Leader: G Lowe
Not offered in 2005.
Synopsis: Application case studies including consideration of financial and social issues. Economic analyses of installations, safety issues (the Australian Standard), processes suited to robotics applications, system approach to robotics in manufacturing. Flexible manufacturing systems, group technology, research and development trends in robotics, artificial intelligence and robotics.
Assessment: Examinations (2 hours): 70% + Written assignments: 30%
Contact Hours: 2 hours per week