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College Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ROBO 1200 - Robot Operations, Handling Tool, & Programming

Credit Hours: 3.00


Prerequisites: None

(replaces ROBO 1110 and ROBO 1440 together but does not equate to either course separately)

This is an introductory course covering the tasks and procedures needed to safely setup, program, and maintain a robots with handling tool software.  It involves both classroom instruction and hands-on training.

Billable Contact Hours: 4

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OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Outcome 1:  The student will be able to describe robotic basics.

Objectives:

  1. Identify the components of a robot.
  2. Identify the safety zones.

Outcome 2:  The student will be able to program a robot.

Objectives:

  1. Program selective points into robot in various operational modes.
  2. Modify existing programs.

Outcome 3:  The student will be able to operate a robot.

Objectives:

  1. Execute a student program.
  2. Recover from critical and minor faults.

Outcome 4:  The student will be able to setup a material handling robot.

Objectives:

  1. Setup and execute tool, user, and jog frames.
  2. Store and load programs from the USB port on the teach pendant.

Outcome 5:  The student will be able to program a material handling robot.

Objectives:

  1. Add positional offsets to a functional program.
  2. Monitor program parameters in executed program.

Outcome 6:  The student will be able to operate a robot.

Objectives:

  1. Adjust program parameters as needed.
  2. Change encoder batteries.
  3. Re-master a robot.

COMMON DEGREE OUTCOMES (CDO)
• Communication: The graduate can communicate effectively for the intended purpose and audience.
• Critical Thinking: The graduate can make informed decisions after analyzing information or evidence related to the issue.
• Global Literacy: The graduate can analyze human behavior or experiences through cultural, social, political, or economic perspectives.
• Information Literacy: The graduate can responsibly use information gathered from a variety of formats in order to complete a task.
• Quantitative Reasoning: The graduate can apply quantitative methods or evidence to solve problems or make judgments.
• Scientific Literacy: The graduate can produce or interpret scientific information presented in a variety of formats.

CDO marked YES apply to this course:
Information Literacy: YES
Quantitative Reasoning: YES
Scientific Literacy: YES

COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE

  1. Safely power up the robot from a complete shutdown.
  2. Manipulate the robot using the teach pendant.
  3. Set up and test robot movement parameters for a given work cell.
  4. Create and test programs for a given task.
  5. Edit programs in teach mode.
  6. Master and calibrate the robot.
  7. Review safety procedures.
  8. Power up and jog the robot.
  9. Recover from common program and robot faults.
  10. Create, modify, and execute a teach pendant.
  11. Power up and jog the robot.
  12. Recover from common program and robot faults.
  13. Execute production operations.
  14. Create, modify, and execute a material handling program.
  15. Create and execute macros.
  16. Monitor, force, and simulate input and output signals.
  17. Backup and restore individual programs and files.

Primary Faculty
Dulinski, Kenneth
Secondary Faculty
Seger, Jennifer
Associate Dean
Thero, Laura
Dean
Hutchison, Donald



Official Course Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088



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