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Module 01. - Introduction to Automation

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Module 1 - INTRODUCTION TO AUTOMATION
This module provides a general overview of automation systems and the role of automation in industry. It also covers the basic principles of
flexible automation and flexible manufacturing systems. The advantages of automation are outlined, and the main components associated with
automation systems are explored. An introduction to automation simulation is presented with an emphasis on practical application.

Learning Outcomes:
• Define the term “automation”.
• List three advantages of using automation systems.
• Name six factors affecting the original design of PLCs.
• Describe the role of automation in industry.
• Define flexible automation.
• Differentiate between economy of scale and economy of scope.
• List three examples of continuous flow processes.
• Describe the purpose of a flexible manufacturing system.
• Explain the difference between DCS, RCS and CCS.
• Define automation simulation and explain its advantages

 

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Class Details

365 Sessions
Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Location
MiraCosta College-Oceanside Campus

Instructor
George Brown College 

Tuition: 

$590.00

Registration Closes On
Monday, December 31, 2018 @ 12:00 AM


Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
1/1/2018 - 12/31/2018 Weekly -Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Oceanside, MiraCosta College-Oceanside Campus  Map, Room: ONLINE George Brown College 

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