TRON110 - Introduction to Robotics/Automation

This course is available to all students in their first quarter of instruction and serves as an overview of the industry as a whole, in order that the student can put their skills in perspective as they are acquired.

Credits: 1

Distribution: Career Training


  1. Differentiate between 'robot' and 'robotics'.
  2. Compare three types of energy tranfer used in automation, in terms of applicability, process, advantages and shortcomings.
  3. State the advantages of automation in manufacturing.
  4. Demonstrate basic understanding of SOP's and their purpose in a manufacturing environment. Identify major components of SOPs.
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