The course offers students insights of subsystems of a computer integrated manufacturing system; integration of and communication between those subsystems; and modelling, planning and analysis of manufacturing systems. The course provides elementary understanding of logic and digital control systems and automation of manufacturing operations.
Students will acquire basic training in program control of machine tools.
Upon completing this course, students are expected to get the following learning outcomes:
Knowledge and understanding:
Three of the 5 theoretical/computer-based assignments and both lab assignments must be approved for access to the written exam.
Examination and assessment
A 3 hour written exam account for 100% of the grade in the course.
The grading will be done by using a A-F grading scale, where F is a fail.
A re-sit exam will be arranged for this course.