electronics and Maintenance Technician Technical Diploma, or Electrical Maintenance Certificate.