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Introduction to ME robotics - 3 Days

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Course Code
LA62502
Location
Deeside
Duration
Part Time, 3 Days
Department
Engineering, Manufacturing & Maintenance
Start Date
04 Jun 2024
End Date
18 Jun 2024
Course Overview

This course is an introduction to programming industrial robots. Anyone with an interest in robotics or who is looking to expand their skills to start a career in programming industrial robots should apply. Students will learn how to operate industrial robots, create, edit and prove new programs as well as learn about the safety aspects of industrial robots. Students will be exposed to KUKA, ABB, Mitsubishi and UR robots during the course.

The course will culminate in a practical programming task where learners will program a KUKA robot to carry out a simulated industrial manufacturing task.

The course is delivered using a variety of hardware including an extensive mechatronics simulated production line, various industrial robots and simulation software.

Learning Outcomes

On this course, you will cover:

What are industrial robots and why we use automation.
How machines sense the world - an introduction to sensors and transducers.
Types of robots commonly used in industrial automation.
End effectors and End of Arm Tooling (EOAT).
How automated processes are controlled.
Practical activities investigating a simulated production line.
Position and speed control techniques.
Precision, accuracy and the limits of modern robots.
Safety and maintenance of robots.
Programming methods.
Using pendant controllers.
Practical activity controlling a modern industrial robot.
Preparing a program.
Motion types.
Controlling speed, collisions and brakes.
Different coordinate systems and path efficiency.

Multiple choice and practical formative assessments.
No prior knowledge is required, although an understanding of general mechanical/electrical engineering principles would be advantageous.
Robotics Engineer
Mechatronics Engineer
Automation Integration Engineer
Machine Learning Specialist
Software Engineer
Electrical Maintenance Engineer
Robotics Machine Operator
Robot Programmer.
£540 per Learner (Minimum 6)
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