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Assembly automation ( 6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL)


Leader: G Lowe

Not offered in 2005.

Synopsis: Assembly procedures including mechanical and electronic industrial assembly, SCARA robots, external sensing requirements, compliancy in wrists, force-control loops for assembly programming, high-level programming language requirements, gripper design, methods of parts delivery, interfacing to industrial equipment, product design for assembly.

Assessment: Examination: 70% + Written assignments: 30%

Contact Hours: 2 hours per week

Prerequisites: CSE4830