Applications for Robots

Course Description

This class covers the most common applications of industrial robots.

Course ID: MFG 2018P
Course Format: Online

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Available Online Sections

Access Begins Access Ends Registration Deadline Format Cost CRN
Section Details Oct 1, 2017 Jun 19, 2018 Jun 12, 2018 Online $150 17853

Who Should Attend

Managers with new responsibilities or/new managers and those ready to move into a management role. (Managers, Supervisors, Operations Managers, Plant Managers, Plant Engineers)

How You Will Benefit

  • List the reasons manufacturers use robots.
  • Explain the advantages and disadvantages of using robots.
  • Describe the basic capabilities of robots.
  • Describe spot welding, arc welding, material handling, and machine tending robots.
  • Distinguish between spraying robots and assembly robots.
  • Describe fabrication and processing robots.
  • Describe inspection robots.

Content

  • Pre-Assessment of Knowledge
  • Objectives
  • Why Use Industrial Robots?
  • The Pros and Cons of Using Robots
  • Robot Capabilities
  • Spot Welding
  • Arc Welding
  • Material Handling
  • Machine Tending
  • Spraying
  • Assembly
  • Fabrication and Processing
  • Inspection
  • Post Assessment of Knowledge

Materials

Required - Student Must Provide

  • Computer with system components
    • Windows Computer
      • Make sure your Operation System is Windows 2000, XP Professional with Service Pack 2 or higher, and or Windows Vista Home Edition and higher.
      • To access video content make sure you have Windows Silver Light 4 and Windows Media Player 9 and higher.
      • Ensure you have administrative access or a local System Administrator available if the above requirements are not installed.
    • Macintosh Computer
      • Make sure your Operating system is Mac OS X version 10.3.9 and higher.
      • To access web content make sure you have Safari 5 or Mozilla Firefox 3.6 and higher.
      • To access video content make sure you have Windows Silver Light 4 and Flip4Mac 2 and higher.
      • Ensure you have Administrative access or a local System Administrator available if the above requirements are not installed.
  • Headphones
  • Printer

For Course-Related Questions

Please contact the course administrator: Tim Israel

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