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Title: A Cost-Effective Automation and Robotics Lab PDF
Url: https://www.semanticscholar.org/paper/AC-2007-2211%3A-A-COST-EFFECTIVE...
Creator: Anderson, John
Publisher: University of Southern Mississippi. School of Construction
Description: Much work has been published in the area of design of laboratory exercises and facilities to support teaching robotics and automation. New opportunities are becoming available, however, to allow laboratory facilities that are portable, have applications to a wide range of subjects, and are inexpensive. A large software manufacturer has recently entered the robotics software arena with a unique approach. They are supporting small hobby class robots as well as larger industrial units. This provides an opportunity to build small robot models that may easily be scaled to large industrial systems. This paper describes the construction of small 6 axis robot manipulators and the development of lecture and laboratory components to capitalize on them. Materials were developed in the areas of kinematics, dynamics, control and interfacing with work cells, integration with industrial controls, and programming. Development of industrial scale systems using the same software architecture is also addressed.
LC Classification: Bibliography. Library science. Information resources (General) -- Subject bibliography -- Engineering -- Special topics, A-Z -- Robotics
Education -- Special aspects of education -- Types of education -- Industrial education (General) -- High technology and education
Technology -- Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering -- Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering -- Management and superintendence of electrical enterprises -- Interconnection of power systems -- Automation
Technology -- Manufactures -- Production management. Operations management -- Manufacturing engineering. Process engineering -- Manufacturing processes
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Engineering
Science -- Technology
Educational Technology
Educational Technology -- Technology
Key Concept: Computer science -- Robotics
Resource Type: Reference Material
Format: Document -- PDF
Audience: Educator
Education Level: Higher Education
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Lower Division)
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Lower Division)
Vocational/Professional Development Education
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
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Source Type: ATE Center
Source: National Center for Manufacturing Education
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