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Automation and Production Technology 7,5 Credits

Course Contents

Within the area of increasing automation solutions and emerging production technologies in production systems there are several challenges as well as opportunities in order to manage to select technologies and develop an efficient, flexible and supportive production solution. In the course different types of automation strategies and emerging production technologies are explored and related to flexibility, cost efficiency and safety risk assessments.

The course includes the following elements:
- Introduction to different automation solutions, e.g dedicated versus flexible, robot or single axis movements, definition, grippers
- Selection of tasks possible to automate
- Technologies within automation, e.g. sensors, gripping technologies
- Production technologies
- Conceptual design of production cells utilizing automation and/or emerging production technologies.


Passed courses at least 90 credits within the major subject in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering and Management, Computer Engineering and Civil Engineering and 15 credits Mathematics, and completed course in Integrated Product Realization 7,5 credits and Production Development I - Strategy and System, 7,5 credits (or the equivalent). Proof of English proficiency is required.

Level of Education: Master
Course code/Ladok code: TAPS22
The course is conducted at: School of EngineeringLast modified 2023-11-14 12:42:14