Course Description

Course Name

Computer Integrated Manufacture and Robotics

Session: VCPS3119

Hours & Credits

8 Host University Units

Prerequisites & Language Level

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


Course outline: This course aims to develop an advanced understanding of computer integrated manufacture and robotics. Topics include: computer integrated manufacturing, computer numerical control (CNC) of machine tools; flexible manufacturing systems (FMS); materials handling and robot directed transfer systems; robot kinematics; low cost automation; software control systems; and hardware interfacing.

8 NQF credits at level 7; 24 lectures

DP requirements: 1) Attendance of the practical and submission of the report for the practical. A minimum of 50% for the report and a minimum of ?Satisfactory? for the ELO must obtain. 2) Demonstration of the programming project to the external examiner. 3) A minimum of 40% class mark.

Assessment: One 2 hour June examination. This exam is divided into two sections held on the same day. The first hour counting 60% is on the written theory. The second hour is a practical examination and counting 40% of the exam. Class mark is made up of homework and projects. The main programming project counts 20% of the class mark. The final mark 50% class mark, 50% examination mark.

Co-requisite:MAM2082F Computer Programming in Matlab.

*Course content subject to change