TRON114 - Measurement

In order to troubleshoot effectively, technicians must be able to take mechanical and electrical measurements. This course provides experience in taking these measurements, making use of meters, oscilloscopes, calipers and other measurement devices commonly used in automation and robotics.

Credits: 4

Distribution: Career Training

Outcomes

  1. Using industry-relevant equipment and to industry standards of time and accuracy, measure electrical voltage, current and resistance.
  2. Using industry-relevant equipment and to industry standards of time and accuracy, determine the dimensions of a physical object.
  3. Independently and safely select and handle precision measurement tools in the course of work, identifying problems with tool selection, set-up and handling and knowing how/when to escalate.
  4. Using industry standards of time and accuracy, convert measurement data between systems of units.