Automation 7.5 Credits

First cycle, T0014T
Course syllabus valid: Autumn 2015 Sp 1 - Spring 2016 Sp 4
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Syllabus established
The syllabus was established by the Department of Applied Physics and Mechanical Engineering 2007-02-28, and remains valid from autumn 2007.

Last revised
by Mats Näsström 18 Jun 2015

Education level
First cycle
Grade scale
G U 3 4 5
Manufacturing Systems Engineering
Subject group (SCB)
Mechanical Engineering

Entry requirements

In order to meet the general entry requirements for first cycle studies you must have successfully completed upper secondary education and documented skills in English language and Basic knowedge in manufacturing engineering and technology equivalent to T0019T Manufacturing Methods or equivalent.

More information about English language requirements


The selection is based on 1-165 credits.

Course Aim
The students taking this course will obtain broad knowledge of machines and equipment used in automated and integrated manufacturing systems. Practical experience of automated systems will be provided through projects in the divisions robot cells and a small case study.

Automation equipment and technologies. PLC\'s industrial robots and automated transport and storage systems (60%). Machnine tools, jigs and fixtures (20%). Case study (20%)

Lectures, seminars, case studies and group laboratory exercises. The lab.\'s are compulsory.

Sucessful completion of the lab.\'s, exercises and project will give a pass grade. The grade can be improved by taking the written exam at the end of the course.

Jan Frostevarg

Transition terms
The course T0014T is equal to MPR043

Literature. Valid from Autumn 2013 Sp 1 (May change until 10 weeks before course start)
Automation Technologies (E-bok) av Daniel E. Kandray, P.E.

Course offered by
Department of Engineering Sciences and Mathematics

0001Laboratory work and Assignment report7.5G U 3 4 5
0002Non-compulsory examination0.0G U 3 4 5