Courses & Units

Robotics and Automation ENG411

Hobart

Introduction

Foundation automation skills are developed 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.

Summary

Unit name Robotics and Automation
Unit code ENG411
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Engineering
Discipline Engineering
Coordinator Doctor Timothy Gale
Available as student elective? Yes
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Advanced

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

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International students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 21/2/2022 22/3/2022 11/4/2022 29/5/2022

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

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Learning Outcomes

  • Use key engineering automation systems foundation skills to solve tutorial and laboratory exercises.
  • Plan effectively for a robotics and automation system extension group project.
  • Develop a robotics and automation system that extends foundation automation skills and knowledge to achieve a defined automation outcome.
  • Demonstrate effective individual skills in project-based learning and teamwork within a group robotics and automation project.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
030701 $1,002.00 $1,002.00 not applicable $2,798.00
  • Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
  • HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
  • FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Online Lecture: 1 hour per week

Tutorials and project sessions: 3 hours per week

Laboratories: 4 x 2 hour sessions

AssessmentProject Foundation Skills Summary Report and Portfolio. (30%)|Project Plan and Design (10%)|Project Report (30%)|Project Portfolio (30%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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