Automated Manufacturing Technology

AUMF 1150 INTRODUCTION TO ROBOTICS (30-45-3)
Prerequisite: AUMF 1120
Explores basic robotic concepts. Studies robots in typical application environments. Topics include robot history and fundamentals, robot classification, power sources, robot applications in the workplace, robot control techniques, path control, end of arm tooling, robot operation and robot controllers, controller architecture in a system, robotic language programming, and human interface issues.

AUMF 1520 MANUFACTURING ORGANIZATIONAL PRINCIPLES (15-0-1)
Prerequisite: Program admission
This course provides learners with an overview of the functional and structural composition of organizations. Topics include supply and demand, product flow, types of manufacturing processes, plant safety, structure of manufacturing organizations, manufacturing business principles, employee impact on the bottom line, and workplace ethics.

AUMF 2060 WORK CELL DESIGN LABORATORY (15-30-2)
Prerequisite: Program admission
Allows students to work in instructor-supervised teams, assembling and operating an automated production system's cell. Students will select equipment, write specifications, design fixtures and interconnects, integrate systems/provide interfaces, and operate the assigned system. Topics include work cell requirement analysis, work cell specifications, work cell assembly, work cell programming, work cell debugging/troubleshooting, and prototype or demonstration work cell operation.