In this unit foundation automation skills are developed in the first part of this unit and are then applied in a group team-based environment to the design and implementation of robotics and engineering automation systems. Topics include programmable logic controllers and supervisory control, industrial robotics, machine vision, and microcontroller-based autonomous mobile robotics.
|Unit name||Robotics and Automation|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Engineering
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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1. Demonstrate foundation skills in key engineering automation systems in a laboratory environment within the context of preparing for a group project.
2. Plan effectively for a robotics and automation system extension group project that extends foundation automation skills and knowledge.
3. Develop a robotics and automation system that extends foundation automation skills and knowledge to achieve a defined automation outcome.
4. Demonstrate effective individual skills in project-based learning and teamwork within a group robotics and automation project.
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You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
Four major assessments: collated lab report portfolio (30%), project plan and design group report (10%), group project report (30%) and individual project portfolio (30%)
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